Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will hold a news conference June to speak about ongoing protests in the city following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis policy custody.
By Nomaan Merchant, Amy Forliti, Tim Sullivan, Associated Press
The memorial services to honor George Floyd are extraordinary: three cities over six days, with a chance for mourners to pay their respects in the communities where he was born, grew up, and died.
States are still struggling with how to handle the surge in requests for absentee and mail-in ballots.
By Associated Press
Thousands of protesters in the nation’s capital knelt and sang “Amazing Grace” on Wednesday, the sixth night of protests over the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.
By Lisa Desjardins
As protests over the death of George Floyd continue in cities nationwide, there were major developments Wednesday in the legal response to the case. Derek Chauvin, the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck, is now charged with second-degree…
Elections were held in several states on Tuesday, even as the pandemic and major protests consumed the country. In Ferguson, Missouri, where protests first erupted in 2014 after the shooting death of Michael Brown by a white police officer, an…
By Alan Suderman, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's prominent Monument Avenue.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Army says Defense Secretary Mark Esper has overturned an earlier decision to send a couple hundred active-duty soldiers home from the Washington, D.C., region. The decision Wednesday comes amid growing tensions between the White House and the Pentagon over…
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press
New Mexico Democrats nominated two Latinas and a Native American woman in primaries on Tuesday. Republican voters also nominated a member of the Cherokee Nation and a Hispanic woman for two of those races.
By Associated Press
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that restaurants must place outdoor tables 6 feet apart, all staff must wear face coverings, and customers must also wear covering when not seated.
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