Turning grief into change, movement targets…

Momentum for what many hope is a sustained movement aimed at tackling racial injustice and police reforms promised to grow Saturday as more protesters filled streets around the world

Remainder Of Active-Duty Troops Sent Home From…

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy told reporters Defense Secretary Mark Esper ordered the remainder of active-duty troops to return home.

Biden Rips Trump for Calling It a 'Great Day' for…

Invoking the name of a black man killed by white police officers, who's become a symbol of police brutality and racial injustice, in celebrating an economic report didn't go over well with Joe Biden. President Trump had cited George Floyd earlier in the day Friday at the White House, saying...

Louisiana preparations begin for Cristobal

Jonathan Petramala is in Louisiana as the state begins filling sandbags and taking other steps to prepare ahead of Cristobal making landfall.

Shouts of solidarity for black reporter pulled…

A black reporter from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was told she couldn’t cover the city’s protests over the death of George Floyd because of a tweet

Co-Founder Leaves Reddit Board, for 'Family and…

Fifteen years after co-founding Reddit, Alexis Ohanian made announcements Friday that he said were long overdue. He resigned from the company's board, KNTV reports, and told Reddit that his successor should be a black person. "I'm doing this for me, for my family, and for my country," Ohanian said, explaining...

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Biden clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest. (June 5)

Facebook removes nearly 200 accounts tied to hate…

Facebook says it has removed nearly 200 social media accounts linked to white supremacy groups planning to rally members to show up at protests over police killings of black people _ in some cases with weapons

57 Buffalo Officers Resign From Team After 2…

The entire Buffalo Police Emergency Response Team quit the unit in response to the suspension of two of their fellow officers.

Black Lives Matter Doesn't Like DC Mayor's Big…

About 4am Friday, artists and work crews started to paint a message on two blocks of 16th Street NW, a stretch that runs up to Lafayette Square and the White House. Just after 11, a worker put up a new street sign, and the cheering began, as Andra Day's "Rise...

Making sure your home is ready for a hurricane

Hurricanes can deal massive damage to homes. Here are a few tips that can help minimize the damage.

FBI: National Guardsman expressed white…

Gov. Mike DeWine says an Ohio National Guardsman has been removed from policing protests in Washington D

Trump: It's a 'Great Day' for George Floyd

"Victory lap." That's the term used by the AP and CNN to describe President Trump's reaction to Friday's surprisingly strong jobs report . "This shows that what we've been doing is right," Trump said in the Rose Garden, referring to the White House push to reopen the nation amid the pandemic....

NY police enforce curfew to end protest for Floyd

Thousands of protesters defied a night time curfew across New York City to march over the death of George Floyd on Friday. (June 5)

AP Explains: Key takeaways from a surprising jobs…

Economists, political aides and business leaders had been bracing for another horrific month of job cuts and swelling unemployment

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D.C. Mayor Has 'Black Lives Matter' Painted On…

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser had the mural painted near the White House to honor those who peacefully protested over the killing of George Floyd.

Mayor Makes 'Uncalled For' Comment Against 'Troll'

A Nebraska mayor who insisted she wouldn't apologize for an online comment has offered her mea culpa after all. NBC News reports the trouble started when Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert earlier this week put in place a city curfew due to protests over the death of George Floyd . Soyeon Sohn,...

The wonders of water gardening

The soothing sound of water flowing has people flocking to garden centers to try out aquatic gardening for the first time. AccuWeather's Blake Naftel has some advice.

Protest arrests logjam tests NYC legal system…

A wave of arrests in the New York City protests over the death of George Floyd has strained the criminal justice system

College Probes Professor After 'Black Privilege…

A longtime tenured psychology professor at the University of Central Florida is under fire after a series of online posts. Per the New York Times , Negy, who has written a book about "white Americans under siege," recently put up multiple tweets that he acknowledged "will infuriate folks." Among them, this:...

Protesters defy New York curfew to march for Floyd

Protesters marched through the city again Friday evening by the thousands, and once again, there were still demonstrators on the street as the curfew arrived. (June 5)

US consumers shunned borrowing in April as…

U.S. consumer borrowing plunged in April as households fretted about the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and cut back on their use of credit

Is The National Guard Caught Between A Rock And A…

D.C. residents say they are fearful of the very military men and women sent to protect them.

Slur Sinks Student Who Was Supposed to Cheer for…

A student expected to join the University of Tennessee cheerleading squad this fall will no longer attend the university after evidence of her using a racial slur surfaced on social media. Vols Cheer had announced the incoming freshman from Virginia would be joining the team in a May 24 Instagram...

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Cristobal brings wind, rain to the Yucatan…

Hotels and the tourism industry are set to reopen on June 8, but Tropical Depression Cristobal impacts may delay reopening.

Reddit co-founder leaves board, urges black…

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced his resignation from the board of the social media site and urged the board to replace him with a black candidate

George Floyd Campaign Makes History on GoFundMe

It’s a record. In just over a week, the Official George Floyd Memorial Fund has received the highest number of individual donations of any GoFundMe campaign, a spokesperson tells TMZ . To date, $13 million has been raised by some 478,300 individuals in 125 countries. The fund "is established to...