Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a sweeping Justice Department probe into the practices and culture of the city’s police department, elevating the federal government’s role a day after former officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty in the murder of George Floyd.
The former secretary of state saw his work dismantled under President Donald Trump. As President Biden's climate envoy, he has one more chance to tackle climate change on the world stage — and cement his legacy.
The Russian leader’s participation in this week’s summit comes after the U.S. has levied sanctions and both nations have expelled diplomats. But the climate appears to be a low-risk arena for cooperation.
Former senator Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), President Biden’s pick to be NASA administrator, said the ambitious moon program transcends politics and “has to be continued, regardless of who’s in the majority, of who’s in the presidency.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual speech to lawmakers came at a time of tense relations between Moscow and the West. Protests are ramping up across the country today in support of jailed dissident Alexei Navalny.
Local police and a national task force against communist rebels shared unsubstantiated claims made by others on social media that the pantries were affiliated with insurgents. One pantry paused operations because of concerns about volunteers’ safety.
Some in Major League Baseball, like in so many other industries, have pointed to the arrival of vaccines as the beginning of a return to normal. But the league is learning that widespread vaccination is not as linear a process as it may seem — or as unpolarizing a suggestion as some might hope.