Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press | PostedJun 5th - 8:28pm
After primaries and caucuses in 42 states and the District of Columbia, Joe Biden won the last few delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination for president late Friday as states worked to tally a surge of mail ballots.
A statewide ban on chokeholds and knee holds, like the one that preceded the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, could be in the offing for Utah law enforcement agencies under new legislative efforts.
Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedJun 5th - 6:28pm
The nation's top military officer, Gen. Mark Milley, has spoken privately with key congressional leaders as Pentagon officials come under fire for the Defense Department’s role in containing protests following the police killing of George Floyd.
Steve Peoples, Zeke Miller and Josh Boak, Associated Press | PostedJun 5th - 6:26pm
President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 on Friday as well as major progress against racial inequality, heartily embracing a better-than-expected jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged nation he deserves another four years in office.
Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | PostedJun 5th - 5:43pm
Attorney General William Barr says law enforcement officers were already moving to push back protesters from a park in front of the White House when he arrived there Monday evening, and he says he did not give a command to disperse the crowd, though he supported the decision.
Scores of retired military and defense leaders are denouncing President Donald Trump and accusing him of using the U.S. Armed Forces to undermine the rights of Americans protesting police brutality and the killing of George Floyd.
Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | PostedJun 5th - 2:53pm
Nearly 500 of the active-duty troops brought in to help if needed with the civil unrest in the nation’s capitol have been given orders to leave Washington after a fourth day of largely peaceful protests, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy and other officials said Friday.
Ben Fox, Associated Press | PostedJun 5th - 10:07am
The city of Washington capped nearly a week of demonstrations against police brutality Friday by painting the words Black Lives Matter in enormous bright yellow letters on the street leading to the White House, a highly visible display of the local government's embrace of protests that has put it further at odds with President Donald Trump.
Pan Pylas, Associated Press | PostedJun 5th - 9:48am
The U.K. became the second country to officially record more than 40,000 coronavirus-related deaths as more than 100 scientists wrote to the British government on Friday to urge it to reconsider lifting virus lockdown restrictions.