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Philadelphia editor resigns over 'Buildings Matter' headline

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 5:59pm

The Philadelphia Inquirer's top editor is resigning after an uproar over a headline lamenting damage to businesses amid turbulent protests denouncing police brutality against people of color, the paper announced Saturday.

Crowd clogs Golden Gate Bridge amid marches for George Floyd

Daisy Nguyen and Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 5:07pm

A diverse crowd of thousands of demonstrators outraged by the death of George Floyd tied up San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge with the acquiescence of authorities on Saturday, another sign of how their message has resonated even with law enforcement officials in recent days.

Man's hand blown off; note references violence against women

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 12:14pm

A southwest Virginia man who blew off his hand in an apparent explosives accident has been charged in federal court after authorities say they found evidence he was making a bomb and wanted to target “hot cheerleaders” because of his sexual frustrations.

OPEC, allied nations extend nearly 10M barrel cut by a month

Jon Gambrell and Frank Bajak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 10:47am

OPEC and allied nations agreed Saturday to extend a production cut of nearly 10 million barrels of oil a day through the end of July, hoping to encourage stability in energy markets hard hit by the coronavirus-induced global economic crisis.

Protesters pour into cities for another huge mobilization

Steven Sloan, David Crary and Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 10:02am

Tens of thousands of protesters streamed into the nation’s capital and other major cities Saturday in another huge mobilization against police brutality, while George Floyd was remembered in his North Carolina hometown by mourners who waited hours for a glimpse of his golden coffin.

US outlines $4.6B plan to protect Miami from climate impacts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 9:30am

The federal government is proposing a $4.6 billion plan to protect the low-lying Miami area from the effects of climate change, including the construction of miles of sea walls.

Prosecutor: 2 Buffalo police charged with assault in shoving

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 9:25am

Two Buffalo police officers were charged with assault Saturday, prosecutors said, after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester in recent demonstrations over the death of George Floyd.

Prosecutors say 2 Buffalo police officers charged with assault after video showed them shoving protester

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 9:22am

Prosecutors say 2 Buffalo police officers charged with assault after video showed them shoving protester.

Maryland cyclist arrested for assault on teens apologizes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 9:19am

A Maryland man charged with assaulting three teenagers after a video showed him grabbing a protest flyer from one of teens is apologizing.

Protests continue in NYC amid lingering tensions over curfew

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 8:19am

Demonstrations over the death of George Floyd continued in New York City on Saturday with thousands taking to the streets and parks to protest police brutality, as the city continued to enforce an 8 p.m. curfew that has created tensions between protesters and police.

Prosecutors seek right mix of charges in George Floyd case

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 8:08am

As damning as video evidence in the George Floyd case appears to be, prosecutors know they must bring the right charges underpinned by sound legal logic if they hope to convict a Minnesota officer in Floyd's May 25 death.

Mexican families struggle to send virus victims back home

Claudia Torrens, Gisela Salomon and Peter Prengaman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 7:55am

When Crescencio Flores died of coronavirus in New York, his parents back in Mexico asked for one thing: that their son be sent home for burial.

Annie Glenn remembered as fighter who cared about others

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 7:45am

Mourners praised Annie Glenn on Saturday as a dogged fighter for those with speech disorders, a source of support for her astronaut husband and a hero in her own right.

Food, coffee, diapers: Amid pandemic, van delivers donations

Kathy Willens and Emily Leshner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 7:09am

On a recent day, a powder-blue van parked curbside in Brooklyn, one of the hardest-hit communities in America by the coronavirus pandemic, and a group of women wearing protective face masks and gloves set to unloading.

Tropical Storm Cristobal advances toward US Gulf Coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 6:38am

A re-energized Tropical Storm Cristobal advanced toward the U.S. Gulf Coast on Saturday, spawning a tornado in Florida and bringing the heavy rains that already caused flooding and mudslides in Mexico and Central America.

The Latest: Seattle sees protests for ninth straight day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 12:04am

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has ordered the city’s police not to use a type of tear gas except as a last resort in life-threatening situations.

Surfers honor George Floyd in ‘paddle out’ held around world

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 11:02pm

On a sliver of sand that before the Civil Rights era was derisively dubbed "The Ink Well" because of its popularity among black people, hundreds of surfers gathered to honor the life of George Floyd and other African Americans killed by police.

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Stephen Ohlemacher and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 8:25pm

Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.

Joe Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination, setting up election challenge to President Donald Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 8:23pm

Joe Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination, setting up election challenge to President Donald Trump.