President Biden gave the keynote speech at a graduation ceremony for the United States Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday. In the speech, he praised the Coast Guard's role during the Covid-19 pandemic and its efforts to combat global warming.
A funeral was held for Yusef Abu Hussein, a Palestinian reporter working in Gaza overnight who was killed in an Israeli airstrike. He was the first journalist to be killed in the latest Israeli bombardment of the territory.
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.
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