January 2021: Traffic piles up as drivers wait for COVID-19 tests outside of the Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium.
January 2021: Police munition causes explosion as 2,000 to 2,500 supporters of Donald Trump storm the Capitol Building following President Biden’s election.
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March: Marie Fabrizio, 95, sees her son, Dan Fabrizio, 59, at her assisted living home for the first time in a year following the pandemic lockdown.
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March: Vice President Harris swears in Deb Haaland as the 54th secretary of the Interior, making Haaland the first Native American cabinet secretary.
Expressions of gratitude are given to healthcare workers as they have confronted the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
April: Black Lives Matter activists protest for Ma’Khia Bryant, a 16-year-old who was fatally shot by a police officer.
August 2021: Team USA receives gold medal in the women’s 4×400 relay during the Olympics in Tokyo.
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August: Afghans climb on a plane in Kabul’s airport in hopes of leaving Afghanistan.
November: Brittany Spears’ fans celebrate at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse after discovering that Spears’ conservatorship has been terminated.