Minnesota files civil rights charge vs police in Floyd death
The state of Minnesota filed a human rights complaint Tuesday against the Minneapolis Police Department in the death of George Floyd who died after an officer pressed his knee into Floyd's neck for minutes, even after he stopped moving.
Restaurant owner, ex-college athlete among victims of unrestThe death toll and circumstances of the killings are still being sorted out in many cities, but here is what we know so far:
Democratic governors reject Trump's call to send in militarySeveral Democratic governors on Monday pushed back against President Donald Trump's threat to deploy the U.S. military unless they dispatch National Guard units to "dominate the streets" in reaction to the violence that has erupted across the country.
U.S. cities erupt in more violence as Trump decries 'lowlifes'President Donald Trump on Tuesday turned up the pressure on governors to quell the violence set off by the death of George Floyd, demanding New York call up the National Guard to stop the "lowlifes and losers."
Monkeys, ferrets offer needed clues in COVID-19 vaccine raceEven as companies recruit tens of thousands of people for larger vaccine studies this summer, behind the scenes scientists still are testing ferrets, monkeys and other animals in hopes of clues to those basic questions -- steps that in a pre-pandemic era would have been finished first.
Biden blasts Trump's 'narcissism' in new phase of campaignJoe Biden mounted one of his most aggressive attacks against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, deriding the commander in chief's disregard of core constitutional values and blistering him for being "more interested in power, than in principle."
Confederate monuments coming down around South amid protestsThe base of a massive Confederate monument in Alabama's largest city was all that remained Tuesday after crews dismantled the towering obelisk and trucked it away in pieces. Other symbols came down elsewhere, leaving an empty pedestal and a bare flagpole.
China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHOThroughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus. It repeatedly thanked the Chinese government for sharing the genetic map of the virus "immediately," and said its work and commitment to transparency were "very impressive, and beyond words." But behind the scenes, it was a much different story, one of significant delays by China and considerable frustration among WHO officials over not getting the information they needed to fight the spread of the deadly virus, The Associated Press has found.
Will temperature checks of employees make workplaces safe?They can help reduce the risk of COVID-19 infections but shouldn't be the only safety measure employers take.
Parisians return to cafes; Latin America sees virus surgeParisians returned to the City of Light's beloved sidewalk cafes as lockdown restrictions eased Tuesday, but health experts expressed deep concerns as several Latin American countries opted to reopen their economies despite a rapid rise in coronavirus cases.
Virus-tracking app angers thousands in Moscow with finesThe Social Monitoring app tracks users via GPS and sends them random notifications demanding a selfie to prove they're still at home. If it detects they've left home or they fail to provide a photo, they face a fine of about $56 each time.
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