As proposals to arm teachers sweep across the nation, insurance companies are being forced to weigh the risks of these controversial plans. Some insurers are balking. Some are agreeing to provide policies but lamenting the lack of evidence about whether it makes schools safer — or increases the chances of people getting shot. Others are raising rates.
But at an impromptu meeting between the Korean leaders requested by Kim, he expressed concern about whether he could trust the U.S. guarantee that he would remain in power following denuclearization, said South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
The Irish have swept aside one of the most restrictive bans in the developed world after a historically high turnout in a landslide vote that reflects Ireland’s emergence as a socially liberal country no longer obedient to Catholic dictates.
Pfc. John H. Anderson Jr., left, and Sgt. Jessie C. Alba, right. (Photo montage by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
Pfc. John H. Anderson Jr., left, and Sgt. Jessie C. Alba, right. (Photo montage by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
John H. Anderson Jr.'s name appears on the wall. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
John H. Anderson Jr.'s name appears on the wall. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
Jessie C. Alba's name is etched on the memorial. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
Jessie C. Alba's name is etched on the memorial. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)
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At the memorial in Washington, John H. Anderson Jr.’s name is the first one visitors see as they approach the west side of the iconic black wall. If they come from the east, the first name they encounter belongs to Jessie C. Alba. Both were killed on May 25, 1968, a day of hard, relentless fighting all over South Vietnam. They were 20 years old.
Communal displays of faith have defined this district’s response to the shooting that left 10 dead on May 18. While some other schools affected by shootings have turned to politics, Santa Fe’s concerns have been less about guns than God.
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Josh Holt had been held on accusations that he stockpiled weapons and grenades in public housing, a charge that he denies, and his incarceration had become a major flash point in relations between Caracas and Washington. He was released Saturday and is back in the United States.
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