Supporters of former President Pedro Castillo, who was impeached after trying to dissolve Peru's Congress, took to the streets to protest his ouster. The government declared a nationwide state of emergency.
Two police officers and a bystander were killed in a shootout that erupted during an investigation into a missing-person case. Three other people, believed to have been the attackers, were later shot and killed by the police, officials said.
Karen Bass is the first woman and the second Black person to be elected mayor of Los Angeles. During her inaugural speech, Ms. Bass said her first act would be to declare a state of emergency on homelessness.
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