Red Cross workers were scouring the wrecked and deserted streets in neighborhoods near the explosion site to find those who might be trapped. At least 4,000 people were injured, according to the Lebanese Red Cross.
The cost of groceries has been rising at the fastest pace in decades since the coronavirus pandemic seized the U.S. economy, leading to sticker shock for basic staples like beef and eggs and forcing struggling households to rethink how to put enough food on the table.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security and the Secret Service demanding information about the incident, in which the two women said officers held them at gunpoint.