Marvin McAtee, nephew of Louisville police shooting victim David McAtee, discusses the recent shooting, Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. McAtee is standing in the doorway where David McAtee was shot. McAtee was a popular barbecue cook who was shot when police came to disperse a crowd gathering near his business. Police said a video showed that David McAtee fired his gun as officers approached the business firing pepper balls to clear the lot. (AP Photo/Claire Galofaro)
Kentucky police shooting video raises questions on tacticsThe shooting of a popular Kentucky barbecue cook by law enforcement is raising new questions about use of force practices by Louisville police
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Sistas Van driver and Black Women's Blueprint employee Denise Rodriguez, second from left, celebrates after a day of giving back to her community by distributing free food, personal hygiene supplies, books, diapers and other items to anyone willing to wait in line to receive them from a mobile supply van amid the coronavirus outbreak, Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in New York. Volunteer Brooklyn Clayton, second from right, and Black Women's Blueprint intern Shabieko Ivy pack up the group's table as volunteer Marilyn Louis looks on, far left. Rodriguez dubbed the hard-working foursome her "dream team." (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Food, coffee, diapers: Amid pandemic, van delivers donationsIn normal times the powder-blue vehicle called Sistas Van serves survivors of sexual trauma and domestic violence
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That New Fee on Your Dental Bill? Blame the VirusAs dental offices continue opening up during the pandemic, patients are starting to book appointments for much-needed cleanings and surgeries. But many are being informed of a new fee that has some rankled: an "infection control fee" to cover the costs of the personal protective equipment that dental staff now...
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57 Cops Quit Their Unit Amid Shove HubbubTwo police officers in Buffalo, NY, were suspended after a video circulated showing them shoving an elderly man to the ground during a George Floyd protest on Thursday evening, and now an entire unit within the city's police department has resigned. USA Today cites the Buffalo News in reporting all...
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Players Asked NFL to Speak Up. They Got Their WishThe ripple effects of the protests for George Floyd have made their way to the NFL. On Thursday, a roster of top players, including the Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes and the Texans' Deshaun Watson, made a short video imploring the league to speak up on racism and police brutality. On Friday,...
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German lawmakers criticize reported US troop withdrawal planTwo conservative German lawmakers have criticized the reported U.S. decision to withdraw more than a quarter of American troops stationed in Germany
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People hold placards during a Black Lives Matter rally in Parliament Square in London, Saturday, June 6, 2020, as people protest against the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, USA. Floyd, a black man, died after he was restrained by Minneapolis police while in custody on May 25 in Minnesota. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
The Latest: Thousands in London protest racial injusticeThousands of demonstrators protested in rainy central London against police violence and racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd
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FILE - In this May 19, 2017 file photo, a French soldier stands inside a military helicopter during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron to the troops of Operation Barkhane, Islamic extremists in West Africa's Sahel region are trying to exploit COVID-19 to gain followers but haven't had much success, according to the commander of the French military's Operation Barkhane there. (Christophe Petit Tesson, Pool via AP, File)
Sahel force fighting terrorism faces growing threatMauritania’s foreign minister says the five-nation African force fighting terrorism in the Sahel is facing a growing security threat sweeping the region that is not only local but a global problem that demands an international response
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Demonstrators protest across the street from a Confederate memorabilia store, Friday, June 5, 2020, in Kennesaw, Ga. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
Turning grief into change, movement targets racial injusticeMomentum 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
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Surfers participate in a paddle out ceremony at "The Ink Well," a beach historically known as a surfing refuge for African Americans, to honor the life of George Floyd on Friday, June 5, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif. Floyd died after he was restrained in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Surfers honor George Floyd in ‘paddle out’ held around worldHundreds of surfers paddled through crashing waves in Santa Monica, California, to form a massive circle on the water in honor of George Floyd
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Joe Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination, setting up election challenge to President Donald TrumpJoe Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination, setting up election challenge to President Donald Trump
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Sheriff: Five killed in small plane crash in Georgia, including four family members who were traveling to a funeralSheriff: Five killed in small plane crash in Georgia, including four family members who were traveling to a funeral
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