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The Latest: California closes all downtown state buildings

Jun. 1, 2020 3:28 AM 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: ___ SAN FRANCISCO — The state Department of Human Resources sent a directive to close all California state buildings “with offices in downtown city...

Tear gas fills the air after Denver Police fired canisters during a protest outside the State Capitol over the death of George Floyd, Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Denver. 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/David Zalubowski)

Police, demonstrators clash again in Denver after curfew

Jun. 1, 2020 1:49 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Police fired tear gas, foam rounds and pepper balls at demonstrators defying a Denver curfew Sunday night following a day of peaceful marching and chants of “Don't shoot" alongside boarded-up businesses that had been vandalized the night before. Dozens of demonstrators, some wearing...

An officer points pepper spray towards people after curfew on Sunday, May 31, 2020 in Minneapolis. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Use of force criticized in protests about police brutality

Jun. 1, 2020 1:34 AM EDT

As protests grip the nation, officers have doused crowds with pepper spray, struck protesters with batons, steered police cars into throngs, shoved demonstrators and screamed curses. Some police action has been directed against people smashing windows, breaking into stores and burning cars, but many find other...

Pennsylvania woman dies after exiting moving pickup truck

May. 31, 2020 1:49 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, Md. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman has died on a western Maryland highway after jumping out of a moving pickup truck in the midst of an argument. Maryland State Police said Sunday that Nicole Renae Whitcomb, 23, of Hanover, Pennsylvania was pronounced at a nearby hospital dead at the...

A protester looks on as a flipped over police vehicle burns Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Salt Lake City. People converged on downtown Salt Lake City, Saturday to protest the death of George Floyd who died in Minneapolis police custody on May 25. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Curfew enforced after volatile protests in Salt Lake City

May. 31, 2020 2:08 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police enforcing a curfew largely cleared the streets of downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday night after a volatile day of protests over the death of George Floyd, while demonstrators who refused to leave were arrested. Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall enacted the curfew —...

Protesters run as police officers fire rubber bullets during a protest over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man in police custody in Minneapolis, in Los Angeles, Saturday, May 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

The Latest: One dead in Indianapolis shootings amid protests

May. 31, 2020 1:17 AM 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 - Authorities are investigating “multiple shootings,” including one that left a person dead, in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday...

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)

National Guard troops sent to Atlanta; city invokes curfew

May. 31, 2020 12:08 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's mayor announced a curfew Saturday night and Georgia's governor authorized up to 1,500 National Guard troops to deploy throughout the city after a Friday night protest over the death in Minnesota of George Floyd turned violent. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms urged unity and...

An officer takes down a protester after breaking through a police barrier during a march to bring attention to the death of George Floyd in the Loop Friday, May 29, 2020, in Chicago.  Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day.   (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Squad cars damaged, protesters struck with batons in Chicago

May. 30, 2020 10:48 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Several police cars were damaged, including at least one set on fire, as protests continued Saturday over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into his neck for several minutes. Officers struck multiple demonstrators...

An Afghan security forces member inspects a bus carrying local TV station employees that hit a roadside bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, May 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Official: Bomb in Afghan capital targeted TV bus, 2 dead

May. 30, 2020 11:04 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bus belonging to a local TV station was hit by a roadside bomb Saturday in the capital Kabul, killing two employees, said a spokeswoman for the Interior Ministry. Four other employees were wounded in the attack, said Marwa Amini, ministry deputy spokeswoman. No one immediately...

Crash involving sedan, bus, kills 3, injures 2

May. 30, 2020 10:26 AM EDT

MOORESTOWN, N.J. (AP) — An early morning crash involving a sedan and a New Jersey Transit bus left three people dead and two others injured, authorities said. Police said the crash happened at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday on Route 38 in Moorestown. Police said the bus was making a left turn southbound from...