On the U.S. president’s first foreign trip abroad since his election, the warm sentiment and desire for belonging seemed mutual. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson enthused that Biden’s approach was like a “breath of fresh air.”
A fire aboard a container ship led to one of the largest ecological disasters in one country’s history. A Washington Post analysis shows the impact and the potential of further environmental damage that may take years to repair.
Gen. Charles Flynn, who was a three-star general and Army deputy chief of staff, testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform that he was “shocked and outraged” by the violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Sixty-five percent of federal judges confirmed under Donald Trump were non-Hispanic White men. President Biden has launched an early effort to reverse that trend, nominating 11 women who would add diversity to the federal bench.
The quest to get more residents on trains has earned Virginia accolades and a national spotlight, particularly as new transportation priorities in Washington elevate multimodal travel with an eye on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The broad economy has yet to show signs of a serious worker shortage, economists say. But in some narrow pockets, from sawmills to psychologists’ offices, employers are raising wages significantly and seeing little response.
The league, which spent the first two months of the season collecting data on the ways in which pitchers were using foreign substances, has decided to implement suspensions for violations of the long-standing, little-enforced rule.