Democrats view the tax change as an opportunity to address income inequality worsened by the pandemic. According to some estimates, it would reduce the number of children living in poverty in the U.S. by more than half.
A white police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb resigned Tuesday, as did the city's police chief, moves that the mayor said he hoped would help heal the community and lead to reconciliation after two nights of protests and unrest.
Florida's coronavirus cases' increase rose to 9,068, the most since 11,543 on Feb. 5 and day after 1,613, fewest since 1,533 on Oct. 12, as deaths rose by 64 after 35. Total daily tests surge to 135,511. First-time positivity rates rise: Florida to 6.16%, Palm Beach County to 8.16%.
Palm Beach County officials on Tuesday provided an update on their latest response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and addressed a new federal recommendation to pause the use and administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.