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Pope book backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptic

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.

Portland, Oregon, delays vote to cut $18M more from police

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.

Man arrested after police car fire at Seattle protest

 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.

Chief: No reason to fire Wisconsin officer who killed teen

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.

Specter of election chaos raises questions on military role

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?

Judge lets ex-cop charged in Floyd’s death live out of state

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.

Jon Bon Jovi tackles 2020: ‘I am a witness to history’

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."

Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice presidential debate

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.

Police departments seeing modest cuts, but not ‘defunding’

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.

Chewelah church holds Black Lives Matter vigils

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.