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In Washington, D.C. police fired tear gas stun grenades into the crowd of more than 1,000 people, largely clearing Lafayette Park across the street from the White House. A building that houses public bathrooms was set on fire.
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Minneapolis' diverse Lake Street has borne the brunt of destruction in this week's unrest. The Lake Street businesses owned by Somali-American Suad Hassan's family are now boarded up, bearing messages like “black owned – solidarity.”
Police officers in one of New Jersey's largest and most violent cities were praised on social media for marching alongside protesters in rallies held this weekend over George Floyd's death.
New York City officials braced for the possibility of more violence after three days of protests against police brutality following George Floyd’s death. The protests left police cars burned out and led to the arrest of hundreds of people.
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New York protesters angry over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis clashed with police Saturday night in Brooklyn, setting fire to police cars and throwing bricks, rocks and fireworks at officers who, responded in full force.
Protesters angry over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis have returned to the streets of New York for a third straight night as Mayor Bill de Blasio pleads for calm after a demonstration in Brooklyn the previous night descended into chaos th...
Here are the top stories for Saturday, May 30th: Damage and clean up after Minneapolis protests; NY protesters demand justice for George Floyd; Historic SpaceX rocket launch from Florida to ISS; 21-storey downtown Richmond building implodes.
Emergency services and volunteers began clearing damage in Minneapolis on Saturday after violent unrest the previous night saw businesses left burnt out and ransacked.
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.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lamented the failings of the US justice system following violent nationwide protests demanding justice for George Floyd, a black man who died after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck.
Protests over the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis took place in Brooklyn, New York, on Friday night. Videos shot during the protest captured a police van on fire and a police officer pushing a woman to the ground near ...
Georgia's governor declares a state of emergency to activate the state National Guard as violence flares in Atlanta and in dozens of cities nationwide following the death in Minnesota of George Floyd.
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Demonstrators took to New York City streets on Friday for a second day in protest of the death of George Floyd, the black Minnesota man killed in police custody, and invoked the names of other black people who died at police hands.