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Chicago mayor restricts vehicle, transit access downtown, calls in National Guard help after demonstrations turn violent

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 11:05am

Chicago mayor restricts vehicle, transit access downtown, calls in National Guard help after demonstrations turn violent.

Parents balance risks, needs as child care centers reopen

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 9:23am

It’s the day care dilemma central to rebooting American life amid the coronavirus pandemic.

French Quarter sans tourists: 'An old neighborhood again'

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 8:34am

For Jack Greenwood, New Orleans' COVID-19 lockdowns brought sadness, but also a revelation: He was making more acquaintances with fellow residents — people he might not have noticed before tourism dried up in the French Quarter.

National Guard patrols Los Angeles after night of violence

Stefanie Dazio, John Antczak and Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 7:51am

Armed National Guard soldiers patrolled the streets of Los Angeles on Sunday as the city began cleaning up after a night of violence that saw demonstrators clash repeatedly with officers, torch police vehicles and pillage businesses.

NYC preps for more protests; National Guard on standby

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 7:46am

New York City officials were looking for a peaceful way forward after three days of protests against police brutality that left police cars burned and led to the arrest of hundreds of people.

Coronavirus updates: Here's the latest in Utah's fight against the coronavirus

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted May 31st - 7:20am

Here are the latest coronavirus-related updates from Utah and around the world.

SpaceX's historic encore: Astronauts arrive at space station

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 7:02am

SpaceX delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Sunday, following up a historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk’s company.

AMERICAN DIARY: To be black and a journalist at this moment

Amanda Barrett, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 5:01am

white society — where we are free to just be. Those spaces have been shrinking in recent months. With the flames lit in Minneapolis spreading to other cities after yet another black man’s death, it felt like only an airhole was left.

Protesters in some cities target Confederate monuments

Sarah Rankin, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 4:46am

Protesters demonstrating against the death of George Floyd, a black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed his knee on his neck, targeted Confederate monuments in multiple cities.

‘We’re sick of it’: Anger over police killings shatters US

Tim Sullivan and Stephen Groves, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 3:03am

Americans began cleaning up charred and glass-strewn streets Sunday after another night of unrest fueled by rage over police mistreatment of African Americans destroyed businesses, damaged landmarks and raised tensions across a divided nation to the boiling point.

The Latest: Chicago mayor restricts vehicle, transit access

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 12:05am

Armed National Guard soldiers patrolled the streets of Los Angeles on Sunday as the city began cleaning up after a night of violence that saw demonstrators clash repeatedly with officers, torch police vehicles and pillage businesses.

Massive protests raise fears of new virus outbreaks

Brian Melley and John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 11:56pm

The mayor of Atlanta, one of dozens of U.S. cities hit by massive protests in recent days, has a message for demonstrators: “If you were out protesting last night, you probably need to go get a COVID test this week.”

San Francisco mayor declares citywide curfew amid violent protests, asks governor to put National Guard on standby

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 11:54pm

San Francisco mayor declares citywide curfew amid violent protests, asks governor to put National Guard on standby.

Police cars burn, windows shatter as protests roil New York

Jake Seiner, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 11:22pm

Street protests spiraled into New York City’s worst day of unrest in decades Saturday, as fires burned, windows got smashed and dangerous confrontations between demonstrators and officers flared amid crowds of thousands decrying police killings.

Police: 'Multiple shootings' in downtown Indianapolis amid protests; one person killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 11:05pm

Police: 'Multiple shootings' in downtown Indianapolis amid protests; one person killed.

Locals take back tourist-free Waikiki during pandemic

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 10:35pm

Growing up in Hawaii, Amber Lethem's family avoided Waikiki, the world-famous tourist mecca.

Los Angeles mayor: National Guard will be deployed overnight

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 9:41pm

Los Angeles mayor: National Guard will be deployed overnight.

National Guard called in to quell violence in Los Angeles

Stefanie Dazio, John Antczak and Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 9:33pm

A fourth day of violence in Los Angeles prompted the mayor to impose a rare citywide curfew and call in the National Guard after demonstrators clashed repeatedly with officers, torched police vehicles and pillaged businesses in a popular shopping district.

Mayor says George Floyd's body will return to Houston

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 9:14pm

The mayor of Houston said Saturday that the body of George Floyd, whose death after a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee on his neck during an arrest has sparked protests across the U.S, will be returning to the city where he grew up.