Attorney General Merrick Garland announces a sweeping investigation into policing in Louisville, Kentucky, over the March 2020 killing of the Black woman in a botched police raid.
The firestorm around Governor Andrew Cuomo grew a day after the Times Union newspaper reported that he had allegedly sexually assaulted an unidentified aide late last year.
John Geddert, with ties to disgraced sport doctor Larry Nassar, was charged with two dozen crimes, including forms of human trafficking, a step that prosecutors acknowledged was an uncommon use of Michigan law.
Footage of Prude's death raises questions of a possible cover-up and has turned Rochester into the latest flashpoint in a US summer of protests, first sparked by George Floyd's May 25 death in Minneapolis police custody.
Before he was a top state prosecutor and the first Muslim to be elected to Congress, he was a student who fought for the rights of Black people.
American civil society, undermined deliberately or unwittingly by both parties for short-term political gain or ideological satisfaction, is weaker than at any time since 1860.
The May 25 death of George Floyd - who had been accused of trying to buy cigarettes with a counterfeit bill - has ignited protests across the United States over systemic racism and police brutality.
While Trump addressed the nation in the White House's idyllic Rose Garden, a series of military vehicles rolled out front on Pennsylvania Avenue and military police and law enforcement clashed with protesters at Lafayette Park.
The shooter tried to speed through a gate at the base in a vehicle, but security personnel put up a barrier in time to stop the shooting, US officials said.
"Its sheer size justifies the scrutiny," said Dania Rajendra of the activist group Athena, a coalition which is focused specifically on Amazon's corporate activity and treatment of workers.
Thousands of people in care are believed to have died but many are not believed to have been included in statistics tallying Covid-19 deaths.
Growing racism against Asian communities following the coronavirus pandemic has brought some right-thinking people together to support the victims of racial abuse and to empathise with people regardless of their identity.
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