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Stocks jump as Trump promises to 'go big' on aid for economy

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks jumped Tuesday as President Donald Trump promised he's “going big” with plans to blunt th...

Updated 8 minutes ago
Atlanta mayor: 2 officers fired in 'excessive force' arrests

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta’s mayor announced Sunday evening that two police officers have been fired and three others were placed on desk duty pending review of what she called excessive use of force during a protest...

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Atlanta mayor: 2 police officers fired after body-camera footage showed they used excessive force in protest incident

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta mayor: 2 police officers fired after body-camera footage showed they used excessive force in protest incident.

Updated 44 minutes ago
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US cities assess protest damage, await another day of unrest

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US cities clean up, prepare for another night of unrest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — America’s cities boarded up windows, swept up glass and covered graffiti Sunday as the country's most significant night of protests in a half-century spilled into another day of unrest fueled b...

Updated 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
The Latest: US sends Brazil malaria drug for COVID-19

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Officials see extremist groups, disinformation in protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials sought to determine Sunday whether extremist groups had infiltrated police brutality protests across the country and deliberately tipped largely peaceful demonstrations toward vio...

Updated 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
US sends Brazil malaria drug unproven for COVID-19 treatment

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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, even though scientific ev...

Updated 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
Attacks on market, aid convoy leave 35 dead in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Unidentified gunmen opened fire at a cattle market in eastern Burkina Faso, killing at least 25 people in the deadliest attack in a particularly violent weekend in the volatile co...

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FBI identifies federal officer killed near protest

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal law enforcement officer who was shot and killed while providing security at the U.S. courthouse in Oakland during a protest has been identified.

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DC mayor: We have to be concerned about virus rebound

MIAMI (AP) — In hindsight, Rosa Jimenez Cano realizes that attending a protest against police brutality was risky — and not just for the usual reasons.

Updated 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
US faith leaders lead congregations through tumultuous time

NEW YORK (AP) — American religious leaders across faiths are grappling with the heavy burden of helping to heal two active traumas: rising civil unrest driven by the police killing of George Floyd and the coronav...

Updated 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
History, right now: Echoes of 1968, and other American years

The streets were on fire as National Guard troops streamed into American cities. The shouts were soaked in anger and anguish: “We’re sick of it!”

Updated 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
Police in New Jersey praised for marching in Floyd protests

Police officers in one of New Jersey's largest and most violent cities were praised on social media for marching alongside protesters in rallies held this weekend over George Floyd's death.