Like many black Americans, I’ve been followed by security personnel through stores without cause and pulled over by police officers at night for no reason. When I’m in scrubs, all of that happens less often.
The Supreme Court says states can require electors to support its popular vote winner. Election law expert Paul Smith of the Campaign Legal Center unpacks what the decision means for both November’s election and the future of the electoral college.
Taliban commanders and fighters in eastern Afghanistan speak not of peace but of toppling the Afghan government in Kabul, and they boast of a hard-fought “military victory” over American forces in the country.
All 176 passengers were killed in the Jan. 8 incident. Iranian authorities took days to admit its forces had fired an antiaircraft missile at the plane shortly after it took off from Imam Khomeini International Airport.
The fire took place aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard, an amphibious assault ship that was docked at Naval Base San Diego, Calif. Seventeen sailors and four civilians with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening were taken to a hospital, the Navy said.
Travelers contemplating a domestic trip can’t help but wonder: What’s it like . . . to take a train? To fly in a plane? To rent a car? Are passengers abiding by the rules, and what happens if they don't? Here is our report from the rails, sky and road.