The Israeli airstrikes came after Hamas fired seven rockets at Jerusalem — the first time the city had been targeted since 2014 — and 200 more at southern Israel. Earlier in the day, violent clashes in Jerusalem’s Old City left more than 300 Palestinians injured.
Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton told House lawmakers that the agency must begin to think of itself as “protective” if it is to prevent future attacks on Congress like the one pro-Trump rioters carried out Jan. 6.
The controversy around Taylor's fatal shooting has centered on not only whether officers should have fired shots, but also whether they should have served a warrant at the apartment in the first place.
Since House Republicans began arguing that kicking Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) out of leadership was about focusing on the future, Republicans including Donald Trump have set about undermining that talking point.
A Black Defense Department employee who was hesitant to get out of her car at 2 a.m. was pulled from the car by police, then charged with resisting arrest and eluding police. After prosecutors watched the video, all charges were dropped.
The park next to the White House has been ground zero in the struggle over how best to secure the nation’s capital after a year of protests, a bitterly contested election and two deadly attacks in less than three months.
More than 40 state attorneys general are pressuring Facebook to drop its plan, but the tech giant is plowing ahead anyway, confident in its assertion that a separate service will actually make social media safer for preteens.