Palestinian citizens, activists, workers and business owners shuttered stores and downed their tools in an organized strike, and took to the streets protesting Israel's air campaign in Gaza and other measures targeting Palestinians.
The United Nations Security Council met to discuss the crisis in Gaza and Israel on Sunday but took no action, even as members decried the violence. Palestinian and Israeli diplomats spoke at the meeting.
Andre Hill's family announced the settlement with the city of Columbus, Ohio, on Friday. Mr. Hill, a Black man, was fatally shot in December by a police officer while in a garage. The officer has been charged with murder.
People gathered in the West Bank on Saturday to honor Nakba Day, the anniversary of the 1948 displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians during Israel's creation. The demonstration is one of several that took place globally.
President Biden delivered remarks following the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack and urged Americans not to panic over gas availability. The president also warned gas stations against taking advantage of the current gas shortage.
Police in New York said that Farrakhan Muhammad, the suspect in a shooting that injured three people in Times Square over the weekend, was taken into custody by federal marshals in Florida on Wednesday.
Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas testified to senators about the threat of domestic terrorism and extremism, which they both said is often racially or ethically motivated.
Queen Elizabeth opened her 67th Parliament with a speech focused on international diplomacy and affairs in the United Kingdom. The speech was seen as a reassuring sign of continuity for Britain's monarchy.
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