NYPD officers heading to DC for inauguration security

In the wake of the violent assault on the U.S. Capitol last week, the New York Police Department is sending about 200 officers to Washington, D.C., to help secure the events related to the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, a top department official said on Thursday.

Teacher decapitated in shocking attack on French street

A history teacher who opened a discussion with students on caricatures of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad was decapitated in a French street on Friday and police have shot the suspected killer dead, a police official said.