The subject is guns. The password is safety.
The acting chief of the Capitol Police told lawmakers that the department knew days ahead of time of the risk of violence targeting lawmakers but was unprepared when the mob attacked on Jan. 6.
The Senate endorsed the Trump administration’s last-minute push to sell a $23 billion arms package including armed drones and stealth fighter jets to the Emirati military.
Akhtar discusses “Homeland Elegies” and Marc Lacey talks about “Cry Havoc,” by Michael Signer, and “The Violence Inside Us,” by Chris Murphy.
“Cry Havoc,” by Michael Signer, the former mayor of Charlottesville, Va., and “The Violence Inside Us,” by the Connecticut senator Chris Murphy, grapple with racial tension, gun violence and errors of leadership.
Iran, devastated by the coronavirus, is asking the U.S. to lift sanctions on humanitarian grounds. U.S. officials say sanctions aren’t to blame; Iran is.