The Latest: San Francisco curfew to be extended indefinitely
Sun, 31 May 2020 14:20:10 -0500

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:


SAN FRANCISCO — San ...  Full Story

Target, CVS temporarily close stores due to protest dangers
Sun, 31 May 2020 14:11:07 -0500

Target and CVS are temporarily closing certain locations after some were damaged during weekend protests over the death of George Floyd.

Target said it was closing 105 stores in 10 sta...  Full Story

Sancho leads 'Justice for George Floyd' protests in Germany
Sun, 31 May 2020 13:41:36 -0500

BERLIN (AP) — Jadon Sancho joined protests across German soccer at the weekend by lifting his jersey after scoring to reveal a T-shirt with the handwritten message “Justice for George Floyd” ...  Full Story

Minnesota governor apologizes for arrest of CNN crew
Fri, 29 May 2020 20:56:47 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Following the arrest of a CNN crew on live television by police on Friday, an apologetic Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz promised that journalists would not be interfered with in repo...  Full Story

Escaped Colorado inmates pretended to be immigrants
Thu, 28 May 2020 15:16:52 -0500

SELLS, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says two men who escaped from a Colorado prison said they were Mexican immigrants who wished to be deported when agents patrolling the U.S.-Mexico b...  Full Story

Protesters converge on White House for second straight day
Sun, 31 May 2020 01:47:40 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police fired pepper spray at demonstrators near the White House and the D.C. National Guard was called in as pockets of violence and vandalism erupted during a second straig...  Full Story

Online divisions: Twitter, Facebook diverge on Trump's words
Sun, 31 May 2020 11:06:30 -0500

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump posted identical messages on Twitter and Facebook this week. But while the two social platforms have very similar policies on voter misinformatio...  Full Story

US cities assess protest damage, await another day of unrest
Sun, 31 May 2020 14:27:49 -0500

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — America’s cities boarded up windows, swept up glass and covered graffiti Sunday as the country's most significant night of protests in a half-century promised to spill into...  Full Story

The Latest: Turkey opens 2 hospitals for virus patients
Sun, 31 May 2020 13:44:56 -0500

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it c...  Full Story

Turkey opens new hospitals as daily coronavirus cases drop
Sun, 31 May 2020 13:51:47 -0500

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two hospitals for coronavirus patients were opened in Istanbul on Sunday as Turkey’s daily number of new cases fell to its lowest since the peak of the outbreak.

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