While Martin Luther King Jr. Day is mostly commemorated with quotes and clips of King’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech and footage of bus boycotts and the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, some of the most important moments of King’s work came later, as he turned his attention from civil rights to poverty and the Vietnam War. Here’s a sampling:
In a decree signed Jan. 5, the Vatican tightened its COVID-19 regulations by requiring the use of FFP2 masks (similar to N95 masks) inside and making vaccinations and booster shots mandatory for employees and visitors wishing to enter the Vatican Museums and gardens.
After moving in with his parents after the birth of his son, Pawan (surname withheld for security reasons) said that in March 2020, they told him and his wife to either partake of Hindu rituals or leave their home in central Nepal’s Bhaktapur District. Pawan said they tried to resolve the issue, but they could not, and his parents temporarily took his child.
On Monday, a bipartisan, bicameral group of American Congress members formed the Abraham Accords Congressional Caucus. The Caucus' goal is to strengthen and expand the Abraham Accords' peace agreements between Israel and its neighboring countries and increase the legislative branch's involvement in the Accords.