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Thousands of protesters march down Capitol Mall in Sacramento, Calif., on Saturday, June 6, 2020. The protest is sparked by the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after he was restrained by Minneapolis police. (Jason Pierce/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

Crowd clogs Golden Gate Bridge amid marches for George Floyd

Jun. 6, 2020 8:55 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A diverse crowd of thousands of demonstrators outraged by the death of George Floyd tied up San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge with the acquiescence of authorities on Saturday, another sign of how their message has resonated even with law enforcement officials in recent...

In a photo provided by Benoit Photo, C R K Stable's Honor A.P. and jockey Mike Smith win the Grade I $400,000 RUNHAPPY Santa Anita Derby Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif.(Benoit Photo via AP)

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

Jun. 6, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Honor A. P. won the $400,000 Santa Anita Derby by 2 3/4 lengths Saturday to move into the Kentucky Derby picture. Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Honor A. P. ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.97 and paid $6.40, $2.60 and $2.20. It was Smith's third straight win and fourth overall in the...

People pay their respects during a memorial service for George Floyd, Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Raeford, N.C. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.  (Ed Clemente/The Fayetteville Observer via AP, Pool)

The Latest: Portland mayor bans CS gas except as last resort

Jun. 6, 2020 8:42 PM EDT

TOP OF THE HOUR: — Mayor of Portland, Oregon, orders police not to use CS gas except as last resort — Atlanta protests punctuated by music take on an almost festive feel. — Thousands demonstrate again in New York City. — Jesse Jackson calls on Congress to pass anti-lynching law....

Hundreds of protesters stand in silent protest for almost 9 minutes in response to the recent death of George Floyd in police custody, Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Jackson, Miss. The Mississippi branch of Black Lives Matter held the rally and march to bring light to police brutality nationwide and in Mississippi and also to encourage long term solutions to issues plaguing the African American community. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Protests against police and racism spread across Mississippi

Jun. 6, 2020 8:41 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Thousands of people protested police brutality and racial injustice in Mississippi's capital city on Saturday, one of a series of protests across the state. Hundreds also gathered in Starkville and Gulfport, while demonstrators continued to call for the resignation of Petal Mayor Hal...

Protesters hold hands in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, June 6, 2020. Protesters marched against the death of George Floyd, who died after he was restrained by police officers May 25 in Minneapolis, that has led to global protests. Further protests are planned over the weekend in European cities, some defying restrictions imposed by authorities due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)

AP PHOTOS: Massive protests punctuate a week in the streets

Jun. 6, 2020 8:30 PM EDT

They held up signs and their fists and the memory of George Floyd. Tens of thousands of protesters marched worldwide in what could be the biggest one-day mobilization against racial injustice since a white Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into Floyd's neck for several minutes. Even after a week of the...

Men in a vintage US WWII uniforms stand behind flowers left at Les Braves monument after a D-Day 76th anniversary ceremony in Saint Laurent sur Mer, Normandy, France, Saturday, June 6, 2020. Due to coronavirus measures many ceremonies and memorials have been cancelled in the region with the exception of very small gatherings. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

The Latest: Arizona university to start, end fall term early

Jun. 6, 2020 8:22 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Northern Arizona University will start and end its fall semester earlier this year, hoping to mitigate the spread ofthe coronavirus. University President Rita Cheng has announced in an email that classes will start Aug. 12 and end before Thanksgiving Day. She adds that the university...

Rain clouds hover over mountains during tropical storm Amanda in Barberena, eastern Guatemala, Sunday, May 31, 2020. The first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific season drenched parts of Central America on Sunday and officials in El Salvador said at least seven people had died in flooding. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

Tropical Storm Cristobal advances toward US Gulf Coast

Jun. 6, 2020 8:20 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A re-energized Tropical Storm Cristobal advanced toward the U.S. Gulf Coast on Saturday, bringing with it the heavy rains that already caused flooding and mudslides in Mexico and Central America. After weakening to a tropical depression while moving over land in Mexico's Gulf coast,...

9th day of protests in Seattle begins with medical workers

Jun. 6, 2020 8:17 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Saturday marked a ninth consecutive day of protests in Seattle over the death of George Floyd, with a large crowd of medical workers demonstrating against racism and police brutality. Thousands of doctors, nurses and others — many in lab coats and scrubs, in addition to face masks...

In a photo taken Friday, June 5, 2020, Scott Nichols, aka Amazing Scott, a local balloon artist, poses for The Associated Press in his backyard in Minneapolis. Nichols doesn't consider himself very political, but when George Floyd died, he felt compelled to join the protests which happened to be a few blocks from his home. He was arrested during one of the protests and spent 48 hours in jail before he was released. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

As Trump blames antifa, protest records show scant evidence

Jun. 6, 2020 8:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scott Nichols, a balloon artist, was riding home on his scooter from the protests engulfing Minneapolis last weekend when he was struck by a rubber bullet fired from a cluster of police officers in riot gear. “I just pulled over and put my hands up, because I didn’t want to...

Martin Garcia, top, and eventual winner Charlatan (1) lead the field past the grandstand during the first division of the Arkansas Derby, Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs, Ark. (Richard Rasmussen/The Sentinel-Record via AP)

Undefeated Charlatan to miss Derby with minor ankle issue

Jun. 6, 2020 8:00 PM EDT

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Undefeated Charlatan will miss the rescheduled Kentucky Derby this fall after being sidelined by a minor ankle issue. Trainer Bob Baffert said Saturday that the colt has a filling, or swelling, in a front ankle. As a result, Charlatan will not be ready to race in time for the...