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Pope Francis is supporting demands for racial justice in the wake of the U.S. police killing of George Floyd and is blasting COVID-19 skeptics and media organizations that spread their conspiracies in a new book penned during the Vatican’s coronavirus lockdown.
A judge on Thursday rejected defense requests to move the trial of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death, and also ordered that all four will be tried together instead of separately.
City councilors in Oregon's largest city have delayed a vote on an additional $18 million in cuts to the Portland police budget until after next week's presidential election amid a heated mayoral race and mounting tension over the police handling of near-nightly protests.
Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at its U.S. stores, citing “civil unrest" in some areas.
WASHINGTON — Presidential adviser Jared Kushner said Monday that President Donald Trump wants to help Black people in America, but they have to “want to be successful" for his policies to work.
A Minnesota judge has dismissed a third-degree murder charge filed against the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd's neck, but the more serious second-degree murder charge remains.
The University of Iowa said it would not pay a demand from eight Black former football players $20 million in compensation for alleged racial discrimination they faced playeingfor the Hawkeyes.
A Bremerton man was arrested and charged in federal court after authorities believe he set fire to a Seattle police car during a May 30 protest in downtown Seattle that turned destructive following the police killing of George Floyd, authorities said.
The police chief of a Milwaukee suburb that has seen protests and unrest since an officer was cleared of criminal wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a Black teenager in February said Monday that he sees no reason why the officer should be fired.
WASHINGTON – It’s a question Americans are unaccustomed to considering in a presidential election campaign: Could voting, vote-counting or the post-vote reaction become so chaotic that the U.S. military would intervene?
Citing safety concerns, a Minnesota judge on Friday issued new conditions of release for an ex-Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd that would allow him to live in a neighboring state while he awaits trial.
NEW YORK — Jon Bon Jovi has been churning out love songs and arena anthems for nearly 40 years, but his latest release, “2020,” has taken his music to another level. It’s Bon Jovi’s most socially conscious album to date, and the singer-songwriter calls the collection a “moment in time."
Fifty-one people were arrested during protests Wednesday after a former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd was released on bail.
SALT LAKE CITY – Republican Mike Pence firmly defended the Trump administration’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed more than 210,000 Americans while his Democratic challenger, Kamala Harris, condemned “the greatest failure of any presidential administration” in a Wednesday night debate dominated by the coronavirus.
The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd posted bail on Wednesday and was released from prison.
Microsoft says the U.S. Labor Department is scrutinizing its efforts to boost Black employment and leadership at the tech company.
The racial justice protests following the death of George Floyd earlier this year prompted calls to “defund the police” in cities across the country, a priority for activists that has now become a central point in the presidential contest.
The Chewelah United Church of Christ has actively supported the Black Lives Matter movement since its resurgence earlier this year after the death of George Floyd. The church's board voted to endorse the movement earlier this month, and the church has continued to hold semimonthly vigils all summer.