U.S. fighter aircraft, acting on an order from President Biden, shot down the balloon off the South Carolina coast. China called the vessel’s downing “an excessive reaction” and said it “retains the right to respond further.”
In Florida and Nebraska — where laws still allow the vast majority of abortions to continue — conservatives are pushing for six-week bans, which, together with the same kind of ban proposed in North Carolina, could dramatically reshape the national abortion landscape once again.
Only in retirement did he begin to publicly tell his story — one that even in the bottomless depths of Holocaust sagas stands out as remarkable. “To this day I have a tangle of two souls in one body,” he said in 1992.