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Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Steve Bannon in contempt

A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted unanimously Tuesday to hold former White House aide Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after the longtime ally of former U.S. President Donald Trump defied a subpoena for documents and testimony.

In this Aug. 20, 2020, file photo, Steve Bannon, speaks with reporters in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File)

Brazil senators readying call for Bolsonaro criminal charges

Brazilian senators met into Tuesday night discussing a report that will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushing the country's death toll to second-highest in the world.

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro attends a ceremony to present the government's agenda to the newly elected mayors, at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)