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A Crisis That Began With an Image of Police Violence Keeps Providing More

A Crisis That Began With an Image of Police Violence Keeps Providing More

Chaos in the streets and the ubiquity of cellphones have created a disturbing array of videos reflecting violent police behavior.

Seth Meyers Mocks Trump’s ‘Mad’ Mattis Tweets

Meyers fact-checked Trump’s claim to have christened the former defense secretary “Mad Dog”: “We know you didn’t come up with it because it’s a cool nickname.”
Elephants, Long Endangered by Thai Crowds, Reclaim a National Park

Elephants, Long Endangered by Thai Crowds, Reclaim a National Park

Tourist trails helped push elephants to their deaths in Thailand’s oldest nature preserve. The coronavirus lockdown is allowing them to roam freely again.

Buffalo Police Officers Suspended After Shoving 75-Year-Old Protester

A video showed the protester motionless on the ground and bleeding. Fifty-seven officers resigned from the department’s Emergency Response Team in solidarity with the two who were suspended.

University to Investigate Professor Who Tweeted About ‘Black Privilege’

The University of Central Florida said it had received complaints about bias and unfair treatment regarding the professor, Charles Negy, who has argued that “white Americans and white culture” are
My Quarantine Boyfriend Lost Everything (but Found Me)

My Quarantine Boyfriend Lost Everything (but Found Me)

If this were real life, I would have ended it. But this was no longer real life.
Video: What We Know About the Death of David McAtee

Video: What We Know About the Death of David McAtee

David McAtee, who owned a barbecue stand, was shot as the police and National Guard confronted curfew violators.
Why Mayor Muriel Bowser Wants Troops Out of Washington, D.C.

Why Mayor Muriel Bowser Wants Troops Out of Washington, D.C.

Because it’s not a state, the District of Columbia is at a disadvantage in any clash with federal authorities.
Biden Says About ‘10 to 15 Percent’ of Americans Are ‘Not Very Good People’

Biden Says About ‘10 to 15 Percent’ of Americans Are ‘Not Very Good People’

Mr. Biden, speaking to black supporters about the need to improve the country, accused President Trump of dividing the nation and pledged to unite it.
Global Leaders Urge U.S. to Protect Reporters Amid Floyd Protests

Global Leaders Urge U.S. to Protect Reporters Amid Floyd Protests

Citing police actions against journalists, Germany, Australia and Turkey call for respect for press freedom.
Trump Campaign Removes Space Video That Violated NASA Ad Rules

Trump Campaign Removes Space Video That Violated NASA Ad Rules

The president has tried to parlay space policy into an upbeat campaign issue for the 2020 election.
Stacey Abrams Has a Message for You: Get Involved

Stacey Abrams Has a Message for You: Get Involved

She isn’t Georgia’s governor — she will tell you herself — but in “Our Time Is Now” she still has a blueprint for effective leadership.
Tom Cotton’s Fascist Op-Ed

Tom Cotton’s Fascist Op-Ed

How should opinion pages respond to the right’s authoritarian turn?
With Broad Subpoena Power, Republicans Seek to Undercut Russia Inquiry

With Broad Subpoena Power, Republicans Seek to Undercut Russia Inquiry

Republicans on two Senate committees moved to give their chairmen power to subpoena dozens of Obama administration and F.B.I. officials for the election-year inquiry.
Ahmaud Arbery Case: Judge Finds Probable Cause for Murder Charge

Ahmaud Arbery Case: Judge Finds Probable Cause for Murder Charge

A Georgia investigator testified that one of the three defendants accused of chasing down and killing Ahmaud Arbery heard another defendant use a racist slur.
Trump Agrees to Send Home Troops From Washington, Easing Tensions With the Pentagon

Trump Agrees to Send Home Troops From Washington, Easing Tensions With the Pentagon

But what appeared to be an uneasy truce between the White House and military leaders did not mean the conflict was over.
Officers Charged in George Floyd’s Death Not Likely to Present United Front

Officers Charged in George Floyd’s Death Not Likely to Present United Front

Facing decades in prison and a bail of at least $750,000, two former Minneapolis officers blamed Derek Chauvin, and a third has cooperated with investigators, their lawyers said.
Unidentified Federal Police Prompt Fears Amid Protests in Washington

Unidentified Federal Police Prompt Fears Amid Protests in Washington

The Trump administration has deployed phalanxes of officers in riot gear and no identifiable markings to police demonstrations in the capital. Democrats want to know who they are.
How to Do Reparations Right

How to Do Reparations Right

It’s time to tackle racial disparities.