'Eyes are on you:' Minneapolis neighbors band to stand guard

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The two men stepped from the shadows as the car turned off an upscale shopping street into a residential area located on the far edge of the rioting that swept through Minneapolis. ...

Kings broadcaster resigns after tweet to Cousins

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Longtime Sacramento Kings TV broadcaster Grant Napear resigned Tuesday after he tweeted “ALL LIVES MATTER” when asked by DeMarcus Cousins for his opinion on the Black Lives M...

The Latest: Thousands on New York City streets after curfew

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: TOP OF THE HOUR: ...

Taiwan's Wackyboys perform coffin dance in blackface

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A trio of popular Taiwanese YouTubers drew derision from some netizens after they posted a video of themselves on Sunday (May 31) performing the Ghana coffin dance in blac...

Confederate monuments coming down around South amid protests

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Sarah Collins Rudolph thought she'd never see what happened in her hometown: Prompted by protests, the city removed a 115-year-old Confederate monument near where her sister an...

UFC star Adesanya joins George Floyd protest in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has joined a growing group of prominent sports stars condemning the killing of George Floyd in the United States last week. ...

Germany may sanction soccer players for supporting Floyd

BERLIN (AP) — The German soccer federation has defended its decision to assess whether four young Bundesliga players who made gestures in solidarity with George Floyd over the weekend must face sancti...

Judge dismisses Dykstra's suit against ex-teammate Darling

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has dismissed Lenny Dykstra’s defamation lawsuit against former New York Mets teammate Ron Darling, ruling the outfielder's reputation already was so tarnished it could not be ...

World’s reaction to US weaves solidarity, calls to change

Several thousand people marched in New Zealand’s largest city on Monday (June 1) to protest the killing of George Floyd in the U.S. as well as to stand up against police violence and racism in t...

Mississippi mayor apologizes for tweets on George Floyd

PETAL, Miss. (AP) — A white Mississippi mayor who caused an outrage with his tweets about the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has apologized but says he won’t resign. Petal Mayo...

Protesters in some cities target Confederate monuments

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Protesters demonstrating against the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed his knee on his neck, targeted Confederate...

The Latest: L.A., S.F. under citywide curfews overnight

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: ___ San Fra...

Biden speaks of racial 'open wound,' contrasting with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden lamented the “open wound” of the nation's systemic racism on Friday as he responded to the police killing of a black man in Minnesota. He drew an implicit contrast with Pre...

Trump walks back his incendiary Minneapolis 'thugs' post

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has tried to walk back his post-midnight “thugs” tweet about Minneapolis protesters that added to outrage over the police killing of a black man. ...

Charged Minn. cop used 'overkill' tactics as nightclub guard

NEW YORK (AP) — A white Minneapolis police officer and the black man he's charged with killing both worked as security guards at the same Latin nightclub as recently as last year, but its former owner...