• Officer fires pepper balls at reporter, photographer during Louisville, Ky., protest
    on May 30, 2020 at 10:50 am

    A reporter for WAVE 3 News, Kaitlin Rust, and a photojournalist, James Dobson, appeared to have been hit by pepper balls, reportedly fired by a Louisville Metro Police Department officer, during a protest in the downtown area. Rust appeared to have been hit Friday night as she […]

  • Trump WHO funding cut prompts criticism as coronavirus spreads
    on May 30, 2020 at 10:41 am

    President Donald Trump’s announcement he was cutting U.S. funding for the World Health Organization prompted criticism Saturday, as spiking infection rates in India and elsewhere served as a reminder the global pandemic is far from contained. Trump on Friday […]

  • National Guard summoned to aid cities amid protests, police clashes
    on May 30, 2020 at 10:08 am

    Georgia’s governor declared a state of emergency early Saturday to activate the state National Guard as violence flared in Atlanta and cities nationwide following the death in Minnesota of George Floyd after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck while […]

  • Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis
    on May 30, 2020 at 6:21 am

    As unrest spread across dozens of American cities on Friday, the Pentagon took the rare step of ordering the Army to put several active-duty U.S. military police units on the ready to deploy to Minneapolis, where the police killing of George Floyd sparked the widespread […]

  • Minneapolis officer charged with George Floyd’s death as protests flare
    on May 30, 2020 at 5:53 am

    The white Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck as he begged for air was arrested Friday and charged with murder, and crowds broke overnight curfews imposed to try to stem violent protests over police killings of African […]