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Turning Grief into Change, Movement Targets Racial Injustice

Turning Grief into Change, Movement Targets Racial Injustice

NEWS | By Corey Williams | Jun 6
Momentum for what many hope is a sustained movement aimed at tackling racial injustice and police reforms promised to grow Saturday

Barr Says He Didn't Give Tactical Order to Clear Protesters

Barr Says He Didn't Give Tactical Order to Clear Protesters

NEWS | By Michael Balsamo | Jun 6
Attorney General William Barr says law enforcement officers were already moving to push back protesters from a park in front of the White House when he arrived there Monday evening.

Colin Kaepernick Has More Support Now, Still Long Way To Go

Colin Kaepernick Has More Support Now, Still Long Way To Go

NEWS | By Rob Maaddi | Jun 6
When Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against police brutality and racial injustice in 2016, he was mostly alone. Since then, global opinion has shifted.

Police Arrest Man Accused of Assaulting People Posting Signs

Police Arrest Man Accused of Assaulting People Posting Signs

NEWS | Jun 6
A 60-year-old Maryland man was arrested Friday after a video appeared to show him violently grab an object from a young adult who was posting signs protesting the death of George Floyd, park police said.

Floyd Death Pushes Military to face 'Own Demons' on Race

Floyd Death Pushes Military to face 'Own Demons' on Race

NEWS | By Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor | Jun 6
The death of George Floyd in police hands has pushed the U.S. military to search its soul and to admit that, like the rest of America, it has fallen short on racial fairness.

Police Union Calls LA Mayor 'Unstable,' Faults Budget Cuts

Police Union Calls LA Mayor 'Unstable,' Faults Budget Cuts

NEWS | By Michael R. Blood | Jun 6
Los Angeles' police union Friday labeled Mayor Garcetti "unstable" and accused him of political pandering after he referred to "killers" in remarks about proposed spending changes.

GOP Reckons with Polarizing Candidates Amid Civil Unrest

GOP Reckons with Polarizing Candidates Amid Civil Unrest

NEWS | By Alan Fram | Jun 6
The Republican Party is facing a reckoning over some of its most divisive candidates. So far the results are mixed, and that's dicey for the GOP as the country hurtles toward November elections.

Minneapolis Bans Police Chokeholds in Wake of Floyd's Death

Minneapolis Bans Police Chokeholds in Wake of Floyd's Death

NEWS | By Steve Karnowski | Jun 6
Minneapolis agreed Friday to ban chokeholds and neck restraints by police and to require officers to try to stop any other officers they see using improper force.

Democrats Prepare Police Reform Bills After Floyd's Death

Democrats Prepare Police Reform Bills After Floyd's Death

NEWS | By Lisa Mascaro | Jun 6
Congressional Democrats, powered by the Congressional Black Caucus, are preparing a sweeping package of police reforms as pressure builds on the federal government to respond to the death of George Floyd.

Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Presidential Nomination

Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Presidential Nomination

NEWS | By Stephen Ohlemacher and Will Weissert | Jun 6
Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, setting him up for a challenge to President Trump that will play out against the backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.


News

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NATIONAL | By Ali Swenson, Amanda Seitz, Beatrice Dupuy, and Arijeta Lajka | Jun 6
None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts.


Business

EU, UK Still At Loggerheads in Post-Brexit Negotiations

EU, UK Still At Loggerheads in Post-Brexit Negotiations

FINANCE | Jun 5
With the deadline for a possible extension of the Brexit transition period looming, a fourth round of talks on a future trade deal between the European Union and the U.K. ended Friday without result.


Technology

U.S. Moves Forward with Plan to End Wild Bird Protections

U.S. Moves Forward with Plan to End Wild Bird Protections

SCIENCE | By Matthew Brown | Jun 6
The Trump administration moved forward Friday with plans to scale back a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species despite warnings that billions of birds could die as a result.


Finance

Will Insurance Cover Your Protest-Related Injury? It Depends

Will Insurance Cover Your Protest-Related Injury? It Depends

HEALTH | By Michelle Andrews | Jun 5
Plans sometimes have exclusions for coverage related to "illegal acts" that could leave people on the hook for at least part of their medical costs. But health policy experts said it's unclear how common these clauses are or when they're used.


Cars

Study: Autonomous Vehicles Won't Make Roads Completely Safe

Study: Autonomous Vehicles Won't Make Roads Completely Safe

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jun 5
A new study says that while autonomous vehicle technology has great promise to reduce crashes, it may not be able to prevent all mishaps caused by human error.


Style

6 Places to Take a Bite Out of National Doughnut Day

6 Places to Take a Bite Out of National Doughnut Day

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 5
Do we need a National Doughnut Day? No. But are we glad that it exists? Absolutely. Here are six places to take a bite out of our new favorite annual celebration.