The legislation, which passed 363 to 70, directs an independent review of the Afghanistan war’s legacy and errors, and establishes a new means for the military to prosecute sexual assault and related crimes.
On Sept. 29, 1978, the Vatican announced that John Paul I was dead of a heart attack, his body discovered in bed by a priest who served as his personal secretary.
That was just the first version of what happened.
Scientists stressed the positive in their research: Omicron did not escape antibodies completely, and people who had been previously infected and vaccinated with two shots had “relatively high” protection against the variant.
Over the course of his tenure on the editorial page, as an editorial writer, columnist and editorial page editor, Fred Hiatt wrote hundreds of signed columns and even more unsigned editorials. His topics ranged broadly, but if there was one theme that dominated, it was his fierce commitment to protecting human rights and safeguarding democracy, at home and abroad.
Committee leaders Tuesday blasted Mark Meadows for his about-face and released a withering statement noting that he had just published a book about his time as chief of staff to President Donald Trump.
The campaign against the 1936 “Nazi Olympics” included civil rights groups, college presidents, newspapers, labor organizations, politicians and others, but Germany still got the propaganda win it had been seeking.
The U.S. climate envoy said no government in the world can fund clean energy at the scale necessary to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, but the private sector could help fill that gap in investment.
For those who don’t play video games, buying a gift for a gamer can be a risky proposition. While everyone may want one of the new-generation consoles, we’re going to focus on some less expensive, easier to find ideas.
The Cornell University law professor, an outspoken critic of Wall Street banks, had been in line to oversee them as comptroller of the currency. Omarova had faced pushback from Republicans as well as moderate Democrats.
The former desk officer in the U.K. Foreign Office said that thousands of emails from Afghans potentially eligible for flights out went unread and that animals were prioritized over people in an airlift.
“Halo Infinite” hasn’t even officially released yet, but its esports circuit has hosted a series of open competitions for hundreds of teams vying for a spot to compete in the game’s first major tournament later this month.
The lawmakers voted in favor of a plan to redraw the boundaries of the city’s wards, making the fast-growing Navy Yard neighborhood a part of the historically low-income Ward 8 and the easternmost section of Capitol Hill a part of Ward 7.
While educators in D.C. are more racially diverse than the national average, the city’s public and public charter schools have struggled to resolve a deficit of Latino teachers and male teachers of color.