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.
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.
What’s been unfolding inside the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has underscored one of the fundamental challenges American media faces with its coverage: a lack of diverse voices, including of black journalists, in newsrooms.
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) renamed the street outside the White House after ordering city crews to paint "Black Lives Matter" in giant letters along 16th Street NW.