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A woman holds her baby, who is being tested for a cholera infection at a makeshift hospital in Yemen's capital. Photo: Mohammed Huwais / Getty Images

The International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed Thursday that the cases of cholera in Yemen have reached 1 million. In four months, more than 2,000 have died from the disease, and it is now the largest cholera outbreak in history, the Washington Post reports.

Why it matters: The crisis in Yemen — a country engaged in civil war — has largely been ignored, and Yemen's citizens are dying in devastating numbers from disease, famine and war.

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Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for COVID-19

Lou Correa. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

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.

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