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As nation confronts old demons, a 1770 slaying is recalled

June 4, 2020

BOSTON (AP) — Like George Floyd, he was black, in his mid-40s, and died at the hands of a white man. And like Floyd, he may have helped touch off a revolutio. more »»

Floyd to be eulogized in Minneapolis memorial, first of 3

June 4, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mourners filed into a sanctuary in Minneapolis on Thursday for the first in a series of a memorials to George Floyd, whose death at the hands of police has sparked sporadic... more »»

Police probe motive after officer stabbed in the neck in NYC

June 4, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Police were trying Thursday to determine what motivated a stabbing ambush of an officer on an anti-looting patrol in Brooklyn, an attack that spurred a struggle in which the... more »»

VIRUS DIARY: When the class hamster came home - and stayed

June 4, 2020

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — After 60-plus days, I threw in the towel. Mr. Rich had to go.

Mr. Rich is a hamster who most recently served as the classroom pet in my 9-year-old’s science class. more »»

After historic casino closure, gambling returns to Las Vegas

June 4, 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The casino coronavirus closure has ended. more »»

Puerto Rico: Delayed reports lead to 355 new COVID-19 cases

June 4, 2020

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico on Thursday reported 485 new cases of the coronavirus, but officials say 355 of those correspond to April and early May and had not been shared with the... more »»

Protests large but peaceful after new charges in Floyd case

June 4, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Demonstrations across the U.S. more »»

Meghan speaks out on racial divisions in US

June 4, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has shared her sadness about racial divisions in the United States, telling students at her former high school that she felt moved to speak out becaus... more »»

Farm-to-table dining takes on new meaning amid pandemic

June 4, 2020

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Eric Pray is used to shipping seafood all over the country. more »»

Protests turn subdued after new charges in Floyd case

June 4, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Demonstrations in cities across the U.S. more »»

AP tally: Arrests at widespread US protests hit 10,000

June 4, 2020

PHOENIX (AP) — More than 10,000 people have been arrested in protests decrying racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd's death, according to an Associated Press tally of known... more »»

Can I get COVID-19 through my eyes or ears?

June 4, 2020

Can I get COVID-19 through my eyes or ears?

It's possible through the eyes, but not likely through the ears. more »»

Report highlights voting inequities in tribal communities

June 4, 2020

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Native American voting rights advocates are cautioning against states moving to mail-in ballots without opportunities for tribal members to vote safely in person. more »»

Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd's death

June 4, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors charged three more police officers Wednesday in the death of George Floyd and filed a new, tougher charge against the officer at the center of the case, delivering ... more »»

More than 100 charged with looting, assaults in California

June 4, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California authorities have charged more than 100 people with looting, assault and other crimes committed during and around protests while police in a San Francisco Bay Area... more »»

 
 
 

 

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