While acknowledging the urgency of making a decision, a hastily convened emergency committee said it wanted more data on the risks of a rare and severe type of blood clot before deciding whether to resume use of Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot coronavirus vaccine.
In his first public comments about the case in Windsor, Va., Town Police Chief Rodney Riddle said Army 2nd Lt. Caron Nazario “created” the tense situation by failing to respond immediately when a police car flashed its lights to pull him over. But Riddle also said the actions of former officer Joe Gutierrez made things worse.
Germany, France and Britain issued a joint statement that called an Iranian plan to increase uranium enrichment to 60 percent purity “regrettable” and warned that it had no “credible” civilian purpose.
A day after federal agencies recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine while they investigate potential rare side effects, local officials said they are boosting education and transparency to combat vaccine hesitancy.
Two men will make their way from Washington state to the D.C. region, where they grew up, and eventually to Delaware, stopping along the way to talk to young people about mental health. Their goal is to help end stigmas and raise money for suicide prevention in honor of their friend.
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.
The rocket venture, founded by Jeff Bezos, executed what it called an “astronaut rehearsal” Wednesday of its suborbital New Shepard rocket, launching the craft to the edge of space after having employees board as if they were going to travel with it, then disembarking before liftoff.