With Democrats in control of Washington for the first time in a decade, the recent string of mass shootings has encouraged activists to make a concerted push for fresh legislation restricting access to guns.
The gunman, who killed eight people before shooting himself, appeared to have fired his rifle at “random,” officials said. At least four of those killed were members of the Sikh community in Indianapolis.
Hunter Biden spent two years as a silent character in an explosive narrative at the center of the presidential campaign. Now he’s emerging to tell a story of addiction, with the ever-present danger of a relapse that could endanger his health — and his father’s work.
Some party committee members want the GOP to create some distance from the former president — or at least grapple with the fact that Republicans lost the White House, Senate and House during his administration.
The idea that immigrants are “replacing” and thus diluting other American voters has begun to take hold, reflecting Donald Trump's lasting impact among conservatives as well as just how ripe the party was for such a shift.
Syrian refugee Mahmoud Mansour, 47, helps his daughter Sahar, 8, with her homework in Amman, Jordan, in January. Mansour's family had completed the work to go to the U.S. when the Trump administration issued its travel ban. (Omar Akour/AP)
For some, the U.S. invasion created opportunities. But the same forces and the policy that guided them also ripped communities apart, led to thousands of civilian casualties and left the Taliban a more formidable force than the group was before its overthrow.
As vaccine eligibility expands and schools come closer to reopening for the fall, at least a dozen campuses have shared plans to mandate vaccines. Some are also considering requirements for faculty and staff.
Family members and friends at a recent candlelight vigil for James Johnson and Dominique Williams, the two men shot and killed by an off-duty Pentagon Force Protection officer in the parking lot of a Takoma Park condo, in Md. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)