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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.

Los Angeles mayor asks governor to send in National Guard

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 9:11pm

Los Angeles mayor asks governor to send in National Guard.

Police make nearly 1,400 arrests as protests continue

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 8:59pm

Police have arrested nearly 1,400 people in 17 U.S. cities since Thursday as protests continue over the death of George Floyd.

Police make nearly 1,400 arrests in 17 U.S. cities since Thursday as protests over the killing of George Floyd continue

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 8:46pm

Police make nearly 1,400 arrests in 17 U.S. cities since Thursday as protests over the killing of George Floyd continue.

Minneapolis police fire tear gas to disperse crowds out after curfew on 5th night of protests after George Floyd's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 8:00pm

Minneapolis police fire tear gas to disperse crowds out after curfew on 5th night of protests after George Floyd's death.

Clashes between police, protesters prompt 9 p.m. Chicago curfew; mayor condemns demonstrators' "obscene disrespect"

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 7:50pm

Clashes between police, protesters prompt 9 p.m. Chicago curfew; mayor condemns demonstrators' "obscene disrespect."

NYPD cruisers drive into protesters who were pelting, pushing barricade against police car, knocking several to ground

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 7:40pm

NYPD cruisers drive into protesters who were pelting, pushing barricade against police car, knocking several to ground.

Officials blame differing groups of 'outsiders' for violence

Michael Balsamo and Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 7:17pm

As protests over the death of George Floyd grow in cities across the U.S., government officials have been warning of the “outsiders” -- groups of organized rioters they say are flooding into major cities not to call for justice but to cause destruction.

Curfews in effect or imminent in more than a dozen U.S. cities facing rising unrest following the death of George Floyd

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 7:02pm

Curfews in effect or imminent in more than a dozen U.S. cities facing rising unrest following the death of George Floyd.

Trump postpones G7 meeting, seeks expansion of members

Jill Colvin and Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 6:15pm

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he will postpone until the fall a meeting of Group of 7 nations he had planned to hold next month at the White House despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. And he said he plans to invite Russia, Australia, South Korea and India as he again advocated for the group's expansion.

Los Angeles mayor imposes downtown curfew

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 5:25pm

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has imposed a downtown curfew this evening,

CORRECTS: Los Angeles mayor imposes a downtown curfew; no one allowed on streets after 8 p.m.

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 5:22pm

CORRECTS: Los Angeles mayor imposes a downtown curfew; no one allowed on streets after 8 p.m.

US faith leaders wrestle twin traumas in protests, virus

Elana Schor, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 5:19pm

American religious leaders across faiths are grappling with the heavy burden of helping to heal two active traumas: rising civil unrest driven by the police killing of George Floyd and the coronavirus pandemic.

The Latest: Portland police: Assembly unlawful, 1 arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 4:40pm

The Latest on protests in the Northwest sparked by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis (all times local):

Atlanta mayor announces curfew starting at 9 p.m. in wake of violent protests, calls it "unusual and extreme step"

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 4:27pm

Atlanta mayor announces curfew starting at 9 p.m. in wake of violent protests, calls it "unusual and extreme step."

For father battling cancer, a graduation to victory lane

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 3:58pm

Jacob Foxworthy and his parents waited patiently as their car crawled through pit road at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on this most unusual of graduation days.

Squad cars damaged, protesters struck with batons in Chicago

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 3:58pm

Several police cars were damaged, including at least one set on fire, as protests continued Saturday over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into his neck for several minutes.

Truck drives through Florida protesters; no serious injuries

Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 3:32pm

A pickup truck drove through a crowd of protesters Saturday in Florida's capital, sending some running and screaming as protests across the state erupted in violence, especially in Miami where police cruisers were burned and authorities threw tear gas.

Fox News reporter attacked, chased from demonstration

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted May 30th - 1:54pm

A Fox News reporter was pummeled and chased by protesters who had gathered outside the White House early Saturday as part of nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd.