The first court test of whether local governments can ban police from enforcing certain gun laws is playing out in Columbia county, one of a wave of U.S. counties declaring itself a Second Amendment sanctuary.
Citing intelligence that there are “imminent” efforts from outside groups to “engage and advance gun violence” this weekend, the Portland City Council announced police and the FBI will be on the streets of the city for the next few days
The Chief Officer of The Associated Press responded with shock and horror to the bombing of an international media building in Gaza, where its journalists were based. Israel said it was being used by Hamas commanders
Charles Avery had barely started marching when police arrested him, forced him into a police vehicle and took him to jail for participating in landmark civil rights protests that helped change the nation in 1963.
Washington is on track to fully reopen its economy by June 30, and a full reopening could happen even sooner if 70% or more of residents ages 16 and older have gotten at least one dose of vaccine by then.