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Courtroom sketch of Taylor Swift speaking from witness stand (Jeff Kandyba via AP)

"A federal jury [in Denver] found that a former radio show host groped singer Taylor Swift before a 2013 concert in Denver, and it awarded her a symbolic $1 in damages," per Denver Post's Kirk Mitchell:

  • "Swift issued a statement thanking her attorneys and the judge 'for fighting for me and anyone who feels silenced by a sexual assault.'"
  • Country deejay David Mueller sued Swift, her mother and her radio promotions manager, Frank Bell, seeking up to $3 million and claiming he was fired after Bell told the station the host had groped her.
  • Key evidence, per the N.Y. Times: a photo from a 2013 backstage meet-and-greet "that showed Mr. Mueller's hand behind Ms. Swift and near her rear." He was 51; she was 23.
  • Denver Post: "Swift countersued and sought the $1 in damages. She said she wants to serve as an example to other women who have been sexually assaulted."
  • Swift's attorney Douglas Baldridge said after the verdicts were read, "That dollar is of immeasurable value."

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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.