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. ...

Several Colorado State football players dispute allegations

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Several Colorado State football players released a shared statement on social media to support head coach Steve Addazio and dispute accusations against the program. ...

Doctors, hospitals launch voter registration efforts

BOSTON (AP) — An emergency room doctor in Boston is assembling thousands of voter registration kits for distribution at hospitals and doctor's offices. Later this month, students at...

AP sources: Whitmer met with Biden as he nears VP decision

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer traveled to Delaware last weekend to meet with Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's first known in-person session with a potential r...

State chief justice blasts small-time thief's life sentence

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man caught with stolen hedge clippers decades ago must continue to serve his life sentence, despite a stinging dissent from the chief justice of Louisiana’s Supreme Court, who sai...

Michigan county official defends slur, says he's not racist

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An official in a mostly white county in northern Michigan who used a racial slur prior to a public meeting to describe African Americans in Detroit repeated the word Friday...

6-12 game bans for racism introduced in English football

LONDON (AP) — Players in English football will be banned for six to 12 games for discriminatory conduct under new Football Association sanctioning guidelines. FIFA and UEFA imposed a...

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...

Vogue UK spotlights Black activists, social change

LONDON (AP) — The British issue of Vogue is devoting its September issue to activism, with a cover featuring two Black activists and produced by a predominantly Black team. ...

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...

Another Australian university limits academic freedom due to Chinese pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Charles Darwin University (CDU) has become the second Australian educational institution to give in to pressure from its Chinese students this week, apologizing for a staf...

Lack of study and oversight raises concerns about tear gas

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — On June 2, Justin LaFrancois attended a protest against police violence and racism in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, where he planned to livestream the event for his alternativ...

Lack of study and oversight raises concerns about tear gas

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — On June 2, Justin LaFrancois attended a protest against police violence and racism in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, where he planned to livestream the event for his alternativ...