Prosecutors describe racist slur as Ahmaud Arbery lay dying
A state investigator alleged Thursday that a white man was heard saying a racist slur as he stood over Ahmaud Arbery's body, moments after killing him with three shots from a pump-action shotgun.
8:46: A number becomes a potent symbol of police brutalityAll protest movements have slogans. George Floyd's has a number: 8:46.
Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over military and protestsPresident Donald Trump is not only drawing criticism from his usual political foes but also facing backtalk from his defense secretary, his former Pentagon chief and a growing number of fellow Republicans.
'Get your knee off our necks!': Floyd mourned in MinneapolisHollywood celebrities, musicians and the politically powerful filed into a sanctuary in front of the golden casket of George Floyd for a memorial service Thursday as mourners began a three-city farewell to the man who was anonymous in life but sparked global protests for justice in death.
'Strategic' well-orchestrated heists seen amid protest chaosPolice say many of the smash-and-grab thefts have been carried out by caravans of well-coordinated criminals that have coincided with or followed protests over the death of George Floyd, who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into Floyd's neck.
Arrests at widespread U.S. protests hit 10,000More than 10,000 people have been arrested in protests decrying racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd's death, according to an Associated Press tally of known arrests across the U.S.
Protests eclipse pandemic, but White House fears resurgenceThousands of Americans -- many without protective face masks -- have jammed the nation's streets over the past week in defiance of social distancing guidelines from governors and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The White House coronavirus task force, which has dramatically scaled back its operations as states reopen their economies, is scrambling to track the potential impact on infection rates.
After historic casino closure, gambling returns to Las VegasThe casino coronavirus closure has ended. Cards are being dealt, dice are rolling and slot machines flashed and jingled for the first customers who started gambling again early Thursday in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada.
UK vaccine summit calls for freely available virus vaccineA vaccine summit hosted by the British government on Thursday raised billions of dollars to immunize children in developing countries as experts wrestled with the difficult question of how any potential vaccine against the new coronavirus might be distributed globally -- and fairly.
Farm-to-table dining takes on new meaning amid pandemicThe farm-to-table movement in the United States has grown in recent years, as consumers have increasingly demanded locally sourced food. But in the past several weeks, the movement has grown out of necessity because some producers can't rely on the complex web of processors, distributors and middlemen to get food to customers.
Coronavirus strands merchant ship crews at sea for monthsAbout 150,000 seafarers are stranded at sea in need of crew changes, according to the International Chamber of Shipping. Roughly another 150,000 are stuck on shore, waiting to get back to work.
Democrats prepare police reform bills after Floyd's deathCongressional 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 and others in law enforcement interactions.
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