Armed guards, fences, boarded windows: Washington under heavy security

Washington, Jan 14, 2021 -Downtown Washington was fenced off and boarded up Wednesday, with concrete barriers blocking avenues, police at street corners, and armed National Guard soldiers patrolling Capitol Hill as Congress impeached President Donald Trump for a second time. The city at the heart of US democracy has been a shadow of itself during … Read more

COVID Vaccinations Lag as Virus Rages

Jan. 5, 2021 — As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations soar across the U.S., the nation’s unprecedented effort to vaccinate hundreds of millions of adults against the virus is off to a sluggish start. In December, officials with Operation Warp Speed had repeatedly promised to vaccinate 20 million people by the end of the year. … Read more

Excerpts from new book say that Kim Jong Un told President Trump about killing his uncle

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s comments about the threat from the novel coronavirus attracted widespread attention after excerpts from journalist Bob Woodward’s book “Rage” were released. The excerpts also provide new details about the president’s thoughts on North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, racial unrest and a mysterious new weapon that Trump claims other world powers don’t … Read more