A look back at the January 6 Capitol riot, one year later

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U.S. Capitol Riot: Jan. 6, 2021 ...

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It was a day that will forever be remembered as a terrifying mark in U.S. history. A day when the U.S. Capitol was stormed, with riots ensuing that resulted in a loss of life, destruction and chaos, and aftermath filled with questions—that many are still figuring out to this day.

One year later, we look back at images that were captured from those harrowing moments …

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Capitol riot in images

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Capitol riot in images

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Capitol riot in images

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Jerry Habraken-USA TODAY

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Jan 6, 2021; Washington, DC, USA;A line of police officers in riot gear guard the front lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Hughes-USA TODAY

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