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Boston schools superintendent weighs options for reopening in September

5 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Boston students could face a new school landscape come fall as Superintendent Brenda Cassellius weighs the many options for reopening while keeping public health in mind, a...
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Joliet mayor says he was acting in self-defense when he grabbed and shoved a protester during George Floyd-related unrest; skirmish caught on video

9 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Mayor Bob O'Dekirk, a former officer, said he was on the front lines with local law enforcement officials when the incident in question occurred.
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Clark County sets aside $19M for small-business relief

31 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

The Clark County Commission approved the funds to support the economic recovery of 2,800-plus local small businesses battered by statewide closures.
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Local leaders call for peaceful protests, measures to address institutional racism

Local leaders call for peaceful protests, measures to address institutional racism

35 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - With the City of Big Shoulders badly bruised, local leaders pleaded for peaceful demonstrations while pledging to take on institutional racism Tuesday. “We must seize...
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2 Charged With Throwing Molotov Cocktails Into Dakota Co. Government Building

37 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Two adult men have been charged after allegedly throwing Molotov cocktails at a Dakota County Government building in Apple Valley last Friday. The United States...
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Divvy bikes suspended in wake of mass looting; activists decry cutbacks to public transit

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A local advocacy group for biking, walking and transit launched a petition on Tuesday to bring back full CTA service and Divvy bikes. The mayor says not so fast.
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US cities gird for more violence as Trump decries `lowlifes'

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

By ZEKE MILLER and MATT SEDENSKY WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday turned up the pressure on governors to quell the violence set off by the death of George Floyd...
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Cuomo: Capital Region cleared for phase two reopening Wednesday

1 hour ago   |   Times Union   |   2 articles

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the Capital Region can move on to phase two of reopening Wednesday, as local officials again issued pleas for people to wear masks and socially...
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Curfews imposed, National Guard activated following violence

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo activated the National Guard and the state's three largest cities imposed curfews on Tuesday in response to unrest in...
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Boston protests over George Floyd's death continue on Tuesday

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Protests over the death of a black man in police custody continue Tuesday with a demonstration in Franklin Park. The Violence in Boston organization, which is organizing it...
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Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

The state will investigate whether the Minneapolis Police Department has engaged in systemic discrimination toward people of color, Gov. Tim Walz said. Read more ...

6 Atlanta officers charged after students pulled from car

6 Atlanta officers charged after students pulled from car

Six Atlanta police officers have been charged after a dramatic video showed authorities pulling two young people from a car during protests over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

'We stand here just as outraged as they do': Cincinnati police chief...

'We stand here just as outraged as they do': Cincinnati police chief, officers take knee with protesters

The police chief said he was talking with a group of protesters when they asked him to kneel with them. Read more ...

Indiana 2020 Presidential Primary: Floyd County election results

Indiana 2020 Presidential Primary: Floyd County election results

See the up-to-the-minute Indiana primary results for the election on June 2, 2020. Read more ...

Teen accused of authoring Facebook post encouraging riot in New Hampshire

Teen accused of authoring Facebook post encouraging riot in New Hampshire

Authorities said they arrested a teenager who was allegedly behind a social media post encouraging a riot. Read more ...

'We all need to do more': Bank of America pledges $1 billion to fight racial...

'We all need to do more': Bank of America pledges $1 billion to fight racial inequality

The billion-dollar donation is an expansion of the several hundreds of millions of dollars Bank of America donates to nonprofits and lends to small, minority businesses. Read more ...

State of Minnesota files racial discrimination charges against police...

State of Minnesota files racial discrimination charges against police department over George Floyd death

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has announced the state's Department of Human Rights will be investigating Minneapolis Police Department for signs of racial discrimination... Read more ...

DC Episcopal bishop: 'I am outraged' by President Trump church visit

DC Episcopal bishop: 'I am outraged' by President Trump church visit

The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington sharply criticized President Donald Trump for a visit to the historic St. John's Church across from the White House Monday... Read more ...

The Trump administration was just hit with the first lawsuit challenging its...

The Trump administration was just hit with the first lawsuit challenging its executive order targeting social-media companies

A technology advocacy group filed the first lawsuit challenging President Trump's recent executive order targeting social-media companies. The lawsuit on Tuesday, filed by the... Read more ...

Cincinnati Metro suspending services at 8 p.m. Tuesday to comply with city...

Cincinnati Metro suspending services at 8 p.m. Tuesday to comply with city curfew

Cincinnati Metro is suspending bus service an hour earlier Tuesday than the previous two nights to comply with the extended 8 p.m. curfew. Read more ...