President Biden worked to reassure dubious allies that the United States is back and to rally like-minded democracies in what he repeatedly cast as an existential battle against the world’s autocracies.
Even if a Senate-passed bill providing $52 billion in subsidies for the chip industry becomes law, the United States would still face stiff global competition to attract factories that make the cutting-edge technology.
Experts say the “perfect storm” of the coronavirus pandemic, increased inequality and protests against police brutality is to blame for the surge in shootings. They’re bracing for an even deadlier summer.
While the move would mark another turning point in the transition out of the pandemic, it could also bring an end to provisions that have, for months, protected residents from some of the economic fallout of widespread lockdowns.
The incident, which was caught in viral videos, left four teenagers arrested, authorities said. But the videos left many critics questioning whether police needed to use such force over a vaping ordinance.