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Workers package items at an Amazon warehouse. Photo: Emanuele Cremaschi/Getty Images

Amazon posted its highest sales on record this Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the company says. The e-commerce giant sold a total of 18 million toys and 13 million pieces of apparel on the two big shopping days. In total, shoppers bought over 180 million items on Amazon over the holiday weekend.

The big picture: Online shopping — on both e-commerce platforms and traditional retailers' sites — is taking an increasingly large share of the holiday shopping blitz. Amazon maintains the edge online with speedy and cheap shipping, but rivals Walmart and Target are making big investments in efficient shipping to catch up.

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Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for COVID-19

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Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) announced on Saturday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Why it matters: Correa is the latest Democratic lawmaker to share his positive test results after last week's deadly Capitol riot. Correa did not shelter in the designated safe zone with his congressional colleagues during the siege, per a spokesperson, instead staying outside to help Capitol Police.

Far-right figure "Baked Alaska" arrested for involvement in Capitol siege

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The FBI arrested far-right media figure Tim Gionet, known as "Baked Alaska," on Saturday for his involvement in last week's Capitol riot, according to a statement of facts filed in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.

The state of play: Gionet was arrested in Houston on charges related to disorderly or disruptive conduct on the Capitol grounds or in any of the Capitol buildings with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session, per AP.