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Officers Suspended After Man, 75, Shoved and Hurt on Video

New York Times Says Senator's Op-ed Didn't Meet Standards

Prosecutors investigated Friday after a video captured a police officer in Buffalo shoving a 75-year-old man who then falls and cracks his head, a confrontation that resulted in th...

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Prosecutors Seek Right Mix of Charges in George Floyd Case

Prosecutors Seek Right Mix of Charges in George Floyd Case

By Michael Tarm | Jun 6
Prosecutors know they must bring the right charges underpinned by sound legal logic if they hope to convict a Minnesota officer in Floyd's May 25 death.

Mayor Downplays Rough Police Treatment of NYC Protesters

Mayor Downplays Rough Police Treatment of NYC Protesters

By Michael R. Sisak | Jun 6
Another day of protests brought more examples of New York City officials downplaying or denying the police department's rough treatment of protesters — even when it was caught on video.

Trump Jabs Maine's Democratic Governor; She Hits Back

Trump Jabs Maine's Democratic Governor; She Hits Back

By Jill Colvin and Patrick Whittle | Jun 6
President Donald Trump on Friday laced into Maine's Democratic governor for not moving quickly enough to reopen the state's economy. She corrected the record.

Texas GOP Condemns George Floyd Posts by Its Local Leaders

Texas GOP Condemns George Floyd Posts by Its Local Leaders

By Paul J. Weber | Jun 6
Three promoted a Facebook post suggesting George Floyd's death was staged. Another shared a Martin Luther King Jr. quote over a picture of a banana. All of them are local GOP leaders in Texas.

Shouts of Solidarity for Black Reporter Pulled from Protests

Shouts of Solidarity for Black Reporter Pulled from Protests

By Andrew Dalton | Jun 6
A black reporter from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was told she could not cover the city's protests over the death of George Floyd because of a tweet. That move unleashed a tidal wave of support.

AP Fact Check: Trump's Alternate Reality in Time of Anguish

AP Fact Check: Trump's Alternate Reality in Time of Anguish

By Calvin Woodward, Hope Yen, and Arijeta Lajka | Jun 6
Taking the measure of these days in the nation's capital, President Donald Trump exclaimed: "Washington, D.C., was the safest place on earth last night!" He's describing an alternate reality.

Coronavirus Disrupts Global Fight to Save Endangered Species

Coronavirus Disrupts Global Fight to Save Endangered Species

By Christina Larson | Jun 6
Around the world, government resources diverted to pandemic efforts have opened opportunities for illegal land clearing and poaching. Lockdowns have derailed eco-tourism that funds environmental projects.

Immigrants Anxious As They Await Supreme Court DACA Decision

Immigrants Anxious As They Await Supreme Court DACA Decision

By Astrid Galvan | Jun 6
The Trump administration in 2017 announced the end of the program, resulting in legal challenges now in the hands of the Supreme Court.

Senate Confirms Trump's Pick to Lead Voice of America

Senate Confirms Trump's Pick to Lead Voice of America

By Matthew Lee | Jun 6
A divided Senate voted along party lines Thursday to confirm President Donald Trump's choice to head the Voice of America and other U.S. government-funded international broadcasters.

'Respect Them': Even in Wealthy Areas, Food Bank Demand High

'Respect Them': Even in Wealthy Areas, Food Bank Demand High

By David Crary | Jun 6
"I'm hungry. That's why I'm here," said Marcia Duckley, a mother of four children ages 4 through 17 who lost her hotel job this year. "It never crossed my mind before that I'd be doing this."

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