Republicans say the numbers vindicate their decision to take a pause and assess the almost $3 trillion in assistance they already have approved. The White House was already showing little urgency about pursing another trillion-dollar response bill, much less the…
By Associated Press
A re-energized Tropical Storm Cristobal advanced toward the U.S. Gulf Coast early Saturday, bringing with it the heavy rains that already caused flooding and mudslides in Mexico and Central America.
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
BERLIN — Thousands of people rallied across Australia to honor George Floyd and voice their support for the Black Lives Matter movement Saturday, part of a worldwide wave of solidarity that has also sought to highlight racial discrimination outside the…
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Will Weissert, Associated Press
Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.
By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Secret Service agents rushed President Donald Trump to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion, some of them throwing rocks and tugging at police barricades.
By Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
That low-key, high-touch approach may be a sign of how the presumptive Democratic nominee presents himself in the five months before the presidential election, emphasizing calm and competence as a contrast to a mercurial president.
By Tim Sullivan, Aaron Morrison, Associated Press
Curfews were imposed in major cities around the U.S., including Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle. About 5,000 National Guard soldiers and airmen were activated in 15 states and Washington, D.C.
We know from history that both peaceful and violent demonstrations can change the political landscape. Omar Wasow, an assistant professor in the politics department at Princeton University, studies the history and political effects of protest. He joins Hari Sreenivasan to…
The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the unrest that has followed has again put the spotlight on how police officers are prosecuted and how the justice system addresses racial bias and inequality. Kimberly Gardner, the top prosecutor in…
Managing the lawful and peaceful protests that are continuing in Minnesota’s Twin Cities while preparing for the possibility of more violence is the job of state and local authorities. St. Paul, Minnesota Mayor Melvin Carter joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss…
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