Bonnie Lippe faced scorn from strangers for being “patient zero.” Her diagnosis on March 5, 2020 — followed shortly by confirmation that a Bethesda couple she’d never met had also tested positive — was a watershed moment, the beginning of the pandemic’s arc through the region.
Shalanda Young, a widely respected former congressional aide, is the clear public front-runner to be President Biden’s budget chief. But after wasting weeks backing a candidate who had limited political backing, the Biden administration is now hesitating in naming someone with nearly universal support.
The upcoming broadcast will air against a backdrop of the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements, with questions raised over how women are treated compared to men, especially a biracial American woman who marries a prince.
A coalition asked the New York attorney general to adopt rules to protect accusers and avoid political interference in the investigation into whether Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) sexually harassed his subordinates.
Public records experts voiced concern that the university leaders, who were also vacillating under pressure over whether to stage a football season, used a secure online portal in an apparent attempt to avoid taxpayer scrutiny.
Majority-Black Prince George’s County has by far the most coronavirus cases in Maryland, and the lowest percentage of vaccinated residents. Democratic officials say the governor is distracting from the key reasons so few Black residents have been vaccinated.