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Southeastern Conference pushing Mississippi to change flag

The Southeastern Conference is considering barring league championship events in Mississippi until the state changes its Confederate-based flag.

Nursing homes represent more than 1 in 4 COVID-19 deaths

Nursing homes residents account for nearly 1 in 10 of all the coronavirus cases in the United States and more than a quarter of the deaths.

McConnell ‘OK’ with removing Confederate names from bases

Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says he's “OK” with renaming military bases such as Ft. Bragg that are named after Confederate Army officers.

Trump signs executive order on police reform

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order on policing following weeks of national protests after the death of George Floyd.

Officer charged in Floyd’s death held on $1 million bail

A former Minneapolis police officer charged with second-degree murder in George Floyd's death will remain in custody on $1 million bail.

Stocks vault higher as Nasdaq hits record on economy hopes

Stocks scrambled even higher Monday on Wall Street's enthusiasm about the reopening economy, and the Nasdaq composite set a record.

Judge: $750K bail for 3 ex-officers accused in Floyd’s death

A judge has set bail at $750,000 apiece for three former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd.

Floyd being eulogized in Minneapolis memorial, first of 3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Mourners have converged in Minneapolis to memorialize George Floyd, whose death at the hands of a police officer sparked national protests...

GOP senators offer rare rebuke of Trump on church visit

A handful of GOP senators are criticizing President Donald Trump over his visit to a church after police removed peaceful demonstrators from a park near the White House.

Convulsing in protest, US cities brace for more unrest

WASHINGTON (AP) - After six straight days of unrest, America heads into a new work week with neighborhoods in shambles, urban streets on lockdown...

SpaceX’s historic encore: Astronauts arrive at space station

SpaceX has delivered two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.

Massive protests raise fears of new virus outbreaks

The mayor of Atlanta has a message for demonstrators: “If you were out protesting last night, you probably need to go get a COVID test this week.”