Officer William F. Evans was the second Capitol Police officer to lie in honor this year. Officer Evans was killed in the line of duty when a vehicle rammed into him and another officer at a barricade near the U.S. Capitol.
Officials from Brooklyn Center, Minn., a suburb outside of Minneapolis, held a news conference after an officer fired her gun on Sunday during a traffic stop, killing a Black man. Brooklyn Center is less than 10 miles away from the trial of Derek Chauvin.
Representative Matt Gaetz of Florida, who is the subject of a sex-trafficking inquiry, defended himself on Friday, and said former President Donald J. Trump, Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene and others had offered him encouragement.
A lawyer for Joel Greenberg, an indicted former official in Florida, said on Thursday that Mr. Greenberg may cooperate as a witness against Representative Matt Gaetz in a Justice Department inquiry, including whether Mr. Gaetz had sex with a 17-year-old girl.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff said on Wednesday that Tiger Woods was driving at about 85 m.p.h. in a 45 m.p.h. zone when he crashed his sport-utility vehicle in February and that there were no signs of impairment.
Regulators in Britain and the European Union both said on Wednesday that blood clots were a possible rare side effect of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. Britain said it would offer alternative vaccines for adults under 30.
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