FBI is reviewing an agent-involved shooting that occurred at approx. 6 pm on Monday, May 3, 2021. An individual involved in a security incident outside Central Intelligence Agency HQ in McLean, VA, emerged from his vehicle with a weapon & was engaged by law enforcement officers.
While some pockets of outbreak remain, especially in the pacific northwest, the Covid picture continues to improve around the country as 145 million Americans have had at least one dose of vaccine. Cases, positivity rate, hospitalizations, all continue to fall.
“I’ve got the world in my window.”
Michael Collins snapped this photo of the lunar module returning to the command module after landing on the Moon. With the Earth in the background, all of humanity is in this photograph, save Collins himself.
US will "urgently deploy" a strike team to India to work with India's public experts on laboratory services, epidemiology, modeling of the disease, infection prevention, vaccine rollout, a senior Biden admin official told reporters on a press call.
"Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. Books break the shackles of time. A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic."
~ Carl Sagan
“That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives.”
On #EarthDay, Carl Sagan's iconic Pale Blue Dot, animated: brainpickings.org/2012/12/10/pal…
The explosion of cross-border data flows is not merely transforming trade; it is also upending global politics. Matthew Slaughter and David McCormick argue that the U.S. must take the lead in crafting new rules to govern digital trade—or its rivals will.
MIT researchers are applying machine learning algorithms to identify coronavirus variants. “The research may pave the way for vaccines that protect recipients against more than one virus, such as flu and the novel coronavirus, in a single shot.” qz.com/africa/1995639…
The World War I Memorial is now open to the public! Located at Pennsylvania Ave & 15th Street NW -an easy walk from the National Mall & the White House- the memorial is a redesign of Pershing Park & honors the 4.7 million Americans who served their nation in the Great War.
On the day of Prince Philip’s funeral, we remember his visit to the cemetery in 1957, when he and Queen Elizabeth laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Photo: Center for Local History, Arlington Public Library
The Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell, a team of experts from different government agencies that gathers diplomatic leads and intelligence information together in one place, is pursuing the Tice case.