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Probe: US Interior official used office for personal gainInvestigators say a senior Trump administration official misused his office for private gain by capitalizing on his government connections to help get a family member hired at the Environmental Protection Agency
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
Denver police stand over a man who fell onto 14th Street as tear gas and rubber bullets were used to disperse a protest outside the State Capitol over the Monday death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man in police custody in Minneapolis, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Minneapolis protests spread to other cities across the USProtests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody have spread to other cities across the United States
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A protester carries a U.S. flag upside, a sign of distress, next to a burning building Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody Monday, broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
CNN crew arrested while reporting on Minneapolis protestsThe Minnesota State Patrol arrested a CNN television crew as they reported on violent protests in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This microscope image made available by the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research in 2015 shows human colon cancer cells with the nuclei stained red. On Friday, May 29, 2020, doctors are reporting success with newer drugs that control certain types of cancer better, reduce the risk it will come back and make treatment simpler and easier to bear. (NCI Center for Cancer Research via AP)
New drugs make headway against lung, prostate, colon cancersDoctors are reporting success with newer drugs that control certain types of cancer better, reduce the risk it will come back and make treatment simpler and easier to bear
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This 2012 file photo shows Petal, Miss., Mayor Hal Marx in Hattiesburg, Miss. Marx, who commented on the death of George Floyd, who died after being pinned to the ground by police in Minnesota, says his words are being misinterpreted. (Hattiesburg American via AP)
Mississippi mayor flouts calls to resign over Floyd commentsA Mississippi mayor whose remarks about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody sparked outrage is resisting calls to resign
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Family of crash death teen takes action against UK's RaabThe family of a British teenager killed when his motorcycle collided with a car allegedly driven by an American diplomat’s wife plans to bring legal action against the U.K. foreign secretary for his actions in the aftermath of the accident
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Smashed windows at a building show the damage after a night of protests on Friday, May 29, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio.  The damage happened as protesters angry over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody turned out for a demonstration in Columbus that began peacefully but turned violent, with windows smashed at the Ohio Statehouse and storefronts along surrounding downtown streets. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)
Columbus protest over George Floyd's death turns violentA crowd of protesters in downtown Columbus clashed with local police during a demonstration over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Smoke rises over the Nissan factory as workers burn tires during a protest in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, May 28, 2020. Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co. has decided to close its manufacturing plans in the northeastern Catalonia region, resulting in the loss of some 3,000 direct jobs. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Europe's social welfare net shows signs of wear from virusEurope’s extensive social welfare net is showing signs of fraying under economic strain from the coronavirus
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A protester carries a U.S. flag upside, a sign of distress, next to a burning building Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody Monday, broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Minneapolis police station torched amid George Floyd protestProtesters angered by the death of a black man who died while pleading for air as a white police officer kneeled on his neck have torched a Minneapolis police station that the department abandoned
The Associated Press7 hours ago
7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shootingAt least seven people were shot in Louisville overnight during protests of the killing of Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot by police in her home in March
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Police Officers watch over protesters during a rally over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis Thursday, May 28, 2020, in New York. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Police across US speak out against Minneapolis custody deathThe reaction from some law enforcement on the death of a handcuffed black man by a white Minneapolis officer stands in stark contrast to their responses to other in-custody fatalities
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this May 27, 2020, photo, Jacquelyn Thomas, the administrator of Lowndes County, Ala., discusses its fight against the coronavirus during an interview in Hayneville, Ala. Experts say Lowndes County and nearby poor, mostly black counties in rural Alabama are now facing a “perfect storm” as infections tick up: a lack of access to medical care combined with poverty and the attendant health problems that can worsen the outcomes for those who become sick. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
Virus taking hold in rural, old plantation region of AlabamaSparsely populated Lowndes County has the sad distinction of having both Alabama's highest rate of COVID-19 cases and its worst unemployment rate
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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