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Police officers on horseback stand next to demonstrators blocking the road outside the Houses of Parliament in central London on Sunday, May 31, 2020, to protest against the recent killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, USA.  US Police officers have been detained in connection with the death of George Floyd that has led to protests in many countries and across the U.S.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

World alarmed by violence in US; thousands march in London

May. 31, 2020 2:11 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Nations around the world have watched in horror at the 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...

In this May 29, 2020, photo, a police officer grabs a protester during a rally calling for an end to police violence and justice for George Floyd in Detroit. (Nicole Hester/Mlive.com/Ann Arbor News via AP)

Detroit police arrest 84 more during 2nd day of protests

May. 31, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

Police in Detroit arrested dozens more people during a protest over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died last week after a white Minneapolis officer pressed his knee into his neck as he pleaded for air and eventually stopped moving. Of the 84 people taken into custody Saturday night, 63...

Signs adorn the windows of a restaurant in Columbia, S.C., on Sunday, May 31, 2020, a day after a peaceful protest in response to the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd devolved into violence in downtown Columbia. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

Business owners awake to destruction after SC protests

May. 31, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Some business owners in South Carolina, swept up broken glass, boarded windows and took stock of ransacked shelves Sunday after protests erupted into violence across the state. Broken glass littered sidewalks outside storefronts in downtown Charleston, where restaurants and shops just...

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: Indy mayor imposes overnight curfew

May. 31, 2020 2:07 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: ___ INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis mayor imposed an overnight curfew Sunday after two nights of violent protest over police mistreatment of African...

Carjacking in Henderson leads to police pursuit and shooting

May. 31, 2020 1:59 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A carjacking in Henderson led to a pursuit early Sunday, then a shootout involving police officers, authorities said. According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, an armed suspect stole a car at around 5:30 a.m. Henderson police pursued and the suspect opened fire at...

Ohio police officer escapes injury when helmet hit by bullet

May. 31, 2020 1:57 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A police officer escaped injury when his helmet was struck by a bullet during a Cincinnati protest, while in Columbus a fire considered suspicious destroyed a nearly completed apartment building amid a third day of protests in Ohio over the Minneapolis death of George Floyd. In...

India expels 2 Pakistani embassy officials on spying charges

May. 31, 2020 1:55 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Sunday said it caught two Pakistan High Commission officials in the Indian capital spying and ordered them to leave the country within 24 hours. An Indian External Affairs Ministry statement said a strong protest was lodged with the Pakistan High Commission regarding the...

People protest the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis, Friday, May 29, 2020 in Indianapolis. The protest comes after a series of prominent black deaths that have inflamed racial tensions across the United States.(Kelly Wilkinson/The Indianapolis Star via AP)

Indianapolis imposes curfew after 2 nights of violence

May. 31, 2020 1:53 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis mayor imposed an overnight curfew Sunday after two nights of violent protest over police mistreatment of African Americans that caused widespread damage downtown and included several shootings. Two people died in shootings, though it wasn't clear their deaths were...

San Diego County sheriff officers stand guard in front of a burning bank building after a protest over the death of George Floyd, Sunday, May 31, 2020, in La Mesa, Calif. Protests were held in U.S. cities over the death of Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

‘We’re sick of it’: Anger over police killings shatters US

May. 31, 2020 1:40 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Americans began cleaning up charred and glass-strewn streets Sunday after another night of unrest fueled by rage over police mistreatment of African Americans destroyed businesses, damaged landmarks and raised tensions across a divided nation to the boiling point. The chaos reached into...

In this May 29, 2020, photo, Marcus Lavon of Des Moines raises his hands during a protest in Des Moines. Protests have been erupting all over the country after George Floyd died earlier this week in police custody in Minneapolis. (Bryon Houlgrave/The Des Moines Register via AP)

Des Moines police arrest dozens after using tear gas

May. 31, 2020 1:40 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police arrested more than two dozen people after using tear gas to break up a protest and stop vandalism near the Polk County Courthouse in downtown Des Moines. Live video from WOI-TV showed a small group of people spraying paint on the courthouse and breaking at least one of its...