Shooting in Boulder left 10 dead, shooter in custody
Ten people are dead and a suspect is in custody after a mass shooting at a Colorado grocery store Monday, according to Fox News.
Police reported an active shooter at the grocery store King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado, around 3 p.m. local time.
People in and around the shop heard firework-like sounds and then saw a man holding an “AR-15 style weapon” while wearing what looked like tactical gear.
Police were seen exiting the store with a shirtless man in handcuffs. The man’s leg appeared bloody.
One of the victims was a police officer who had been with the department since 2010.
Police say there is no other threat to the public.
Biden’s $3 trillion economic plan
Administration officials are crafting a plan for a multipart infrastructure and economic package that could cost up to $3 trillion and help fulfill key elements of President Biden’s campaign agenda.
According to The Wall Street Journal, proposals include infrastructural and educational changes, as well as other priorities such as the child tax credit.
The packages are predicted to be difficult to pass through Congress.
President Biden is expected to be briefed on the details of the proposals this week. The strategy is preliminary and Biden would need to sign off on the legislative strategy for it to move forward.
U.S. officials head to Mexico as border overcrowding continues
President Joe Biden is dispatching top officials to Mexico and Central America as the situation on the southern U.S. border continues.
According to NBC News, the State Department has run more than 17,000 radio and 500 social media advertisements across Latin American telling migrants to stay in their home countries.
Senators from Texas and Arizona wrote a letter to President Biden suggesting immediate action and calling on him to use his “full authorities” and put a plan in place to improve the situation at the border.