Bearing flags and angry hand-lettered signs, legions of demonstrators gathered at the Lincoln Memorial, thronged outside the White House and marched across the District in one of the biggest local protests so far over police brutality and racial oppression in the United States.
As Tropical Storm Cristobal heads to the U.S. Gulf Coast, emergency management officials are urging people to evacuate when needed, despite the inherent virus risks of bunking in shelters with people who may be covid-positive.
In Hong Kong, police repeatedly broke their own rules and faced no consequences. But in other nations, including many in Europe, the police practices causing outrage in the United States are banned or are far more strictly regulated.
Tests of the first two Avelia Liberty high-speed train sets are underway in the Northeast Corridor and at a federal facility in Pueblo, Colo., and railroad crews have started training on the new technology in anticipation of a launch next spring, Amtrak officials said.
Jim Mattis, John Kelly, Jeff Sessions and Rex Tillerson are part of a pattern that raises serious questions about why the president continually hires top officials he later comes to describe as incompetents.
A spokesman told Vox that it was “a mistake” to deny that the agency employed tear gas on protesters outside the White House. Hours later, the acting chief reiterated his statement that Park Police officers did not use tear gas.
Abdelmalek Droukdel, who led the extremist organization’s affiliates across North Africa and the Sahel — and is thought to be responsible for hundreds of civilian deaths in recent years — died Wednesday, France’s top defense official said.
The scientists sent Mark Zuckerberg a letter calling the social media site’s lax policy enforcement around inaccurate information and incendiary language contrary to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s mission.
Signaling support for demonstrators and criticism of the president, Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) formally renamed the street outside the White House after ordering city crews to paint "Black Lives Matter" in giant letters along 16th Street NW.
Each night Kayla Edwards Friedland, a rising junior at Georgetown, spends outside the White House, she learns something that makes her more prepared for the next time she goes out to protest police violence.