George Floyd live updates: Minneapolis bans police chokeholds; 'Black Lives Matter' painted on streets by White House
by USA TODAY on June 6, 2020 at 3:28 am
Minneapolis city council votes to ban police chokeholds. Jordan Brand pledges $100M. Buffalo cops resign. The latest on George Floyd protests.
Drew Brees responds to President Trump: Protests 'not an issue about the American flag'
by USA TODAY on June 6, 2020 at 3:01 am
Saints QB Drew Brees offered a rebuttal to President Donald Trump, saying he stands by his apology need to shift protest rhetoric away from flag.
Joe Biden passes delegate threshold to clinch Democratic presidential nomination
by USA TODAY on June 6, 2020 at 2:52 am
In early April, Biden became the presumptive nominee after Sen. Bernie Sanders suspended his presidential campaign.
Abby Lee Miller's new dance show nixed by Lifetime in wake of racism accusations
by USA TODAY on June 6, 2020 at 2:23 am
Abby Lee Miller won't be starring in a new dance show on Lifetime; it's been cancelled after a former "Dance Moms" contestant accused her of racism.
United Airlines restores flights at 150 U.S., Canadian destinations in July, add nonstops
by USA TODAY on June 6, 2020 at 1:21 am
The airline said destinations will include both business and leisure favorites as rebound from the coronavirus continues.
Two Chicago officers relieved of police powers amid investigation into brutal encounter seen in video
by USA TODAY on June 6, 2020 at 12:55 am
Two Chicago officers have been relieved of their police powers after viral cellphone video showed officers dragging two people out of a car.
Russia declares state of emergency over Arctic Circle oil spill caused by melting permafrost
by USA TODAY on June 5, 2020 at 11:44 pm
The spill of diesel has caused rivers to run red
'Cops,' 'Live PD' episodes pulled in aftermath of George Floyd killing and protests
by USA TODAY on June 5, 2020 at 11:30 pm
In the aftermath of George Floyd's killing in police custody, episodes of 'Cops' and 'Live PD' have been pulled from the TV schedule.
George Floyd marches: Five slang words, terms that protesters want you to know
by USA TODAY on June 5, 2020 at 11:29 pm
The demonstrations have their own language, written on signs or walls
George Floyd protests: Crowds gather to demand an end to police violence amid heightened Trump-DC tensions
by USA TODAY on June 5, 2020 at 11:28 pm
Even as a thunderstorm threatened the region, a big crowd gathered near the White House to demand an end to police violence against African Americans.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell responds to players' request for league support in fight against racism
by USA TODAY on June 5, 2020 at 11:26 pm
A day after players challenged the NFL to join their fight against racism and systematic oppression, Roger Goodell said he wants to do his part.
70 retailers donating to black social justice organizations
by Reviewed.com on June 5, 2020 at 11:20 pm
In the wake of nationwide protests against police brutality, businesses like LEGO, Sephora, H&M, and more are donating to organizations like Black Lives Matter.
2,000 foot wide landslide drowns coastal homes in arctic sea, lucky dog saved
by Storyful on June 5, 2020 at 11:18 pm
A massive 2,000 foot wide swath of land shifts and crumbles as homes are shoved into arctic waters off the coast of Norway.
Buffalo cops resign from unit in protest after two of their own are suspended for injuring 75-year-old
by USA TODAY on June 5, 2020 at 10:46 pm
An official said a man that Buffalo, New York, police shoved to the ground is "alert and oriented" Friday morning. Two officers have been suspended.
Pastor tells Mike Pence leaders need the 'right tone' during listening session over George Floyd's death
by USA TODAY on June 5, 2020 at 10:45 pm
Vice President Mike Pence was told at a "listening session" on George Floyd's death that the "right tone" is needed.