Democratic lawmakers enacted a long-sought bill that creates a new discipline process and gives civilians a role in, but not control of, police misconduct probes. Other measures include a statewide use-of-force policy and a law the would make some complaints about police conduct available for public review.
Support for more systemic change, including removing prosecution decisions from the chain of command, appears to be growing as lawmakers express impatience with the military’s inability to curb an epidemic of sexual harassment and assault.
The outbreak within the Vancouver Canucks organization, which has been linked to a variant, is the worst in the NHL this season — and perhaps in North American professional sports since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The team has emerged as a microcosm of the uptick in cases in British Columbia.
In the third round of the Masters, Hideki Matsuyama treated the back nine at Augusta National to some of the utmost brilliance it has ever allowed, shooting a 30 that should have had violin accompaniment.
The fundraising by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has alarmed her detractors, who warn she represents a dangerous side of American politics bent of waging divisive battles over race and the changing demographics of the country.
The agreement between the Biden administration and two South Korean makers of batteries for electric vehicles will allow the two new plants to open and run without limitations that the U.S. International Trade Commission had imposed.
Metro now requires its employees to trigger a full emergency response whenever a passenger train, bus or MetroAccess car breaks down in lieu of several safety and reporting failures that officials said occurred last month.