The European Union, stung by its slow progress on coronavirus vaccinations, threatened this week to tighten rules on the shipment of Belgian-made shots to Britain.
British lawmakers have accused their European counterparts of blackmail.
The actor and comedian Cheech Marin will open an art museum and academic center in Riverside, California, this fall that is intended to be the country’s first permanent space exclusively dedicated to showcasing Mexican-American art and culture.
A New York City police officer was hospitalized in stable condition on Tuesday night after being shot in the lower torso by an armed man whom the officer had been chasing in the Bronx, according to a police official.
An emergency worker in Florida was arrested this week in connection with the theft of coronavirus vaccine doses, just 12 days after he had been recognized as a county’s “paramedic of the year,” the authorities said on Tuesday.
A California man was arrested and charged with sending threatening text messages to relatives of George Stephanopoulos and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries on the same day that a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, federal prosecutors said.
The acting chief of the Capitol Police told lawmakers on Tuesday that the department was unprepared for the violence that took place on the day of the Capitol attack, despite knowing of the risk days ahead of time.
Oklahoma has spent months trying to unload a stockpile of hydroxychloroquine — an antimalarial drug touted by Donald Trump as a “miracle” cure for Covid-19 despite a lack of evidence — that it purchased for $2 million last spring.
President Biden said on Tuesday the amount of coronavirus vaccines reaching the states would rise next week and a deal with two manufacturers was near to provide enough shots to vaccinate nearly all Americans by the end of summer.
It’s been one year since Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash. Here's a look back, as we remember those who lost their lives that day and reflect on Bryant’s legacy. First, our obituary for Bryant: