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Prosecutor: 2 Buffalo police charged with assault in shoving

Prosecutor: 2 Buffalo police charged with assault in shoving

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Two Buffalo police officers were charged with assault Saturday, prosecutors said, after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester in recent demonstrations over the death of George Floyd.

German police: Petty thief fled supermarket, forgot his son

BERLIN — Police in Germany say they had an easy time tracking down a petty thief, after he forgot his own son at the scene of the crime.
Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil un
OPEC, allied nations extend nearly 10M barrel cut by a month

OPEC, allied nations extend nearly 10M barrel cut by a month

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — OPEC and allied nations agreed Saturday to extend a production cut of nearly 10 million barrels of oil a day through the end of July, hoping to encourage stability in energy markets hard hit by the coronavirus-induced gl
SpaceX opens era of amateur astronauts, cosmic movie sets

SpaceX opens era of amateur astronauts, cosmic movie sets

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX’s debut astronaut launch is the biggest, most visible opening shot yet in NASA’s grand plan for commercializing Earth’s backyard.
Mayor downplays rough police treatment of NYC protesters

Mayor downplays rough police treatment of NYC protesters

NEW YORK — Another day of protests over the death of George Floyd brought more examples of New York City officials downplaying or denying the police department’s rough treatment of protesters — even when it was caught on video.
Demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens

Demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens

WASHINGTON — Protesters stirred by the death of George Floyd vowed Friday to turn an extraordinary outpouring of grief into a sustained movement as demonstrations shifted to a calmer, but no less determined focus on addressing racial injustice.

Plane crashes in rural Georgia; 2 children among the 5 dead

EATONTON, Ga. — A small plane crashed Friday in rural Georgia, killing all five on board, including four members of a Florida family who were travelling to a funeral in Indiana.
DC paints huge Black Lives Matter mural near White House

DC paints huge Black Lives Matter mural near White House

WASHINGTON — The city of Washington capped nearly a week of demonstrations against police brutality Friday by painting the words Black Lives Matter in enormous bright yellow letters on the street leading to the White House, a highly visible display o
A death in Nicaraguan baseball puts pandemic in public eye

A death in Nicaraguan baseball puts pandemic in public eye

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — As the new coronavirus spread and economies shut across Latin America, Nicaragua stayed open — schools, stores, concert halls and baseball stadiums, all operating uninterrupted on orders of a government that denied the gravity of