Montgomery County has recorded at least 59 carjackings this year, up from 36 in all of 2020 and 20 in all of 2019. D.C. has seen at least 385 carjackings so far in 2021, a 19 percent jump over the same period in 2020. Numbers are also up in nearby Prince George’s County.
The departures of Symone Sanders, Ashley Etienne and other aides have reignited questions about why Vice President Harris churns through top-level Democratic staff, an issue that has colored her nearly 18 years in public service.
Record floods tied to climate change have created a crisis in the world’s newest nation. Among the most vulnerable are South Sudanese villagers in the vast wetland of the Sudd, where the White Nile and its tributaries swelled to levels people said they had never seen.
Supporters of Garvey, who founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association, say he was targeted by the U.S. government and persecuted for his work to uphold racial justice for Black people in the African diaspora.
As Arlington County embarks on an effort to strengthen trust with immigrant residents, the details of what that will look like — particularly over when and how Arlington communicates with federal immigration officials — remains an open question.