Top GOP senators are calling on President Donald Trump to take a far more compassionate approach amid the deep unrest following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota, raising concerns that the President's erratic handling of the crisis so far threatens to divide a badly bruised nation further.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 9:48 pm
President Donald Trump threatened Monday night to invoke the Insurrection Act of 1807 law and take the unusual step of deploying active duty US soldiers to police US streets.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 9:46 pm
Live updates: Protests spread across US | Floyd protests in photos
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 9:44 pm
It should have been one of the safest places to seek refuge. Instead, Uwaila Vera Omozuwa was attacked as she studied in church, according to Nigerian police.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 9:37 pm
• Why the 3 other officers in Floyd's death have not been charged • Louisville police chief fired after protest shooting death • As US sees another night of protests, families of those killed condemn violence
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 9:35 pm
Why are police getting down on their knees with protesters? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 9:24 pm
As protests and violence continue across the country, President Donald Trump and his team have sprung into action. But not so much to heal the nation or to announce much-needed reforms. Instead, Trump has moved to capitalize on the carnage for political gain.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 9:07 pm
As many of America's cities burn and our democracy feels like it's unraveling, attacks on Confederate monuments in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis may seem incongruous to those who believe that these protests are only about what happened there. Yet the uprisings in American cities since Floyd's death, and the vandalizing and tearing-down of statues dedicated to men who fought for the perpetuation of human slavery share a common foe: white supremacy.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 8:59 pm
With the sound of flash bang explosions and tear gas being fired in the background, President Donald Trump spoke the words of a tyrant Monday, delivered from a teleprompter in the Rose Garden, vowing to use military force -- as he was doing at that very moment to peaceful demonstrators -- to put down protests across the country touched off after the death of a Black man, George Floyd, in police custody in Minneapolis.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 8:53 pm
As America cried out in anguish over the death of George Floyd and the problem of abusive policing, the president retreated to the White House bunker on the advice of his security team. In his mind, he seems to think it's the riots of the 1960s all over again, and his reaction appears both terrified and angry. "LAW & ORDER!" was the response he voiced via Twitter on Sunday and again in a public address on Monday.
Posted on: 1 June 2020 | 8:42 pm