Peaceful march to the polls in NC is met with police pepper spray and arrests, causing outcry on eve of election — The Washington Post
The episode in Alamance County capped a half-year of protests over the killing of George Floyd and showed how the movement for racial justice has reshaped the presidential contest.
Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials — The New York Times
Trade sanctions. Withdrawal of military aid. The Trump administration used both to try to block a measure that was considered uncontroversial and embraced by countries around the world.
Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040
A landmark United Nations report paints a far more dire picture of the immediate consequences of climate change than previously thought and says that avoiding damage requires quickly transforming the world economy.
Analysis: Why this 'sick to my stomach' quote proves exactly what is wrong with the Trump White House — CNN Politics
In the wake of President Donald Trump's clearing of peaceful protesters from outside the White House in pursuit of a photo-op — of him holding a Bible in front of the historic St. John's church — Axios quoted a "senior White House official" expressing deep dismay with the move.
Global warming could be far worse than predicted, new study suggests — USA TODAY
Collapsing polar ice caps, a green Sahara Desert, a 20-foot sea-level rise... That's the potential future of Earth, a new study suggests, noting that global warming could be twice as warm as current climate models predict.
Rex Tillerson just exposed Donald Trump's greatest weakness - CNN Politics
Since being fired by President Donald Trump as secretary of state, Rex Tillerson has kept a very low profile. But on Thursday night in Houston, Tillerson broke that silence in a big way.
Opinion | Goya CEO's Trump comments led Latinos to call for a boycott. That Goya was surprised says a lot. — NBC News
A company connected by more than profit margins to the Latino community in America wouldn't be surprised by customers offended at the CEO's comments.
Minneapolis public school board votes to terminate its contract with police
The district ‘cannot align itself with the Minneapolis police and claim to fight institutional racism’, said a board member
Second Key Official Departs Over Trump’s Syria Pullout — The Wall Street Journal
President Trump’s top envoy in the war against the Islamic State extremist group, Brett McGurk, has resigned, disagreeing with the president’s decision to pull all U.S. troops out of Syria within a short deadline, officials familiar with the decision said.
A veteran died in police custody. His body was returned to his family with some organs missing - CNN
The New York family of Everett Palmer, an Army veteran, wants answers after he died in a York, Pennsylvania, prison and his body was returned with some body parts missing.