Even as coronavirus restrictions were lifted and protests quieted, the violence has continued to grow, and local leaders are grappling with a possibility they long feared: that a decades-long era of declining murder rates in cities may be over.
A three-judge panel in a one-page order on Monday issued a stay of the June 4 order from U.S. District Judge Roger T. Benitez of the Southern District of California, in which he likened an AR-15 rifle to a Swiss Army knife.
Many Oklahomans are alarmed to see terrorist Timothy McVeigh’s far-right ideology spread in the state he attacked, while a political class that is increasingly dominated by those who rarely speak against extremism or, worse, promote it.
Samuel Bickett stopped to intervene when he saw a man hitting a teenager with a baton. But the assailant was an off-duty policeman, and Bickett became an example of how foreigners can become embroiled in Beijing’s crackdown.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed adult vaccination rates by age through May 22, finding 80 percent of adults older than 65 had been immunized compared with just 38.3 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds.
Biles is nearly guaranteed to earn a place on the team at this weekend’s trials, and Jordan Chiles and Sunisa Lee have established themselves as top contenders. If they perform well, the meet could turn into a race for the fourth spot on the team.