Officer Harry Dunn of the Capitol Police delivered emotional testimony at the first hearing of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, during which Officer Dunn defended the Capitol and fought off the mob.
One person was confirmed dead, more than a dozen workers were injured and four more were missing after an explosion and fire at a waste plant in the city of Leverkusen, Germany. Authorities fear that toxic smoke from the explosion could impact the region.
In remarks before the Jan. 6 Capitol riot hearing, Representative Kevin McCarthy, the minority leader, said Republicans wanted the focus of the inquiry to be on the lack of preparation for the violence and ways to prevent future attacks.
Warning: This video contains offensive language, including racial slurs. The select committee investigating the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol will hear first-hand from members of the U.S. Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police Department about that day's events.
Mayor Daniella Levine Cava of Miami-Dade County said the remains of the last victim of the Champlain Towers South condo collapse had been identified, bringing the tragedy's final death toll to 98 people.
President Biden said the benefits and protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act would now extend to people facing ongoing health problems caused by a coronavirus infection that occurred weeks or months before.
Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York said the city's roughly 340,000 municipal workers must be vaccinated against the coronavirus by Sept. 13 or face weekly testing. The requirement coincides with the start of school.
Hundreds of thousands of people rallied in France on Saturday against the government's Covid-19 health pass policy, which requires those who attend large events to present proof of vaccination, a recent negative test or recent Covid-19 recovery.
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