Many House Republicans refused to wear masks on the House floor during a series of morning votes, before they called for the chamber to adjourn as GOP members rebuffed attempts by staff to get them to put on a mask.
Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) pressed his Republican colleague from Georgia on comments made in May. The spirited exchange came after police officers testified about the violent attack by a mob of Trump supporters.
The deaths of several generals in a short space of time come as the revolutionary vanguard that has led the communist country for six decades hands over power to a new generation. It is not clear what caused the deaths, and there is no indication they were related.
Worsening conditions in Haiti and Cuba, the global economic downturn, and the recent reopening of South American borders are fueling a surge that is overwhelming the town of Necoclí, a traditional way station for migrants.
Thousands of properties in the District are vacant or in need of repairs, but the city has lost out on millions in tax revenue because it is not charging the owners the higher tax rate for blighted properties.