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Some police officers are showing solidarity with protesters in several US cities

Americans have been protesting the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police for days on end in dozens of cities throughout the United States. While tensions between police and demonstrators have heated up in many places, some officers have shown solidarity with the movement by hugging protesters, praying with them, mourning with…MORE

Historic curfews in Los Angeles and New York are the harshest in decades

Curfews have been issued across the country in the wake of protests, both peaceful and violent, against police brutality following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week. In Los Angeles, the curfew is the harshest since the riots in 1992 following the acquittal of the officer who beat Rodney King. On the East…MORE

NASA-SpaceX launches will boost science research on the space station

When NASA astronaut Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor arrived on the International Space Station for her six-month stay in June 2018, she was in awe of the vast array of science experiments on board. Before they launch, astronauts are only trained on about 20% of the science they see on the station. “I was stunned, in a…MORE

Tiger Woods releases statement on George Floyd’s death and protests

Tiger Woods releases statement on George Floyd’s death and protests

Tiger Woods joins a growing list of athletes to express their thoughts on George Floyd’s death and the protests that have followed. The star golfer released a statement on Twitter saying his heart goes out to Floyd’s family and “all of us who are hurting right now.” He added that he has “always had the…MORE

Videos of NYPD conduct during George Floyd protests under investigation, mayor says

Videos of NYPD conduct during George Floyd protests under investigation, mayor says

Several incidents caught on video showing NYPD officers during recent demonstrations — including one showing an officer who apparently drew his gun amid protesters, a police vehicle moving into a crowd and an officer pushing a woman — are under investigation, according to the mayor of New York. The investigation comes as police and community…MORE

George Floyd’s funeral to be held in Houston on June 9

George Floyd’s funeral to be held in Houston on June 9

The funeral for George Floyd, who died while being arrested in Minneapolis last week, will be held June 9 in Houston, a family attorney said. A memorial service will be held in Minneapolis this Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., according to Ben Crump. The funeral in Houston, where Floyd grew up, will be…MORE