Colin Powell Dies From COVID Complications At 84
In an announcement on social media Monday, the family said Powell had been fully vaccinated.
Colin Powell, Exemplary General Stained by Iraq Claims, Dies
Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications.
Fire Crews Make Big Gains Against Southern California Blaze
Officials say fire crews made significant progress overnight against a wildfire burning for nearly a week in Southern California coastal mountains.
Cities Seek to Loosen Rules on Spending Federal Pandemic Aid
Some cities are urging President Joe Biden's administration to loosen its rules for spending $350 billion of coronavirus relief money directed toward state and local governments.
1,200-foot Ship Dragged California Oil Pipeline
Investigators believe a massive cargo ship dragging anchor in rough seas caught an underwater oil pipeline and pulled it across the seafloor, months before a leak from the line fouled the Southern California coastline.
The Latest: Fauci Dismayed by Texas’ Move to Ban Mandates
Dr. Anthony Fauci is saying Sunday that it is “really unfortunate” that Gov. Greg Abbott has moved to ban vaccine mandates in the state of Texas.
Biden: ‘Democracy Survived’ Capitol Riot Because of Police
The president spoke at the 40th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service to remember the 491 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2019 and 2020.
Unhappy with Prices, Ranchers Look to Build Own Meat Plants
Frustrated with persistently low prices, ranchers and others in the beef industry are moving to reverse a long trend of consolidation and planning to open new slaughterhouses.
Watchdog: Psaki Violated Ethics Law by Promoting McAuliffe
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington says Psaki violated the federal Hatch Act limiting political activity by government workers when she appeared to endorse McAuliffe during a White House press briefing.
States Can Reserve COVID-19 Shots For Younger Kids Next Week
U.S. health officials are setting the stage for a national COVID-19 vaccination campaign for younger children, inviting state officials to pre-order doses starting next week.