A 13-year-old Chicago boy appears to have dropped a handgun and begun raising his hands less than a second before a police officer shot and killed him last month, footage released Thursday under community pressure shows.
Floyd, whose death sparked violent protests in Minneapolis and led to a national reckoning on racial justice, was declared dead on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a former officer who is white, pressed his knee against his neck for about nine minutes.
Dustin Johnson made an "unbelievable" 45-foot birdie putt on his final hole to force a playoff but later Jon Rahm managed a flawless putt from 66 feet on the same 18th hole to win the US PGA Tour BMW Championship.
Trump's surge of federal agents into major cities is vilified as fear-mongering aimed at middle class voters, in spite of his assertions that Operation Legend will crack down on crime and seeks to restore order.
Protesters toppled the statue of Confederate General Albert Pike. Earlier, people celebrated Juneteenth which marks the day when a Union general arrived in Galveston, Texas and informed slaves that they were free.
Georgia prosecutors said they were weighing bringing charges against the police officer who shot dead 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy's parking lot in Atlanta on Friday night.
Experts say a constructive leadership is sometimes the better response to growing unrest than a heavy-handed approach, which might only increase anger.
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 virus is changing the US as Trump's antagonistic relationship with state governors compromises the nation's fight against the pandemic.
A stark racial disparity is emerging in the US, with more and more black people falling victim to coronavirus.
While the elderly and those with pre-existing medical conditions are the hardest hit by the virus, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that young people were also vulnerable.
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.
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