US prosecutors charged police officer who shot Rayshard Brooks in the back with felony murder, saying that the black man posed no threat when he was gunned down.
It’s the third Confederate statue and the fourth monument to be torn down in Virginia since international protests erupted following the death of George Floyd.
The statue in the former capital of the Confederacy was toppled shortly before 0300 GMT, news outlets reported.
The virus is changing the US as Trump's antagonistic relationship with state governors compromises the nation's fight against the pandemic.
A resounding victory in South Carolina has thrust Joe Biden back into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but that could all change in two days when voters go to the polls in 14 "Super Tuesday" states.
Warlord Haftar and his two sons may be incriminated in a US federal court over the torture, deaths of Libyans in 2014.
In a conversation with TRT World, GNA leader Feyaz al Sarraj shone a light on some critical aspects of the Libyan conflict, including the militias that control large parts of the country.
Public health officials are still at a loss to explain the cause of the severe lung illnesses, which have now reached 1,080 cases across 48 states and one US territory so far, up from 805 cases last week.
Hurricane Dorian came to a catastrophic daylong halt over the northwest Bahamas, flooding the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama with walls of water that lapped into the second storeys of buildings. The storm spurred evacuations in southeastern US.
Slave ships' arrival 400 years ago marks the beginning of a dark period of US history: 250 years of slavery followed by a long period of racial segregation, the repercussions of which are still felt in American society.
President Donald Trump doubles down on his attacks against four minority US congresswomen and dismissed concerns that his comments were racist, prompting outrage from Democrats.
For years US terror warnings have focused on groups like Al Qaeda or Daesh, but the latest warnings from US law enforcement agencies point to homegrown terrorists as the most immediate danger.
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