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15 dead in Louisiana, Texas, after Hurricane Laura batters region

The death toll attributed to former Hurricane Laura rose to 15 Friday as Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards asked the federal government for immediate financial assistance. Of the deaths, 10

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TikTok stars Bryce Hall, Blake Gray face charges of violating LA health order over ‘mega parties’

Criminal charges were filed in Los Angeles over massive house parties allegedly thrown in the Hollywood Hills despite a ban on large gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic. Los Angeles City

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NBA to restart playoffs Saturday, ending player walkout after Jacob Blake shooting

The NBA playoffs will resume Saturday following a player walkout over systemic racism and Jacob Blake’s shooting in Wisconsin, the league and union announced Friday. The Milwaukee Bucks, who play

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March on Washington: Civil rights leaders, families of Black victims rally against police violence

Fifty-seven years after the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial, a new generation of leaders in the racial justice movement

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Jacob Blake no longer shackled to his hospital bed, lawyer says

Jacob Blake, a Black man who was shot by a white police officer here on Sunday, is no longer in police custody or shackled to his hospital bed, his lawyer

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Two men killed at Jacob Blake protest identified by authorities

Wisconsin authorities have identified the two men who were allegedly shot dead by a 17-year-old earlier this week during a protest in Kenosha over the shooting of Jacob Blake by

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The next wave of statue removals is afoot. See where they’re being taken down across the U.S.

From the Northeast to the Midwest to the Deep South, contentious symbols of America’s past are coming down. They include monuments to Confederate soldiers, statues of Christopher Columbus and bronze

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