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Mourners remember George Floyd at service

3 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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Facebook to label state-owned media outlets' posts, pages, and ads

5 minutes ago   |   Fortune   |   5 articles

Facebook is rolling out new labels that identify all posts, pages, and ads published by media outlets that are partially or wholly controlled by their governments. The label...
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Trump taps former campaign aides for spots on scholarship commission

Trump taps former campaign aides for spots on scholarship commission

7 minutes ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump on Thursday named a pair of top staffers from his 2016 campaign to spots on a Department of Education panel tasked with giving special recognitions to...
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Here's why your next iPhone may be a refurb from Back Market

Here's why your next iPhone may be a refurb from Back Market

17 minutes ago   |   iMore

It's not a surprise that above all other makes and models the phone that tends to hold its value the best is Apple's iPhone. There are tons of people out there still using old...
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Elon Musk tweeted that Amazon should be broken up after it refused to publish a book that peddled falsehoods about the coronavirus

Elon Musk tweeted that Amazon should be broken up after it refused to publish a book that peddled falsehoods about the coronavirus

17 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Elon Musk tweeted that Amazon should be broken up after its publishing service refused to publish a book about the coronavirus. "Time to break up Amazon. Monopolies are wrong!...
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U.S. health dept asks labs to add demographic data to COVID-19 results

23 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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Patio dining returns to Capital Region

31 minutes ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - Almost exactly at noon on Thursday, the first party sat at an outdoor table at Dawn's Victory Sports Cafe in downtown Albany. The trio of co-workers from a nearby...
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Carhop service is making a comeback at this New Jersey restaurant

31 minutes ago   |   ABC

Brownstone Pancake Factory, known for its brunch items and over the top milkshakes, is offering a socially distant carhop service; serving clients their favorite meals on trays...
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Celebrities, activists, others gather to remember George Floyd

31 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

MINNEAPOLIS - The mural of George Floyd projected above his golden coffin, where mourners knelt and cried, paused and prayed at his memorial service Thursday had a simple...
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Floyd eulogized at Minneapolis memorial in first of 3 events

31 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By AARON MORRISON, NOMAAN MERCHANT and MATT SEDENSKY MINNEAPOLIS - Hollywood celebrities, musicians and the politically powerful filed into a sanctuary in front of the golden...
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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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