The protests, which began in Minneapolis following Monday's death of George Floyd have left parts of the city a grid of broken windows and burned-out buildings.
The number of global coronavirus infections has surged past 4.5 million, with over 306,000 deaths and 1.7 million recoveries. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 15:
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the change for the 93rd Academy Awards as a response to how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the film industry.
While the Covid-19 illness is killing thousands of Americans daily, stay-at-home orders and business closures have thrown more than 26 million people out of work, a level of unemployment not seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
US President Donald Trump’s Europe travel ban announced sent all three major US stock indexes into a tailspin, slamming the book on the longest-running US bull market on record.
Woods completed a wire-to-wire victory at the Zozo Championship on Monday, equaling Sam Snead's PGA Tour record of 82 victories.
The multi-day operation was expected to target around 2,000 recently-arrived families in about 10 cities who have been ordered deported by an immigration judge.
The 24-year-old from Greece wept as he accepted the honour beating out 2018 MVP James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George.
Georgia Democrat, Stacey Abrams, becomes the first black woman to deliver a State of the Union response.
This Sunday's Super Bowl will be played in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium – a project which cost more than $1.5 billion.
Martin Luther King’s legacy has rarely seemed as important as it does today, 50 years on from his death.
Georgia Power says a fire caused extensive damage to an underground electrical facility, impacting substations serving Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Over 1,000 flights were cancelled.
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