OREGON CITY JOINS OTHERS IN CURBING TEAR GAS, POLICE TACTICS

Portland, Oregon, Mayor Ted Wheeler on Saturday ordered the city's police to stop using a common type of tear gas except as a last...

FOR RIOT-DAMAGED TWIN CITIES BUSINESSES, REBUILDING BEGINS WITH DONATIONS, PRESSURE ON GOVERNMENT

Business owners assess damages, physical and emotional.

 
 
 

LINGERING CRISES SPARK CHALLENGES TO GOV. TIM WALZ'S EMERGENCY POWERS

Challenges mount to the governor's sweeping power.

PHILADELPHIA EDITOR RESIGNS OVER 'BUILDINGS MATTER' HEADLINE

The Philadelphia Inquirer's top editor is resigning after an uproar over a headline lamenting damage to businesses amid turbulent protests...

 
 
 

LARGE CROWDS MARCH ACROSS CALIFORNIA FOR GEORGE FLOYD

Thousands of demonstrators filled the streets in San Francisco, Sacramento, Simi Valley, San Diego, Los Angeles and elsewhere across...

ZUCKERBERG-FUNDED SCIENTISTS: REIN IN TRUMP ON FACEBOOK

Dozens of scientists doing research funded by Mark Zuckerberg say Facebook should not be letting President Donald Trump use of the...

 
 
 

SEN. RAND PAUL HOLDS UP ANTI-LYNCHING LEGISLATION

OPEC, ALLIED NATIONS EXTEND NEARLY 10M BARREL CUT BY A MONTH

OPEC and allied nations agreed Saturday to extend a production cut of nearly 10 million barrels of oil a day through the end of July,...

 
 
 

LINGERING CRISES SPARK CHALLENGES TO WALZ'S EMERGENCY POWERS

Challenges mount to the governor's sweeping power.

THERE'S NO REOPEN TEMPLATE SO THE ADVICE IS: FOLLOW THE 4 C'S

Avoid contact, confinement and crowds. And make realistic choices.

 
 
 

JUDGE SIDES WITH TRIBE IN LAWSUIT OVER RESERVATION STATUS

HOSPITALIZATIONS DROP AS MINNESOTA EASES SOME RESTRICTIONS

Minnesota health officials on Saturday confirmed 531 new cases of the coronavirus and 22 additional deaths, although there are more...

 
 
 

HOW MESSAGING TECHNOLOGY IS HELPING TO FUEL GLOBAL PROTESTS

US OUTLINES $4.6B PLAN TO PROTECT MIAMI FROM CLIMATE IMPACTS

The federal government is proposing a $4.6 billion plan to protect the low-lying Miami area from the effects of climate change, including...

 
 
 

MILWAUKEE POLICE CHIEF: VIOENCE AGAINST OFFICERS MUST STOP

Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said Friday he's tired of people using the George Floyd protest to cause destruction and emphasized...

VIRUS EXPOSES SHARP ECONOMIC DIVIDE: COLLEGE VS. NON-COLLEGE

For an American workforce under continuing threat from the coronavirus, the best protection might just be a college degree.

 
 
 

SCHOOL ESTABLISHES SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2 MEN KILLED BY POLICE

A historically black school in Alabama is establishing a scholarship to honor two black men who were killed by police.

AMID VIRUS, US STUDENTS LOOK TO COLLEGES CLOSER TO HOME

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS DISRUPTS GLOBAL FIGHT TO SAVE ENDANGERED SPECIES

Biologist Carlos Ruiz has spent a quarter-century working to save golden lion tamarins, the charismatic long-maned monkeys native to...

MORTGAGE RATES COULD STAY LOW FOR WEEKS, MONTHS - BUT THERE'S A CATCH

Many bargain rates will be available mainly to borrowers with good credit, proof of income and enough equity built up in their homes.

 
 
 



Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

The damage inflicted on the job market since February has highlighted a widening line of inequality based on education. Read more ...

Thousands of George Floyd protesters take to the streets of NYC

Thousands of George Floyd protesters take to the streets of NYC

Thousands of George Floyd protesters took to the streets for another day of marches and rallies across the Big Apple on Saturday, with many anti-cop demonstrators urging the... Read more ...

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Thousands of mourners assemble outside George Floyd's private funeral

Saturday's 3 p.m. funeral for George Floyd will be a private, friends and family service at a North Carolina conference center - but mourners numbering in the thousands have... Read more ...

Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz announced an independent investigation of Chris Doyle after black players spoke of incidents with him. Read more ...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for...

57 Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving man to ground

Fifty-seven police officers in Buffalo, New York, have resigned from the force's emergency response team following the suspension of two officers who allegedly pushed a... Read more ...

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

ARCADIA, Calif. - Honor A. P. won the $400,000 Santa Anita Derby by 2 3/4 lengths Saturday to move into the Kentucky Derby picture. Read more ...

Prosecutors: 2 Buffalo police officers charged with assault

Prosecutors: 2 Buffalo police officers charged with assault

Prosecutors say two Buffalo police officers have been charged with assault after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester. Read more ...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after...

National updates: A second memorial for George Floyd will take place after another night of protests

The remembrance of George Floyd's life in the state he was born follows a night of de-escalation for protests in many cities across the U.S. Read more ...

Devin Clark takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter protests during...

Devin Clark takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter protests during fighter introductions at UFC 250

Light heavyweight Devin Clark took a knee and raised a fist in solidarity with the protests against police brutality and racism ahead of his showdown with Alonzo Menifield. Read more ...

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews battle 40-acre fire in Sonoma County, Cal Fire says

Crews are battling a 40-acre fire in Sonoma County on Saturday, according to Cal Fire. Read more ...