Online divisions: Twitter, Facebook diverge on…

President Donald Trump posted identical messages on Twitter and Facebook this week

NYC Mayor Defends Police After NYPD Cruiser…

Mayor De Blasio says the protesters presented officers with "an absolutely impossible situation."

George Floyd's Brother: Trump Did All the Talking…

George Floyd's brother has expressed frustration over his phone conversation with President Trump about the killing in Minneapolis. "He didn't give me an opportunity to even speak," Philonise Floyd told the Rev. Al Sharpton on MSNBC on Saturday. "It was hard. I was trying to talk to him, but he...

Raging river reaching up to the tree leaves

The San Jose River overflowed near Chiquimula, Guatemala, on May 31, resulting in a dangerous, fast-flowing current.

Parents hoping to get back to work face a child…

The coronavirus pandemic has created a staggering child care crisis that threatens to undermine the tentative reopening of the U.S. economy, forcing many parents to choose between work and looking after their kids

Yellowstone Is Getting Rattled

Yellowstone National Park only just recently re-opened its gates to tourists, but things got a little busier than anticipated early Friday, with the first of 11 earthquakes in 24 hours. That first temblor was a 3.1, while the rest registered between 1.6 and 2.5, reports the Idaho...

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NY officials braced for more violence over Floyd…

New York City officials braced for the possibility of more violence after three days of protests against police brutality following George Floyd’s death. The protests left police cars burned out and led to the arrest of hundreds of people. (May 31).

Parents balance risks, needs as child care…

It’s the day care dilemma central to rebooting American life amid the coronavirus pandemic

Protests Bringing Curfews Across The Country

Minneapolis, L.A., Atlanta and more than 20 other cities had overnight curfews over the weekend with police enforcing the orders.

Congresswoman Pepper-Sprayed at Protest

Rep. Joyce Beatty, a grandmother and an African-American Democrat from Ohio, got pepper-sprayed during protests of the death of George Floyd on Saturday in Columbus, reports CNN . "I was there because I wanted the young protesters to know that in solidarity, that I stand with them," Beatty said. "I'm a...

Thunderstorm rolls through Washington

Early Saturday morning, May 28, residents of Bremerton, Washington, found themselves plagued by lightning, thunder and a downpour of rain.

French Quarter sans tourists: 'An old…

Some residents of New Orleans' French Quarter see at least one benefit to the business shutdowns forced by the spread of the coronavirus: no more overwhelming crowds of tourists

Denzel Guides Police as They Frisk Black Man

Social media is applauding Denzel Washington for helping out a homeless man in Los Angeles—an encounter that (as people are pointing out) ended much differently than the arrest of George Floyd. Seems the Hollywood icon saw the man wandering out on La Cienega Blvd. and pulled over, then chatted...

Today in History for May 31st

Highlights of this day in history: The Johnstown Flood kills more than 2,200 people in Pennsylvania; Israel hangs ex-Nazi official Adolf Eichmann; Bombing suspect Eric Rudolph caught in North Carolina; Actor-director Clint Eastwood born. (May 31)

While asking for more, states are slow to spend…

Most states are taking their time spending the coronavirus relief aid Congress sent them earlier this spring, even as they push for more federal help

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As Protests Continue, Worries About New Outbreaks…

The WHO issued guidelines on lowering virus risks at protests, including staggering arrivals and social distancing.

'Go Home Now': Protests Rock America

Protesters have hit cities from Los Angeles to Minneapolis to New York over the killing of George Floyd and other local deaths at the hands of police—leading to hundreds of arrests and at least two people killed. One death occurred in Detroit, where a suspect in a gray Dodge...

Atlantic stirring with tropical activity

There have already been two named storms in the Atlantic this year, and as the season official begins Monday, another could be on the horizon.

National Guard patrols Los Angeles after night of…

The National Guard is patrolling Los Angeles as the city begins cleaning up after a night of violence that saw demonstrators clash with officers, torch police vehicles and pillage stores

Pentagon Takes 'Rare Step' After Latest Protests

Minnesota's governor is "fully mobilizing" the National Guard to quell violence that has erupted in Minneapolis and to some extent in St. Paul, USA Today reports. Numbers vary, but CBS Minnesota notes that up to 13,000 soldiers and airmen might be serving in Minnesota and CNN reports that 2,...

On This Day: 31 May 1930

Hollywood icon Clint Eastwood was born in San Francisco. (May 31)

'No justice, no peace': Protests resume in NYC…

New York City officials were looking for a peaceful way forward as the city entered a fourth day of protests against police brutality that have left police cars burned and led to the arrest of hundreds of people

Protests Rage Across America Over George Floyd's…

Minnesota's governor called for an end to destructive protests, noting that the city is also trying to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

Taylor Swift Issues a Warning to Trump

It hasn't been a secret that Taylor Swift doesn't care for how President Trump has been running things, but she laid it even more out on the line on Friday. After Trump's inflammatory tweet regarding protesters for George Floyd , in which the president called the demonstrators "thugs" and proclaimed "when...

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June to begin cooler in Northeast

Some areas of scattered frost will be possible over the interior Northeast as the chilly air hangs around.

Boy Scout victims' choice: Sue rashly, or wait…

Some victims of childhood sex abuse who are considering suing the Boy Scouts of America must rush to do so or perhaps face a greater risk of losing

More Bad News for Ex-Cop Accused of Killing…

The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd has a new problem. Per CBS Minnesota , the legal team for Kellie Chauvin, wife of Derek Chauvin, spoke with her Friday night, and released a statement for her that says she's filing for divorce. "She is...