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Amazon has plans to split its second headquarters between two cities with 25,000 employees in each, the Wall Street Journal’s Laura Stevens reports, citing "a person familiar with the matter." Amazon declined to comment.

Why it matters: By dividing up the anticipated second headquarters, Amazon could dampen the anticipated impact of opening a massive new headquarters in just one city. The Washington Post reported Saturday that Amazon has plans to put its second headquarters in Crystal City, located in northern Virginia. And the New York Times reported tonight that the company is nearing a deal to put the other half of HQ2 in Long Island City in Queens, New York.

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the New York Times report on Amazon choosing Queens as a second location for HQ2.

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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.