Some Kansas State athletes have been protesting over an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George FloydJuly 5, 2020, 8:30 PM3 min readMANHATTAN, Kan. — Some Kansas State athletes were among about 100 people who protested this weekend over an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd. Those…

PORTLAND, Maine — School districts across America are in the midst of making wrenching decisions over how to resume classes in settings radically altered by the coronavirus pandemic, with school buses running below capacity, virtual learning, outdoor classrooms and quarantine protocols for infected children the new norm. The plans for the upcoming school year are…

A former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd has been released from jailJuly 5, 2020, 4:09 PM2 min readMINNEAPOLIS — A former Minneapolis police officer charged in the killing of George Floyd has been released from jail, according to Hennepin County jail records. Tou Thao, age 34, is the third former…

Hahn appeared on “This Week” and discussed the status of a COVID-19 vaccine.July 5, 2020, 4:03 PM9 min read Despite President Donald Trump’s claims that a COVID-19 “solution” would likely be available “long before the end of the year,” a member of the White House coronavirus task force, who leads the agency in charge of…

A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders have now pivoted to new targetsBy AMANDA SEITZ Associated PressJuly 5, 2020, 3:33 PM5 min readCHICAGO — A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests…

Chicago police say a 7-year-old girl at a family party and a 14-year-old boy were among 13 people shot and killed in the city over the Fourth of July weekendJuly 5, 2020, 10:57 PM2 min readCHICAGO — At least 13 people, including a 7-year-old girl at a family party and a teenage boy, were killed…

The death toll from a massive explosion in a fireworks factory in Turkey has increased to sixJuly 5, 2020, 1:55 PM1 min readISTANBUL — The death toll from a massive explosion in a fireworks factory in Turkey has increased to six. The governor of Sakarya in northwest Turkey announced two new deaths and said rescue…

The incident took place in Greenville, South Carolina, just before 2 a.m.July 5, 2020, 9:38 AM5 min read Two people are dead and eight people have been injured after a shooting at a South Carolina nightclub early Sunday morning. The incident took place at Lavish Lounge in Greenville, South Carolina, just before 2 a.m. on…

The controversial rapper will have to defeat friend Donald Trump.July 5, 2020, 3:57 AM7 min read It’s unclear whether he’s consulted with his friend Donald Trump, but rapper Kanye West has announced he’s ready to unseat the Republican president. “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building…

Jared Lakey, 28, died two days after he was repeatedly shot with a stun gun.July 5, 2020, 3:12 AM7 min read Two Oklahoma police officers have been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly applying multiple electrical shocks from stun guns to the body of a man who died afterward. Wilson Police Department Officers Joshua Taylor…