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Los Angeles Police Department commander Cory Palka stands among several destroyed police cars as one explodes while on fire during a protest over the death of George Floyd, Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Los Angeles. Floyd died in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Latest: Chicago mayor restricts vehicle, transit access

May. 31, 2020 1:35 PM EDT

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: ___ Chicago Mayor Lori Lighfoot says access to downtown is restricted to only to residents and essential workers and the National Guard will have a presence in...

FILE - In a Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 file photo, Houston Rockets forward Thabo Sefolosha (18), left, and Denver Nuggets guard PJ Dozier (35) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, in Denver. Time has not healed all wounds for Sefolosha, the NBA veteran who says he was attacked by a group of New York Police Department officers in April 2015 while they were arresting him outside a nightclub in the city’s Chelsea neighborhood.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

AP Interview: Floyd's death opens old wounds for Sefolosha

May. 31, 2020 1:34 PM EDT

Thabo Sefolosha knows what it’s like to be a black man, on the ground, being beaten by police officers. Such was the scenario when George Floyd died in Minneapolis last week. And five years ago, Sefolosha found himself in a similarly frightening place. “I was just horrified by what I saw," Sefolosha...

A City of Miami employee cleans up debris from the street next to graffiti reading

Cleanup, curfew and injuries following unrest in Florida

May. 31, 2020 1:31 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Deputies were recovering from injuries, nightly curfews were issued and the cleanup of smashed store windows began Sunday around Florida after a night of unrest throughout the state's cities that followed protests in response to the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a black man who...

Protesters sit at an intersection during a protest over the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Breonna Taylor, a black woman, was fatally shot by police in her home in March. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Dozens arrested in third night of protests in Louisville

May. 31, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A third night of protests in Louisville sparked by the police shooting of a black woman resulted in 37 arrests, a city official said Sunday. Chief of Public Safety Amy Hess said at a news conference that officials did not yet know the hometowns of those arrested. Hess said a total of...

A woman holds up a banner as people gather in Trafalgar Square in central London on Sunday, May 31, 2020 to protest against the recent killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis that has led to protests across the US. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

World alarmed by violence in US; thousands march in London

May. 31, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Nations around the world have watched in horror at the five days of civil unrest in the United States following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer pressed his knee on his neck until he stopped breathing. Racism-tinged events no longer startle even...

Man charged in beheading of girlfriend's father

May. 31, 2020 12:57 PM EDT

GRAFTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man who recently moved from Texas to West Virginia has been charged in the beheading of his girlfriend's father, police said. Nicholas Padron, 28, of Grafton, turned himself in Saturday and was arraigned on a first-degree murder charge, the Monongalia County Sheriff's Office said in...

Funeral set Tuesday for slain Grand Forks police officer

May. 31, 2020 12:57 PM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A funeral for slain Grand Forks police officer Cody Holte will be held Tuesday in Ralph Engelstad Arena on the University of North Dakota campus. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, with the service set to begin at 1 p.m. Both the visitation and funeral service will be...

A security guard walks behind shattered glass at the CNN building at the CNN Center in the aftermath of a demonstration against police violence on Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Kemp authorizes 3,000 Guard troops for protests in Georgia

May. 31, 2020 12:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's mayor has extended a curfew another night and Georgia's governor has authorized up to 3,000 National Guard troops to be deployed to cities across the state to respond if needed to protests over the deaths of George Floyd in Minnesota and Ahmaud Arbery. Guard soldiers had helped...

A woman flashes the peace sign while walking backwards in a cloud of tear gas during a protest at 72nd and Dodge Streets on Friday, May 29, 2020. Protests have been erupting all over the country after George Floyd died earlier this week in police custody in Minneapolis. (Chris Machian/Omaha World-Herald via AP)

Fatal shooting reported in Omaha amid protests downtown

May. 31, 2020 12:37 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Someone was shot and killed near a downtown Omaha demonstration over the death of George Floyd in which protesters clashed with police in riot gear, authorities said. The shooting occurred at around 11 p.m. Saturday in the city's Old Market area and within a couple of blocks of where...

In this Feb. 12, 2020, photo, a statue stands outside the Boys Scouts of America headquarters in Irving, Texas.  Some victims of childhood sex abuse who are considering suing the Boy Scouts of America must rush to do so or perhaps face a greater risk of losing. Attorneys for the Scouts and victims agreed this month on a Nov. 16 deadline for victims to make a claim or be barred from bringing one later. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Boy Scout victims' choice: Sue rashly, or wait and risk loss

May. 31, 2020 11:55 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Some victims of childhood sex abuse who are considering suing the Boy Scouts of America face a choice: an anguished rush to meet a deadline earlier than what lawmakers intended, or wait and sue local councils, perhaps putting them at greater risk of losing. Attorneys for the Scouts and...