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Los Angeles mayor: National Guard to be deployed overnight


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 04:04:04 +0000

Author: Stefanie Dazio And Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press

The Los Angeles mayor has asked for National Guard troops as violence continues in the nation's second-largest city.

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Protests over police killings rage in dozens of US cities


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 03:55:02 +0000

Author: Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press

Georgia’s governor declared a state of emergency early Saturday to activate the state National Guard as violence flared in Atlanta and in dozens of cities nationwide.

Read more: Protests over police killings rage in dozens of US cities


Washington DC begins reopening in fits and starts


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 03:10:40 +0000

Author: Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press

The nation's capital is starting to reopen.

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'Back in the game': SpaceX ship blasts off with 2 astronauts


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 02:24:36 +0000

Author: Marcia Dunn, Associated Press

Despite more storms in the forecast, SpaceX is pressing ahead in its history attempt to launch astronauts for NASA, a first by a private company.

Read more: 'Back in the game': SpaceX ship blasts off with 2 astronauts


Launch gives spectators pride, reprieve from troubled times


Created: Sun, 31 May 2020 00:41:33 +0000

Author: Mike Schneider, Associated Press

Many spectators came back to watch a second attempt to launch two NASA astronauts.

Read more: Launch gives spectators pride, reprieve from troubled times


As Minneapolis burns, mayor takes heat for the response


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 20:52:18 +0000

Author: Tammy Webber And Steve Karnowski, Associated Press

Several nights of violent protest in Minneapolis have prompted questions about whether city leaders have bungled their response.

Read more: As Minneapolis burns, mayor takes heat for the response


Retreat or deploy? Police try to balance protest response


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 20:48:53 +0000

Author: Stefanie Dazio And Denise Lavoie, Associated Press

On two straight nights of unruly protests, police officers retreated from their posts in some cities, while in others, they deployed batons, flash-bang grenades and tear gas to quell the unrest.

Read more: Retreat or deploy? Police try to balance protest response


Before Floyd death, activists saw progress on police reforms


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 20:09:18 +0000

Author: Aaron Morrison, Noreen Nasir And Steve Karnowski, Associated Press

Activists say years of dialogue about criminal justice reforms in Minneapolis had improved the relationship between the African American community and law enforcement — before George Floyd's death this week.

Read more: Before Floyd death, activists saw progress on police reforms


Dragon-riding astronauts join exclusive inner circle at NASA


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 20:06:42 +0000

Author: Marcia Dunn, Associated Press

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have joined NASA's exclusive inner circle by catching a ride on a SpaceX rocket.

Read more: Dragon-riding astronauts join exclusive inner circle at NASA


Louisville PD apologizes for targeting news crew at protest


Created: Sat, 30 May 2020 16:54:59 +0000

Author: Associated Press

Louisville police have apologized on the heels of video that showed a police officer firing what appeared to be pepper balls at a news crew during a live television broadcast.

Read more: Louisville PD apologizes for targeting news crew at protest

 
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