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Mourners remember George Floyd at service

6 minutes ago   |   National Post

MINNEAPOLIS - Hundreds of mourners in Minneapolis on Thursday remembered George Floyd, the black man whose death in police custody set off a wave of nationwide protests that...
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Moment of crisis, unrest no time for U.S. to desert global partners: congressman

6 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The public health crisis gripping the world and civil unrest roiling cities across the United States are precisely why President Donald Trump should be embracing...
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South Carolina's Martin to chair hoops committee on race

14 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - South Carolina coach Frank Martin will chair a new committee formed by the National Association of Basketball Coaches to address issues of race and...
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LeBron James Responds After Laura Ingraham Backs Drew Brees' Kneeling Comments

16 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

LeBron James responded to a Fox News segment in which Laura Ingraham supported Drew Brees' controversial comments about players kneeling to protest during the national anthem...
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NBA Draft Pushed To Oct. 15, New NCAA Withdrawal Date Expected

20 minutes ago   |   Forbes

The NBA Draft Lottery and the Draft itself have been pushed back on the calendar, and a new NCAA Withdrawal date for college players is expected to follow shortly.
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NBA set to resume in late July, playing games in Florida months after shutdown

20 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

Professional basketball has officially set the framework for its return to the court.
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Stanford named Solheim Cup assistant captain

26 minutes ago   |   National Post

Angela Stanford has been assistant captain for the United States' 2021 Solheim Cup team.
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U.S. health dept asks labs to add demographic data to COVID-19 results

26 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

U.S. laboratories testing patients for COVID-19 are required to report data such as a patient's age and ethnicity along with test results, the U.S. Department of Health and...
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Women's group angered by ‘intoxication' ruling but concern called overblown

26 minutes ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - A court ruling allowing people accused of sexual assault or other violent crimes to argue they were so intoxicated they didn't know what they were doing has angered...
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Manitoba COVID-19 numbers remain below 300, no new cases reported

26 minutes ago   |   National Post

WINNIPEG - Manitoba health officials are reporting no new COVID-19 cases, leaving the total to date at 298 confirmed and probable infections.
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After protests, Virginia governor orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue

After protests, Virginia governor orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue

“You see, in Virginia, we no longer preach a false version of history. One that pretends the Civil War was about ‘state rights' and not the evils of slavery. No one believes... Read more ...

Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

LONDON - Facebook took steps Thursday to reduce the role of state-backed media outlets from Russia and China on its global platform amid controversy over how the social... Read more ...

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran, en route home

U.S. officials say a Navy veteran who's been detained in Iran for nearly two years has been released and is making his way home, with the first leg on a Swiss government aircraft. Read more ...

1.9 million seek jobless aid even as reopenings slow layoffs

1.9 million seek jobless aid even as reopenings slow layoffs

WASHINGTON - Nearly 1.9 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, the ninth straight decline since applications spiked in mid-March, a sign that the... Read more ...

Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises

Obama steps out as nation confronts confluence of crises

The former president held a virtual town hall event with young people to discuss policing and the civil unrest that has followed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Read more ...

Health official: No new COVID-19 cases from parties at Lake of Ozarks

Health official: No new COVID-19 cases from parties at Lake of Ozarks

Camden County Health Department reported Friday that a person from Boone County who had attended the parties tested positive for the virus. Read more ...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's...

Congress has approved more than $3 trillion in coronavirus relief. Here's what's happened to it

In March, Congress authorized trillions of dollars in spending to help address the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic - much of it aimed at getting cash into... Read more ...

New suspect identified in disappearance of Madeleine McCann

New suspect identified in disappearance of Madeleine McCann

British and German authorities are investigating a new suspect in connection with the disappearance of 3-year-old British girl Madeleine McCann, who went missing 13 years ago. Read more ...

Prosecutors describe racist slur as Ahmaud Arbery lay dying

Prosecutors describe racist slur as Ahmaud Arbery lay dying

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A state investigator alleged Thursday that a white man was heard saying a racial slur as he stood over Ahmaud Arbery's body, moments after killing him with... Read more ...

Watch Live: Memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis

Watch Live: Memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis

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