A video of actor Denzel Washington helping a black homeless man in Los Angeles as police officers arrested him last week has gone viral on social media following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota on Monday.
Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer who was recorded kneeling into the neck of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man who died in police custody on Monday, has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Friday.
At least 57 people were killed this week in attacks carried out by an Islamic rebel group in the northeast Democratic Republic of Congo as escalating violence near the Ugandan border has displaced hundreds of thousands of people so far this year.
Twitter censored an early morning tweet from President Trump Friday, deeming it as “glorifying violence” after he called violent protesters reacting to the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers “THUGS” and warned that looters will be shot as rioting intensified in the city.
The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has sided with three female athletes in Connecticut who are suing the state athletic association over its policy of allowing trans-identified males to compete in girls' sports.
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Thursday said that progressive elected officials who are issuing orders to curb the spread of COVID-19 that restrict churches but not secular entities do so because they “hate faith.”
President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Thursday urging federal agencies to hold social media companies accountable for censoring political viewpoints despite reported opposition within the White House.