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US food prices see historic jump and are likely to stay high

May 30, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As if trips to the grocery store weren’t nerve-wracking enough, 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 »»

Before Floyd death, activists saw progress on police reforms

May 30, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Years of dialogue about police and criminal justice reforms in Minneapolis had improved the relationship between the African American community and law enforcement, activists... more »»

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 »»

National Guard summoned to aid cities amid police clashes

May 30, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s governor declared a state of emergency early Saturday to activate the state National Guard as violence flared in Atlanta and cities nationwide following the death in... 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 »»

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 »»

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, as authorities imposed... 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 »»

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 »»

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 knelt on George Floyd’s neck was arrested and charged with murder Friday, and authorities imposed an overnight curfew to try to stem... 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 »»

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 »»

'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 »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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