When Bobby McIlvaine died on September 11, 2001, his desk at home was a study in plate tectonics, coated in shifting piles of leather-bound diaries and yellow legal pads. He'd kept the diaries since he was a teenager, and they were filled with the usual diary things -- longings, observations, frustrations -- while the legal pads were marbled with more variety: aphoristic musings, quotes that spoke to him, stabs at fiction. read more
As jeers escalated, video from the scene showed a woman on a bicycle and wearing a gorilla mask throwing an egg toward Elder.
President Joe Biden on Thursday will impose more stringent vaccine rules on federal workers by signing an executive order requiring all government employees be vaccinated against Covid-19, with no option of being regularly tested to opt out, according to a source familiar with the plans. read more
Just outside Union Station, there's a moment when tourists getting off the Amtrak Capitol Limited from Sandusky, Ohio, or the Silver Meteor from Savannah, Ga., stop and give a little gasp at the vista. . "Oh wow," I've heard them say, over the two decades I've been commuting from this station. "It's right there," as they see the gleaming dome of the Capitol. . Today, those visitors are treated to a full-frontal view of someone's air-drying drawers, flapping in the breeze on a clothesline hoisted at the center of a growing tent city on the capitol complex. Right there. . It's not a sight unique to Washington, D.C. gleaming dome of the Capitol.
Five days after being hurt in a boxing ring in Canada, boxer Jeanette Zacarias Zapata has died.
Groupe Yvon Michel, the organizer of the Montreal event, announced on Thursday that Zapata, 18, died from injuries sustained in a fight with Marie-Pier Houle on Saturday night at IGA stadium.