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'No justice, no peace': Protesters breach Minneapolis police precinct, set fires in the wake of George Floyd's death
Protests nationwide continued in the wake of the death of George Floyd, and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey declared a local emergency on Thursday.        
(Fri, 29 May 2020 04:04:25 +0000)

Mississippi mayor refuses to resign after facing backlash for George Floyd comments: 'I didn't see anything unreasonable'
A Mississippi mayor sparked controversy with his comments about George Floyd's death, but Hal Marx is rejecting calls for his resignation.       
(Fri, 29 May 2020 02:22:10 +0000)

In CA: It's gonna be a hard 'no' on that budget, state Senate says. So let's defer and tax
State lawmakers aren't sold on Gov. Gavin Newsom's revised budget so they've offered a counter. I'll sum it up: Borrow. Defer. Tax. And some days, it seems life isn't ever going to go back to normal. Maybe that's a good thing.        
(Fri, 29 May 2020 01:58:01 +0000)

Coronavirus live updates: NYC targets reopening in June; Boston Marathon canceled; SAT registration chaos
New York sets target for reopening. The Boston Marathon is canceled. San Francisco residents will have to stay home longer Latest COVID-19 news.        
(Fri, 29 May 2020 03:08:48 +0000)

Federal authorities pledge 'robust' investigation into George Floyd's death; Minnesota National Guard activated: What we know
On Thursday, federal and state authorities promised a swift and thorough investigation as Gov. Tim Walz activated the Minnesota National Guard.       
(Thu, 28 May 2020 23:48:09 +0000)

Attorney promises justice after 'graphic' George Floyd video
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman promises to "not rush to justice" in the George Floyd case.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 23:06:15 +0000)

Minneapolis stores looted during deadly overnight unrest
Stores in Minneapolis were looted, burned and otherwise damaged as overnight protests over the police killing of George Floyd turned destructive.       
(Thu, 28 May 2020 21:13:30 +0000)

Protests break out around the US following death of George Floyd
Major cities around the US rallied with demonstrators in Minneapolis to protest the death of George Floyd, who died after a police officer knelt on his neck.        
(Fri, 29 May 2020 01:44:54 +0000)

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(Fri, 04 Jan 2019 17:56:23 +0000)

911 call from Breonna Taylor shooting released: 'Somebody kicked in the door and shot my girlfriend'
"I don't know what is happening," Kenneth Walker said. "Somebody kicked in the door and shot my girlfriend."        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 21:57:46 +0000)

The stakes have never been higher as America reopens. What can a post-coronavirus world look like?
The U.S. is in the initial throes of a rebirth, one both painful and high risk in the wake of a toll in human lives and economic livelihoods.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:59:58 +0000)

Trump rule changes will allow Alaskan hunters to kill bear cubs, wolf pups in their dens
The National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service say the decision better aligns with federal and state law.       
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:41:37 +0000)

Rev. Jesse Jackson calls for nationwide protests after George Floyd's death
"Protest until something happens," Rev. Jesse Jackson said in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd while in police custody.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 20:19:50 +0000)

Rev. Jesse Jackson reacts to the death of George Floyd
Reverend Jesse Jackson gives his thoughts and frustrations regarding George Floyd's death.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:05:24 +0000)

The day in pictures
A look at the day's best photographs from around the world.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 14:39:00 +0000)

'Gentle giant': Friends and family remember George Floyd
Family and friends want to remember George Floyd as a kind, friendly and goofy man. The 46-year-old security guard was killed after an arrest.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 17:18:04 +0000)

George Floyd's death has sparked violent and peaceful protests in Minneapolis, Los Angeles
George Floyd's death has caused hundreds of protesters to take over the streets all over the U.S. including Minneapolis, Memphis and Los Angeles.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 15:55:31 +0000)

Benjamin Crump: George Floyd's family wants to stop 'open season' on people of color
Benjamin Crump, the attorney for George Floyd's family, says they hope this is the tipping point to stop the "legalized genocide" of people of color.       
(Thu, 28 May 2020 16:50:44 +0000)

'Sorry, no mask allowed': Texas bar resists coronavirus guidance, turns away mask wearers
"Sorry for the inconveniences please bear with us thru the ridiculous fearful times," reads the sign on the front of the Liberty Tree Tavern in Texas.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 21:23:49 +0000)

SpaceX crowds came in droves despite downpours, tornado warning, pandemic
The crowd launched early, even though the SpaceX Crew Dragon didn't rise from Kennedy Space Center's Pad 39A as scheduled.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 15:39:24 +0000)

George Floyd video adds to trauma: 'When is the last time you saw a white person killed online?'
Analysis: African Americans face harmful mental health effects every time high-profile incidents of racism and police brutality go viral.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 21:37:34 +0000)

'They executed my brother': George Floyd's brother calls for arrests, peaceful demonstrations
Philonise Floyd fought back tears Thursday as he repeated his call for the arrests of the officers involved in the death of his brother, George Floyd.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:05:59 +0000)

'Stop killing black people': George Floyd's death sparks protests in Minneapolis, Memphis, LA
The death of George Floyd continued to ripple across the U.S. on Wednesday night with protests in Minneapolis, Memphis and Los Angeles.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 20:56:03 +0000)

Demonstrators clash with police as they protest death of George Floyd in Minneapolis
George Floyd, a black man, died after Minneapolis police officers kneeled on his neck as he was detained. Floyd repeatedly expressed that he couldn't breathe.        
(Fri, 29 May 2020 02:18:04 +0000)

'This report is ... a joke': House Democrats blast CDC over racial disparity data amid coronavirus
House Democrats slammed federal health officials Wednesday calling a report on the racial breakdown of cases and deaths from the coronavirus pitiful.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 16:15:33 +0000)

Breonna Taylor shooting: What to know about the FBI, Louisville police investigations
Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and detectives Myles Cosgrove and Brett Hankison shot more than 20 rounds, striking Breonna Taylor at least eight times        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 10:08:46 +0000)

Will restaurants feel like hospital cafeterias in the future? Chefs struggle to bring dining out back
Restaurants in the time of COVID-19 might mean waiting in your vehicle until a text tells you it's time to come in. Buffets won't exist.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 18:44:14 +0000)

UConn student Peter Manfredonia, wanted for 2 killings, caught in Maryland after six-day manhunt
Peter Manfredonia, a fugitive college student wanted for two murders in Connecticut, was caught in Maryland on Wednesday night.        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 15:21:06 +0000)

Rebuilding America: new series dives deep into Coronavirus recovery efforts
Our new series, Rebuilding America, sheds light on the many efforts to resume life and reopen in the aftermath of the deadly coronavirus pandemic        
(Thu, 28 May 2020 02:34:07 +0000)

Minneapolis mayor wants officer charged; all 4 cops in George Floyd's death ID'd; GoFundMe page raises $123K: What we know
The mayor is calling for charges against the white police officer who knelt on the neck of 46-year-old George Floyd. All 4 cops have been identified.       
(Thu, 28 May 2020 02:49:07 +0000)

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