Report questions claim Palestinian was shot in self-defense

[ad_1] TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An international research group examining the fatal shooting of a Palestinian motorist challenged Israeli self-defense claims, saying the man had emerged from his car after it crashed into a checkpoint, did not approach troops and was instantly shot six times. It says the last three rounds were fired while … Read more

Tiger Woods car crash: 10 questions on injuries, recovery and return of former world number one

[ad_1] Tiger Woods gave a golf lesson to American NBA player Dwayne Wade the day before the accident As Tiger Woods begins his long road to recovery following the car accident that smashed his lower right leg, there are many questions over the future of the American golfing superstar. Woods received emergency surgery involving the … Read more

Drug execs face Capitol Hill questions on vaccine supply

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Executives from the major COVID-19 vaccine producers are set to answer questions from Congress on Tuesday about expanding the supply of shots needed to curb the pandemic that has killed more than 500,000 Americans. The hearing comes as U.S. vaccinations continue to accelerate after a sluggish start and recent disruptions caused … Read more

Biden faces questions about commitment to minimum wage hike

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Union activist Terrence Wise recalls being laughed at when he began pushing for a national $15 per hour minimum wage almost a decade ago. Nearly a year into the pandemic, the idea isn’t so funny. The coronavirus has renewed focus on challenges facing hourly employees who have continued working in grocery … Read more

Listener Questions On School Reopenings Answered : NPR

[ad_1] Some schools are choosing to be remote-only this fall, while others have already reopened. NPR looks at the science and education issues facing families, states and educators as classes resume. STACEY VANEK SMITH, HOST: What will school look like this year? What should it look like? This week, Chicago decided to have school online … Read more