Apple follows Google in banning Parler appIn the wake of the Capitol Hill attack, the Twitter alternative has now been booted from Apple's App Store and the Google Play Store. The companies say Parler isn't adequately policing its content and removing violent material. Biden names geneticist Lander for new Cabinet-level post, elevating role of scienceU.S. President-elect Joe Biden named pioneering geneticist Eric Lander as the director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy on Friday, elevating the post to Cabinet-level status for first time. Republicans wrestle over removing TrumpGOP lawmakers are wrestling with whether to stick with President Trump between now and Jan. An off-duty Capitol Police officer has died days after the department lost an officer during the Capitol riotsThe federal law enforcement agency confirmed the death of Officer Howard Liebengood, who had been with the Capitol Police since April 2005. Mike Pence calls Kamala Harris to offer congratulationsIt’s the first known contact between the elected members of the outgoing and incoming administrations. President Donald Trump has not reached out to President-elect Joe Biden and has repeatedly questioned the legitimacy of Biden’s win. Biden: "We will manage the hell out of" COVID vaccine distributionHe promised to invoke the Defense Production Act to increase vaccine manufacturing. Ex-firefighter arrested for allegedly tossing fire extinguisher at Capitol copsThe fire extinguisher had actually struck three officers in the head, including one who was not wearing a helmet, authorities said. Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden’s inaugurationDonald Trump had already announced that he would not be attending Joe Biden’s inauguration — breaking tradition — after spending months making baseless allegations of voter fraud in an attempt to delegitimize Biden’s presidency. Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, pushes VP to oust himHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump as she pushes the vice president to invoke constitutional authority to force him out Trump’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ border policy was pushed aggressively by Jeff Sessions, despite warnings, Justice Department review findsThe Office of Inspector General report details Attorney General Sessions’s lead role in the failed policy.