United States

Derek Chauvin's wife requests to change her last name in divorce filing

In her filing for divorce from former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, Kellie Chauvin requested a last-name change and the titles to both of their homes.

Published on 2 June 2020 | 3:10 pm

Illinois man faces multiple federal charges stemming from violent acts in Minneapolis

Federal authorities have charged an Illinois man for civil disorder, carrying on a riot and possession of unregistered destructive devices associated with recent clashes between violent protesters and police in Minneapolis.

Published on 1 June 2020 | 11:03 pm

Facebook employees stage a virtual walkout over Zuckerberg's inaction on Trump posts

• Opinion: Donald Trump's ugly breakup with Twitter

Published on 1 June 2020 | 9:43 pm

Protesters tried to remove a Confederate monument. Their mayor told them he would finish the job

The mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, is vowing to remove a 115-year-old Confederate monument from a public park after protesters attempted to tear it down.

Published on 2 June 2020 | 3:47 am

How Atlanta's mayor became the face and voice of her party amid protest and chaos

Keisha Lance Bottoms wasn't one of the 28 Democratic candidates who ran for the presidential nomination this year. But in the last week, she has become the party's most important voice.

Published on 2 June 2020 | 2:49 pm

There are as many National Guard members activated in the US as there are active duty troops in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan

As thousands across the US take to the streets for another day of protests demanding justice for George Floyd, more than 17,000 members of the National Guard are standing ready to support local law enforcement.

Published on 2 June 2020 | 3:48 am

Trump intent on July 4 celebration as Washington slowly reopens

President Donald Trump remains intent on holding an Independence Day celebration in Washington, DC, this year. The city's leaders and Democratic lawmakers aren't so sure.

Published on 27 May 2020 | 8:38 pm

Texas Supreme Court blocks vote-by-mail expansion to those lacking immunity to the coronavirus

The Texas Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked a push to expand vote-by-mail to registered voters in the state amid the pandemic, saying that a lack of immunity to the coronavirus does not count as a "disability" for which a voter can apply for a mail-in ballot.

Published on 28 May 2020 | 1:58 am

There are just four black CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. Here's how they are addressing the death of George Floyd

Just four black CEOs run Fortune 500 companies in America, and three of them are speaking out about racial inequality following the death of George Floyd.

Published on 2 June 2020 | 4:35 pm

A lost decade looms for America's economy

It could take the US economy most of the next decade to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the Congressional Budget Office said on Monday.

Published on 2 June 2020 | 2:36 pm

Zoom's rise kicked off a tech battle over video conferencing. Here's what's at stake

Before a pandemic forced millions around the world into lockdown, the phrase "video conferencing" generally conjured up an image of stuffy corporate meetings with people unable to physically be in the boardroom.

Published on 2 June 2020 | 4:24 pm

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