Weekend protest coverage boosts cable news…

Cable news viewership was up over the weekend with its coverage of demonstrations about police treatment of minorities

AG William Barr Made Decision To Clear White…

Before President Trump's address and church visit, AG William Barr reportedly ordered authorities to clear protesters near White House.

Report: Order to Clear Protesters Came Directly…

The controversial clearing of a crowd of peaceful protesters before President Trump spoke at St. John's Church Monday was personally ordered by Attorney General William Barr, Justice Department sources tell the Washington Post . Federal police officers used batons, riot shields, tear gas, and rubber bullets to force demonstrators away from...

Hail falls in central Minnesota

Strong storms on June 2 produced hail throughout parts of Minnesota, including in Glenwood. One resident reported quarter- and dime-sized hail.

Tech-rights group sues Trump to stop social-media…

A tech-focused civil liberties group has sued to block President Donald Trump’s executive order that sought to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech

After Students Pulled From Car, 6 Atlanta…

A high-profile incident caught on video in Atlanta has led to more than just two officers being fired . Six officers who involved in the arrests of two college students who were pulled out of a car amid protests in the city Saturday night have been criminally charged, Fulton County District...

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Protest near White House stays calm after curfew

A large protest around Lafayette Park near the White House was peaceful Tuesday evening as demonstrators defied a 7 p.m. curfew in the nation's capital. (June 2)

Curfews give sweeping powers to cops, but are…

From New York City to Fargo, North Dakota, cities across the United States say they are issuing curfews to keep the peace

Charges And Policy Changes Begin Amid Nationwide…

The filing of charges and policy restructuring are signs that some community protests are getting results.

Silver Lining in LA: Kobe Murals Are 'Saved'

Vanessa Bryant is taking solace in the fact that murals of her late husband and daughter have been left untouched during unrest in Los Angeles . Kobe Bryant's widow shared a screenshot of a news report showing a burning building in the Fairfax district on her Instagram story on Monday, noting...

Cicadas emerge after 17 years underground

Following a 17-year period of underground development, periodical cicadas have emerged in parts of the Virginias and North Carolina.

Groups condemn detainment of journalists in…

Several journalism organizations are condemning authorities’ detainment of two journalists who were covering protests in Atlanta

Ominous Tweet Tied to White Nationalists, Not…

As if tensions weren't high enough with the George Floyd protests taking place across America, an ominous message circulated Sunday night that seemed to hint at more violence to come—and it appeared to be linked to antifa . "Tonight's the night, Comrades," the @ANTIFA_US account said in the tweet. "Tonight...

Several arrests as NYC curfew takes effect

John Prine's wife urges Tennessee to expand…

The wife of singer-songwriter John Prine, who died from complications of COVID-19, is urging lawmakers to expand absentee voting so Tennesseans would not have to put their health at risk exercising their right to vote

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Breaking Down How Police Have Targeted Press…

There have been more than 100 incidents of police hostility toward members of the media covering protests in the wake of George Floyd's slaying.

Big Lines From New Joe Biden Speech

Joe Biden is no longer hunkered down in his basement waiting out the pandemic. The presumptive Democratic nominee gave a speech in Philadelphia Tuesday in which he condemned President Trump's presidency in general and his handling of the George Floyd protests in particular. Some big lines, via the AP , the...

It's always sunny in...Europe?

Several countries in Europe basked under a very sunny month of May this year, with some even experiencing a sunny spring that broke new records.

New York City contact tracers start, reach out to…

New York City contact tracers hired to contain the spread of the coronavirus are on the job

Hong Kong's Leader Accuses US of 'Double Standard'

Hong Kong's leader has defended China's new national security law blocking secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign interference in the city while accusing the US of a double standard. "For some countries that have had a high-profile response and claimed they will take action, I can only describe them as upholding...

Los Angeles sees protests downtown, in Hollywood

Los Angeles police officers took a knee with clergy during a march in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday. Another march filled the streets of Hollywood. (June 2)

Minneapolis police face civil rights probe over…

The state of Minnesota has launched a civil rights investigation against the Minneapolis Police Department in hopes of forcing widespread changes following the death of George Floyd

Faith Leaders React To President's Bible Gesture…

Some called the president's trip to St. John's Espiscopal Church a show of strength. Others say it was a photo-op.

1807 Law Is at Center of Trump's Newest Move

"If a city or state refuses to take the actions that are necessary to defend the life and property of their residents, then I will deploy the United States military and quickly solve the problem for them," President Trump declared Monday . His ability to do so amid the George Floyd...

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Tropical Storm Cristobal forms in Gulf of Mexico

Cristobal will continue to drench parts of Mexico before it eventually heads for the United States' Gulf Coast.

Police: Retired St. Louis police captain killed…

A retired St. Louis police captain killed by people who broke into a pawn shop after protests turned violent is remembered as gregarious and outspoken leader who mentored youths and insisted on strict ethical conduct among his employees

Today Could Be the Day for Joe Biden

Tuesday could be the day that Joe Biden is crowned the official Democratic presidential nominee. There are 479 delegates up for grabs as Indiana (82), Maryland (96), Montana (19), New Mexico (34), Pennsylvania (186), Rhode Island (26), South Dakota (16), and the District of Columbia (20) hold Democratic presidential primaries,...