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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.

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.

Raw Feelings Abound As Senate Turns Back to Russia Probe

Raw Feelings Abound As Senate Turns Back to Russia Probe

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Jun 6
Two Republican-led Senate committees have launched election-year investigations into the Justice Department's Russia probe, resurrecting the issue at the urging of President Donald Trump.

Twitter Ignites with Speculation: Is 'Lady G,' Alleged to Have Hired Male Escorts, Sen. Graham?

Twitter Ignites with Speculation: Is 'Lady G,' Alleged to Have Hired Male Escorts, Sen. Graham?

NEWS | Jun 5
Twitter has blown up with allegations that a "prominent" GOP senator has been bolting the closet door shut by day with an anti-LGBTQ record... but hiring male sex workers in his spare time.


News

Who's Your Daddy? The Ultimate Father's Day Gift Guide

Who's Your Daddy? The Ultimate Father's Day Gift Guide

HOME | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 5
Family of origin. Family of choice. You decide. Father's Day is June 21, and it's a time to celebrate the favorite man (or men!) in your life.


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

A Few Superspreaders Spread the Majority of Coronavirus Cases

A Few Superspreaders Spread the Majority of Coronavirus Cases

HEALTH | Jun 5
During any disease outbreak, epidemiologists want to quickly figure out whether superspreaders are part of the picture. Their existence can accelerate the rate of new infections or substantially expand the geographic distribution of the disease.


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.


Health/Fitness

In Hard-Hit Areas, COVID's Ripple Effects Strain Mental Health Care Systems

In Hard-Hit Areas, COVID's Ripple Effects Strain Mental Health Care Systems

HEALTH | By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock | Jun 5
Behavioral health care workers in areas hit hard by COVID-19 are overburdened. Mobile crisis teams, residential programs and call centers, especially in pandemic hot spots, have had to reduce or close services.