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FBI identifies federal officer killed near protest

Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 2:26pm

A federal law enforcement officer who was shot and killed while providing security at the U.S. courthouse in Oakland during a protest has been identified.

More journalists injured covering George Floyd protests

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 1:55pm

The first time officers shot rubber bullets at MSNBC host Ali Velshi and his crew Saturday night in Minneapolis, he was willing to believe that the officials didn’t know they were press. The second time, Velshi said, they knew and shot anyway.

Police in New Jersey praised for marching in Floyd protests

Christina Paciolla, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 11:49am

responding to chants of “Walk with us! Walk with us!" — said, “Come on!” and joined the protest.

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.

Dispatches from Yosemite: Alone with the bears and beauty

Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 10:12am

the children of Yosemite’s essential staff who live in a residential area of the park and are watching over it while it’s closed.

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.

While asking for more, states are slow to spend virus aid

Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 7:51am

including California, the most populous — are projecting deficits equal to about 20% of the budgets they proposed before the virus took hold.

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.

'No justice, no peace': Protests resume in NYC for 4th day

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 7:46am

New York City officials were looking for a peaceful way forward as the city entered a fourth day of protests against police brutality that have left police cars burned and led to the arrest of hundreds of people.

Coronavirus updates: 1 new COVID-19 death reported Sunday Staff  |  Posted May 31st - 7:20am

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

Boy Scout victims' choice: Sue rashly, or wait and risk loss

Mike Catalini, Associated Press  |  Posted May 31st - 7:08am

Some victims of childhood sex abuse who are considering suing the Boy Scouts of America face a choice: an anguished rush to meet a deadline earlier than what lawmakers intended, or wait and sue local councils, perhaps putting them at greater risk of losing.

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.

US cities assess protest damage, await another day of unrest

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

America’s cities boarded up windows, swept up glass and covered graffiti Sunday as the country's most significant night of protests in a half-century promised to spill into another day of unrest fueled by killings of black people at the hands of police.

The Latest: Atlanta’s mayor extends curfew another night

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

San Francisco’s mayor and police chief said Sunday the city’s 8 p.m. curfew will be extended indefinitely and that people who are out after that time will be stopped.

DC mayor: We have to be concerned about virus rebound

Kelli Kennedy, Danica Kirka and Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 11:56pm

Rosa Jimenez Cano felt compelled to attend a protest against police brutality to stand with fellow black Americans, then realized afterward how much the coronavirus complicated things.

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.