The decisions that legislators and urban planners will make in the coming months about fencing, barriers and security measures could alter the landscape of the District and change the ease with which residents and visitors access public buildings, parks and elected officials.
On Tuesday, federal health officials recommended that states pause use of the vaccine while agencies review six U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of brain blood clot among the more than 7 million people who received the shot.
The new draft legislation put forward by Sens. Ron Wyden (Ore.) and Michael Bennet (Colo.) seeks to remedy the financial hardships that many families experienced in the past year, after the pandemic left a record number of people out of work.
Former representative Gabby Giffords at an art installation initiated by her foundation that includes 40,000 silk flowers signifying the almost 40,000 Americans who die each year from gun violence. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
Despite receiving a supply of vaccines in January, the small Himalayan kingdom didn’t begin immunizing its population until March 27, a date that was selected through astrological consultations with Buddhist monks.
Hundreds of major companies and corporate executives signed a statement that opposes laws that restrict voting rights, the latest step in an escalating battle over election laws being debated nationwide.
As the first big cryptocurrency player to go public, the San Francisco-based exchange’s direct listing on the Nasdaq is being viewed as a test run, with the potential to add a new layer of legitimacy to digital currency.