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Unemployment dips to 13.3% as US added 2.5 million jobs in May as impact from virus easesUnemployment dips to 13.3% as US added 2.5 million jobs in May as impact from virus eases
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Virginia city removes 176-year-old slave auction blockA 176-year-old slave auction block has been removed from a Virginia city’s downtown
The Associated Press1 hour ago
'Stunning Reversal' From NYT on Op-Ed That Sparked OutrageThe New York Times is officially reversing course. After Sen. Tom Cotton, a Republican, published an op-ed in the paper Wednesday that was met with outrage , the NYT on Thursday said Cotton's column—which advocated for the federal government using the military to suppress protests over the deaths of black...
Newser2 hours ago
Man, 75, in Serious Condition After Being Shoved by PoliceBuffalo Mayor Byron Brown and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo say they are disturbed and sickened by a video that led to the suspension of two Buffalo police officers without pay. The graphic video, which can be seen here , shows officers shoving a 75-year-old man to the ground, leaving him...
Newser2 hours ago
The pedestal where the statue of Admiral Raphael Semmes stands empty, early Friday, June 5, 2020 in Mobile, Ala.    The city of Mobile  removed the Confederate statue early Friday, without making any public announcements. (WMPI-TV via AP)
Alabama city removes Confederate statue without warning The city of Mobile, Alabama, removed a Confederate statue early Friday, without making any public announcements about it beforehand
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Rand Paul Rankles 2 Black Senators on Anti-Lynching BillThe House and the Senate were this close to agreeing on bipartisan legislation to finally make lynching a federal hate crime—until Rand Paul decided the bill, which could lead to life in prison for violators, couldn't fly as-is. In what CNN reports was an "emotional debate" on the Senate...
Newser2 hours ago
Seven people found dead inside burning house in AlabamaSeven people have been found dead inside a house that was set afire in north Alabama
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Trump Sued Over Use of Force on DC ProtestersCivil rights groups including the ACLU and Black Lives Matter are taking the Trump administration to court over the forcible clearance of protesters ahead of the president's church photo-op across from the White House Monday. In a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, the groups say the use of methods including horses,...
Newser3 hours ago
Deputies investigate cross burning on bridge in AlabamaDeputies are investigating a cross burning on a bridge over Interstate 85 in Alabama
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Alabama sheriff's office: 7 adults found dead in shooting and fire in home; no suspects in custody but no further threatAlabama sheriff's office: 7 adults found dead in shooting and fire in home; no suspects in custody but no further threat
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Ahmaud Arbery's mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, listens to a reporter's question in front of the Glynn County Courthouse after the preliminary hearing of Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William Bryan, on Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Brunswick, Ga. The three men are accused of shooting her son while he ran through their neighborhood in February. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
5 Things to Know for TodayHere are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated Press
The Associated Press4 hours ago
California mayor resigns over email about police killingsThe mayor of a Southern California city has resigned over an email that stated he didn’t “believe there’s ever been a good person of color killed by a police officer” locally
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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