ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protests that began peacefully over the death of George Floyd turned violent in the St. Louis area, where four police officers were shot and wounded and a retired St. Louis police captain was killed by looters at a pawn shop, actions that the governor blamed on “criminals” and “thugs.”
Many small actions among law enforcement and protesters led to less confrontation Monday evening in Omaha's Old Market, the fourth night of protests in the city.
A black pastor at a North Omaha Baptist church says he walked out of a Monday meeting with city leaders and Gov. Pete Ricketts after the governor told black leaders, “The problem I have with you people.” Ricketts later apologized for the phrasing.
Biden said "the moment has come" to deal with systemic racism and deeply ingrained economic inequality — and insisted that the nation can't wait until November's election and its outcome.
Former President Barack Obama penned a Medium piece in the wake of protests over the death of George Floyd.
J.J. Abrams, his wife and his production company have committed to donating $10 million to anti-racism campaigns over the next five years and have begun with giving five groups $200,000 each.
A Nebraska State Trooper kneeling with protesters for 9 minutes, a solemn moment marking the amount of time a Minneapolis police officer knelt on George Floyd's neck before his death, as Lincoln's fourth night of protests remained peaceful.
George Clooney says racism is a "pandemic" for which people are yet to find a "vaccine", following the protests across the US in the wake of the death of George Floyd.
Protests erupting across the nation over the past week — and law enforcement's response to them — are threatening to upend efforts by health officials to track and contain the spread of coronavirus.
NEW YORK (AP) — Protests erupting across the nation over the past week — and law enforcement's response to them — are threatening to upend efforts by health officials to track and contain the spread of coronavirus just as those efforts were finally getting underway.
A handful of grainy and graphic videos led Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine to conclude that a white bar owner acted in self-defense when he…
President Donald Trump tangled with Twitter and stretched the facts as he tried to make the best of a U.S. coronavirus death toll surpassing 1…
Other charges listed included obstructing an officer, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, although it was unclear which arrests were connected to the protests.
Amid nationwide protests over police killings of black people, President Trump tells governors that "Most of you are weak," and urges tougher crackdown on violence.
The U.S. has sent to Brazil more than 2 million doses of a malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as potentially protecting against and treating the coronavirus. Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate resumes session today with no plans to consider fresh relief for Americans. Get caught up on the morning's virus developments here.
Speakers called for justice -- but also repeatedly urged the crowd to remain peaceful, after what began as peaceful protests turned violent Saturday night and prompted the mayor to issue an 8 p.m. curfew Sunday and the Nebraska National Guard to offer support.
Lizzo burst into tears as she addressed the protests and riots against racism in the US and beyond following the death of unarmed black man George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis.
After the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, protests in Lincoln continued for a third day, with a march Sund…
The third night of protests in Omaha on Sunday, May 31, 2020. A protester was shot and killed Saturday night by a civilian. An 8 p.m. curfew w…