Thursday, July 2, 2020
George Floyd was remembered by family and friends at a memorial service on Thursday that mixed poignant memories and humorous moments of his life with calls for genuine social justice. The Rev. Al Sharpton, speaking to a crowd of family members, friends...
If anyone knows what it’s like to overcome, it’s A. Philip Randolph Career Academies senior Martin Folsom. Despite being homeless and having spent time living in shelters with his mother, Folsom served as class president his freshman through senior year,...
A pipeline owned by the same company behind Dakota Access leaked 55,000 gallons of gasoline into a major river, endangering the drinking water of six million people. A pipeline managed by Sunoco logistics burst Thursday night after heavy rainfall in...
President Donald Trump is considering invoking a 213-year-old federal law that would allow him to deploy active-duty US troops to respond to protests in cities across the country, according to four people familiar with the internal White House discussions, according...
MINNEAPOLIS – An autopsy commissioned by George Floyd's family determined that "asphyxiation from sustained pressure  was the cause" of Floyd's death in an incident that has sparked tense protests and violence across the nation. Dr. Michael Baden and Dr. Allecia Wilson performed the autopsy and...
A man was shot dead in Louisville after police officers and the Kentucky National Guard “returned fire” while clearing a large crowd early Monday. Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad said in a statement that at around 12:15 a.m. his...
A Michigan sheriff joined hundreds of people who expressed their frustration during a peaceful protest in Flint Township Saturday night. “We want to be with y’all for real,” Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson told the crowd gathered around him. “I...
The ongoing protests following the killing of George Floyd were caught up in violence again on Saturday, as police all over the country tear-gassed protesters, drove vehicles through crowds, opened fire with nonlethal rounds on journalists or people on...
Suddenly concerned about the growing national debt now that corporations have secured access to trillions of dollars in Covid-19 bailout funds with little oversight, Trump administration officials are reportedly considering several proposals purportedly aimed at reducing government spending —...
A Louisiana police officer was fired over a Facebook comment that said it was "unfortunate" more black people did not die of the coronavirus. The chief of police in Kaplan, about 87 miles southwest of Baton Rouge, said Officer Steven...