`Death By Racism': Part of America's DNA from the…

Black people don’t need to see the video of George Floyd’s death to know that they are three times more likely to be killed by police than are white people

Protests Rage Across America Over George Floyd's…

Minnesota's governor called for an end to destructive protests, noting that the city is also trying to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

Denzel Guides Police as They Frisk Black Man

Social media is applauding Denzel Washington for helping out a homeless man in Los Angeles—an encounter that (as people are pointing out) ended much differently than the arrest of George Floyd. Seems the Hollywood icon saw the man wandering out on La Cienega Blvd. and pulled over, then chatted...

Lightning strikes in Seattle

Lightning continuously struck amid a storm in Seattle, Washington, on Saturday, May 30.

Retreat or deploy? Police try to balance protest…

On two straight nights of unruly protests, police officers retreated from their posts in some cities, while in others, they deployed batons, flash-bang grenades and tear gas to quell the unrest

'Go Home Now': Protests Rock America

Protesters have hit cities from Los Angeles to Minneapolis to New York over the killing of George Floyd and other local deaths at the hands of police—leading to hundreds of arrests and at least two people killed. One death occurred in Detroit, where a suspect in a gray Dodge...

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SpaceX sends US astronauts to space station

A rocket ship designed and built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX has lifted off with two Americans on a history-making flight to the International Space Station. (May 30)

AP PHOTOS: Images from protests across a…

After More Violent Protests, Minnesota Officials…

Former officer Derek Chauvin is facing murder and manslaughter charges in George Floyd's death. Investigations into three other officers are ongoing.

Pentagon Takes 'Rare Step' After Latest Protests

Minnesota's governor is "fully mobilizing" the National Guard to quell violence that has erupted in Minneapolis and to some extent in St. Paul, USA Today reports. Numbers vary, but CBS Minnesota notes that up to 13,000 soldiers and airmen might be serving in Minnesota and CNN reports that 2,...

Temperatures to plunge before May concludes

Temperatures will fall below normal for many locations in the Northeast, and some locations could even receive some frost.

As Minneapolis burns, mayor takes heat for the…

Several nights of violent protest in Minneapolis have prompted questions about whether city leaders have bungled their response

Taylor Swift Issues a Warning to Trump

It hasn't been a secret that Taylor Swift doesn't care for how President Trump has been running things, but she laid it even more out on the line on Friday. After Trump's inflammatory tweet regarding protesters for George Floyd , in which the president called the demonstrators "thugs" and proclaimed "when...

Damage and clean up after Minneapolis protests

Emergency services and volunteers began clearing damage in Minneapolis on Saturday after violent unrest the previous night saw businesses left burnt out and ransacked. (May 30)

Cuomo signs bill granting front-line worker death…

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill granting death benefits to the families of police officers, public health workers and other front-line workers who have died of the coronavirus

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Minneapolis Mayor Issues Weekend Curfew

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has issued a curfew amid citywide protests over the death of George Floyd.

More Bad News for Ex-Cop Accused of Killing…

The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd has a new problem. Per CBS Minnesota , the legal team for Kellie Chauvin, wife of Derek Chauvin, spoke with her Friday night, and released a statement for her that says she's filing for divorce. "She is...

Early-season tropical activity persists in…

AccuWeather forecasters have been tracking a couple areas for development since Bertha dissipated earlier in the week.

Launch gives spectators pride, reprieve from…

For many spectators along Florida’s Space Coast, the launch of two astronauts into orbit was a welcome accomplishment

'We've Gotta Change,' Biden Says

Joe Biden has assured George Floyd's family that he'll do everything he can to bring justice in the Minneapolis man's death. The former vice president made the disclosure in a five-minute video livestreamed Friday, in which he addressed Floyd's death and racism in the nation generally, USA Today reports. The...

NYPD arrests hundreds after violent Floyd protest

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says protesters and police officers will be held accountable for acts of violence at a demonstration in Brooklyn that left people bloodied and vehicles burned. (May 30).

Federal officer killed guarding courthouse near…

U.S. authorities say they're seeing more acts of violence targeting law enforcement

Commission Rules Missouri's Only Abortion Clinic…

The Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission renewed the clinic's abortion license, saying the state was wrong to withhold it.

Klobuchar: I Should Have Handled Police Cases…

With Joe Biden considering her for his running mate, Sen. Amy Klobuchar is being questioned about her record. That includes her tenure as a prosecutor in Minneapolis. In her seven years, Klobuchar handled cases not unlike the one tearing apart the city now. When presented with cases against police officers...

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Build a water park in your own backyard

Many people are trying to figure out exciting ways to have summer fun from home. Find out how to build a water park in your own backyard for next to nothing.

US food prices see historic jump and are likely…

As if trips to the grocery store weren’t nerve-wracking enough, U.S. shoppers lately have seen the costs of meat, eggs and even potatoes soar as the coronavirus has disrupted processing plants and distribution networks

Trump: 'Haters' Are Distorting My Tweet About…

President Trump's fight with Twitter has escalated further now that the site has restricted one of his tweets for "glorifying violence." Background and related coverage about the controversy: The tweet: Early Friday, Trump was tweeting about the violence in Minneapolis . "....These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and...