Black lives, whether under the knee of a killer cop or at the mercy of a racist health system, are under attack.
Novel coronavirus has infected more than 6.4 million people around the world. Here are pandemic-related updates for June 2:
Members of the media have come under attack by police as well as protesters across the United States during the Black Lives Matter protests that were triggered by the death of George Floyd.
City and state officials deployed thousands of National Guard troops, enacted strict curfews and shut down mass transit systems to slow protest movements, but demonstrators pushed on in many cities.
Cars and businesses were torched, the words "I can't breathe" were spray-painted all over buildings, a fire in a trash bin burned near the gates of the White House, and thousands marched through city streets to protest the death of George Floyd.
Skirmishes between Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces recommence after a three-day ceasefire expired in Afghanistan.
Most scientists say the pathogen that has infected 5.3 million and killed more than 342,000 was passed from bats to humans via an intermediary species likely sold at a wet market in Wuhan late last year.
The pandemic has caused even greater polarisation in the US and is turning out to be a defining period for Trump's future.
For the second time in less than 24 hours, families living along the Tittabawassee River and connected lakes in Midland County were ordered to leave home, as emergency responders went door-to-door warning residents.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected almost 5 million people, with around 320,000 deaths. Here are more coronavirus-related updates for May 19:
Leaders in the US and Europe are weighing the risks and rewards of lifting Covid-19 restrictions knowing that a vaccine could take years to develop.
Using ciphered words such as “boogaloo” far-right groups have breached Facebook's anti-violence filters, doubling their membership and calling for militant uprisings in the US.
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