Police: 12 arrested as roads blocked, property destroyed

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Twelve protesters in Kentucky's largest were arrested Saturday night after they blocked roadways, surrounded vehicles, shot paintballs and destroyed property, police said. ...

Native mascots still a sticking point in high school sports

BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — At a mostly white high school near Salt Lake City, the steps leading to the football field are covered in red handprints, arrows and drawings of Native American men in headdress...

Riot declared as fire burns in Portland police union offices

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fire inside a police union building led authorities in Portland, Oregon, to declare a riot and force protesters away from the offices as violent demonstrations continue in the ...

Judge orders release of body camera video in Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge ordered the release of body camera footage recorded by former officers charged in the death of George Floyd. Judge Peter Cahill ruled Friday the ...

Face time: Browns' Stefanski visited QB Mayfield in February

CLEVELAND (AP) — Looking back, Browns rookie coach Kevin Stefanski is thankful he took a trip to Texas in February and visited Baker Mayfield. It would be four months before he'd see...

Winfrey demanding justice for Breonna Taylor with billboards

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — First, Oprah Winfrey put Breonna Taylor on the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine. Now the media mogul is spreading her message with billboards demanding justice for the Kentucky wo...

Georgia DA who charged officers faces tough primary runoff

ATLANTA (AP) — Against the backdrop of protests over racial injustice and police brutality and with allegations of misconduct emboldening challengers, the top prosecutor in Georgia’s most populous cou...

Protesters rally in Portland as mayor decries violence

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Violent clashes this week between protesters and police in Portland, Oregon, have ratcheted up tensions in the city days after an agreement between state and federal officials ap...

Army secretary: Fort Hood has high rates of murder, assault

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Fort Hood has one of the highest rates of murder, sexual assault and harassment in the Army, Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Thursday during a visit to the Texas base. ...

Joe Biden launches new national ad aimed at Black Americans

DETROIT (AP) — Joe Biden's Democratic presidential campaign has launched a new national ad focused on Black Americans, urging them to stand up to President Donald Trump the way their ancestors stood u...

Trump again says Lebanon blast might not have been accident

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to suggest that the massive explosion that killed at least 135 people in Lebanon might not have been an accident, as Lebanese officials ...

Creavalle makes a statement with Black Lives Matter design

Those Black Lives Matter T-shirts that have featured so prominently throughout the MLS is Back tournament were designed by one of the league's players, Philadelphia Union midfielder Warren Creavalle. ...

Judge: Doctrine shielding police from lawsuits is wrong

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge in Mississippi has issued a sharply worded ruling that calls on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the principle of qualified immunity, which protects law enforce...

Confederate monument vandalized outside Alabama courthouse

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A Confederate monument in Alabama that has been the subject of protests against racial injustice was discovered vandalized early Wednesday. What appeared to b...

Chinese court frees man accused of murder after 27 years in prison

A court in southeast China has acquitted Zhang Yuhuan of murder after 27 years behind bars. The Jiangxi High People's Court on Tuesday found Zhang not guilty, citing insufficient evidence to prov...