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In unusual move, US embassies in Africa speak up on Floyd

May 30, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — As Minneapolis burns over the police killing of George Floyd and shock and disappointment in Africa grow, some U.S. more »»

Protests over George Floyd death overwhelm authorities again

May 30, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fires burned unchecked and thousands protesting the police killing of George Floyd ignored a curfew as unrest overwhelmed authorities for another night in Minneapolis, and the... more »»

Schools nationwide brace for cuts from new financial crisis

May 30, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — It was during the Great Recession when Catoosa County first shortened its school year, from 180 to 175 instructional days, as it began years of furloughs due to budget cuts. more »»

Thousands ignore Minneapolis curfew as U.S. protests spread

May 30, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Thousands of protesters ignored a curfew and vows of a forceful police response to take to the Minneapolis streets for a fourth straight night, as the anger stoked by the polic... more »»

Officer charged with George Floyd's death as protests flare

May 30, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The white Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck as he begged for air was arrested Friday and charged with murder, and crowds broke overnight... more »»

Police: 1 dead after shots fired at protesters in Detroit

May 30, 2020

One person was killed in downtown Detroit after someone in an SUV fired shots into a crowd of people protesting George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis custody, a Detroit police spokeswoman said... more »»

Protests, some violent, spread in wake of George Floyd death

May 30, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — Demonstrators marched, stopped traffic and in some cases lashed out violently at police as protests erupted Friday in dozens of U.S. more »»

Protests explode in US after cop charged with killing Floyd

May 30, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The white Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck as he begged for air was arrested Friday and charged with murder, as authorities imposed... more »»

Twitter and Trump: A feud years in the making finally erupts

May 30, 2020

On one side of this fraught moment: the president of the United States, facing multiple crises less than six months before the election. more »»

Officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck charged with murder

May 30, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The white Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck was arrested Friday and charged with murder, as authorities imposed overnight curfews to try... more »»

Fiery Atlanta rally among US protests of George Floyd death

May 30, 2020

Protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody spread around the United States on Friday, as his case renewed anger over others involving African Americans, police, and rac... more »»

'I can't breathe' a rally cry anew for police protests in US

May 30, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — “I can’t breathe.”

Eric Garner uttered those words six years ago, locked in a police chokehol. more »»

Virus protection adds new wrinkle to Southwest heat relief

May 30, 2020

PHOENIX (AP) — Trying to stay safe during a global pandemic is hard enough, but people in Southwest desert cities like Phoenix and Las Vegas where temperatures can soar into the triple digits are... more »»

Protests over George Floyd's death spread across the nation

May 30, 2020

Developments across the United States in connection with the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody:

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ATLANTA — A police car has been set on fire in Atlanta, where... more »»

Protests over George Floyd's death spread across the nation

May 29, 2020

Developments across the United States in connection with the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody:

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ATLANTA — Activists spray-painted a large CNN logo outside the... more »»

The Latest: US agency calls back drone it sent to Minnesota

May 29, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck (all times local):

6:25 p.m.

U.S. more »»

OSHA cites nursing home for delayed coronavirus reporting

May 29, 2020

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The federal agency that oversees workplace safety said Friday that it had issued its first citation in the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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