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.
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.
As the Trump administration branded instigators of five nights of rioting domestic terrorists, there were more confrontations between protestors and police and fresh outbreaks of looting.
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.
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.
The virus is changing the US as Trump's antagonistic relationship with state governors compromises the nation's fight against the pandemic.
San Francisco-based home-sharing platform Airbnb announced that it will be taking a billion dollars new investment from Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners to curb the devastating effects of coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Andrew Cuomo, again pleads for help in dealing with onslaught, attributes cluster to city's role as a gateway to international travellers and sheer density of its population.
With no roof over their heads and no food to sustain themselves, the homeless around the world are one of the most vulnerable groups in light of the global pandemic.
From postponing big sporting events to suspending shisha bars, here's how public and private organisations are tackling the coronavirus threat.
The novel coronavirus has reached some 30 US states, with Oregon the latest to declare an emergency, and 60 million people in California and New York are under crisis measures.
While experts say refusing to let the ship into port for an extended period could hasten the spread of the virus among the people on board, many people are stranded on their cruise ships.
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