In a statement, the family of Colin L. Powell, 84, said he was fully vaccinated and thanked the staff at Walter Reed National Medical Center for their treatment. “We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great American,” the family said.
The Biden administration moved to set enforceable drinking water limits on certain chemicals — used in cosmetics, dental floss, food packaging, clothing and cleaning products — that are nearly indestructible and permeate the nation’s water supplies.
The world could soon be armed with another tool to fight the coronavirus pandemic: a twice-daily pill that has been shown to reduce the risk of hospitalization and death among people who have been infected with the coronavirus.
The Army general helped guide the U.S. military to victory in the 1991 Persian Gulf War as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He struggled a decade later over the U.S. invasion of Iraq as a beleaguered secretary of state under President George W. Bush.