Second City CEO steps down amid claims of racism…

The chief executive and co-owner of the famed Second City improv theater said he is stepping down

Crowds Of Mourners Gather At George Floyd…

Floyd's gold casket arrived to crowds of mourners in Raeford, North Carolina, for a public viewing and private service on Saturday.

New Influx of Whistleblower Filings the 'Tip of…

While the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the economy, it's brought business to one particular group: lawyers for whistleblowers, who've been coming forward in increasing numbers since the pandemic hit. Per an SEC spokesman, the agency received 4,000 or so whistleblower complaints from the middle of March through...

Campsite lashed by fierce winds at Colorado…

It may be too windy to enjoy the outdoors at this campsite in Granby, Colorado, on June 6. Wind gusts rattled this tent at around 60 mph.

How messaging technology is helping fuel global…

Protesters are using a variety of technology tools to organize rallies, record police violence and communicate during the marches sweeping the U.S. and other countries following the death of George Floyd

'River of Grief' Was Totally Avoidable: Report

America's nursing homes—where over 16,000 workers and residents have died from the coronavirus—have resisted federal pandemic guidelines for years, ProPublica reports. "It's just a river of grief," says a nursing-home reform advocate, "and it could have been prevented." Back in 2016, the feds issued a pandemic-preparedness policy...

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Thousands in San Francisco demand justice for…

Thousands of demonstrators filled the streets in San Francisco, Sacramento, Simi Valley, San Diego and other locations across California on Saturday, continuing more than a week of protest marches expressing outrage over the death of George Floyd. (June 6)

Prosecutor: 2 Buffalo police charged with assault…

Prosecutors say two Buffalo police officers have been charged with assault after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester

Biden Talks Racism, George Floyd At Texas…

The six-day event featured speeches from prominent Democrats, including presumptive nominee Joe Biden.

Zuckerberg: It's Time I Take a Fresh Look at…

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will reconsider its content policies after a backlash erupted in the company and spilled over in the media, CNN reports. "I know many of you think we should have labeled the President's posts in some way last week," he wrote on Facebook about his decision not...

Golden Gate Bridge whistles eerie tune during…

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, made whistling noises on June 5. It came from the bridge railings that mitigate wind loading.

Government job losses are piling up, and it could…

Federal, state and local governments have shed over 1.5 million jobs since March as they begin to deal with the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic

Ivanka Trump Isn't Happy After Getting 'Cancelled'

Ivanka Trump fired back Friday after Wichita State University canceled her planned speech at the WSU tech school's virtual graduation ceremony, the Hill reports. "Our nation's campuses should be bastions of free speech," she tweeted along with a video of the speech she planned to give. "Cancel culture and viewpoint...

Private memorial in North Carolina for Floyd

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Maryland cyclist arrested for assault on teens…

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

Maryland Cyclist Arrested, Charged With Assault…

Anthony Brennan III was charged with second-degree assault after video showed him accosting three people posting fliers on Black Lives Matter.

57 Cops Quit Their Unit Amid Shove Hubbub

Two police officers in Buffalo, NY, were suspended after a video circulated showing them shoving an elderly man to the ground during a George Floyd protest on Thursday evening, and now an entire unit within the city's police department has resigned. USA Today cites the Buffalo News in reporting all...

Storm surge picks up as Cristobal approaches Gulf…

Strong waves influenced by Tropical Storm Cristobal slam the shores of Orange Beach, Alabama, on June 6.

Virus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs…

For an American workforce under continuing threat from the coronavirus, the best protection might just be a college degree

Players Asked NFL to Speak Up. They Got Their Wish

The ripple effects of the protests for George Floyd have made their way to the NFL. On Thursday, a roster of top players, including the Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes and the Texans' Deshaun Watson, made a short video imploring the league to speak up on racism and police brutality. On Friday,...

AP Top Stories June 6 P

Here's the latest for Saturday, June 6: Tens of thousands demonstrate across the globe to honor George Floyd; Floyd is memorialized in his North Carolina hometown; Biden clinches the Democratic nomination; D-day commemorated with a flypast over Normandy.

Protests continue in NYC amid lingering tensions…

Protests over the death of George Floyd are continuing in New York City as thousands take 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

2 Buffalo Officers Seen Shoving Man In Video Are…

The officers were released without bail and will appear in court next month.

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Biden Rips Trump for Calling It a 'Great Day' for…

Invoking the name of a black man killed by white police officers, who's become a symbol of police brutality and racial injustice, in celebrating an economic report didn't go over well with Joe Biden. President Trump had cited George Floyd earlier in the day Friday at the White House, saying...

People prepare for the worst in the oncoming…

As Cristobal starts to move in, folks in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, prepared for the worst on the weekend of June 6.

Amid virus, US students look to colleges closer…

As students across the U.S. make college plans for this fall, some universities are seeing surging interest from students in their states looking to stay close to home amid the coronavirus pandemic