Police fatally shot Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man, while he fled a traffic stop Monday. His death drew protesters to city buildings and prompted officials to cancel Akron’s Fourth of July festival.
Moscow’s claim to have seized the last major Ukrainian stronghold in the Luhansk region signaled a potential turning point in Russia’s effort to gain control of eastern Ukraine. But Kyiv denied that Russia has “full control” over Lysychansk and maintained that the battle for the broader Donbas region “is not over yet.”
Hart Island, a scruffy one-mile slice of land in Long Island Sound, is the nation’s largest public cemetery. It was created for the poor, but it increasingly serves a surprising range of people as the pandemic has fueled a surge in unclaimed bodies.