The gunman who carried out a massacre at a FedEx facility, killing eight people before shooting himself, was a 19-year-old former employee whose shotgun was seized by authorities last year, police said.
Analysts blame the growth in Chilean infections on a mix of factors: Fatigue with strict and lengthy lockdowns, vacation travel during the Southern Hemisphere summer, the arrival of more transmissible variants and reliance on a Chinese vaccine that has been less effective than Western inoculants.
For some, the U.S. invasion created opportunities. But the same forces and the policy that guided them also ripped communities apart, led to thousands of civilian casualties, and left the Taliban a more formidable force than the group was before its overthrow.
President Biden signaled a focus on Asia by making Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga his first in-person foreign guest. Biden pledged cooperation across a range of issues, including climate change and coronavirus vaccine distribution.
More than 200 Texans have joined what is expected to be a flood of liability suits. And state political leaders in Austin are feeling intense pressure to recast the electricity market to try to avoid another debacle.
The decision was characterized as an effort to push state officials toward accepting the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion, which would cover more low-income residents, two federal health officials said.
Sixty-two years after a band of revolutionaries set Cuba down the path of confrontation with Washington, the last of the Castro brothers, towering figures of the Cold War, announced he will surrender official power.
Family members and friends at a recent candlelight vigil for James Johnson and Dominique Williams, the two men shot and killed by an off-duty Pentagon Force Protection officer in the parking lot of a Takoma Park condo, in Md. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)
Many companies in the hospitality business have refined technologies and practices to serve customers with fewer people, leaving some laid-off workers wondering whether they’ll ever get the call to come back.