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

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

A small plane has crashed in rural Georgia, killing all five on board, including four members of a Florida family who were traveling to a funeral in Indiana
Sheriff: Five killed in small plane crash in Georgia, including four family members who were traveling to a funeral

Sheriff: Five killed in small plane crash in Georgia, including four family members who were traveling to a funeral

Sheriff: Five killed in small plane crash in Georgia, including four family members who were traveling to a funeral
Surfers 'paddle out,' circle up in memory of George Floyd

Surfers 'paddle out,' circle up in memory of George Floyd

Surfers around the world held large and small memorials on the water in honor of George Floyd
California man gets life in prison in race-related killings

California man gets life in prison in race-related killings

Prosecutors say a man convicted of killing four white men in 2017 in a race-related rampage in California’s Central Valley was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole
1 dead, 1 wounded in suspected homicide-attempted suicide

1 dead, 1 wounded in suspected homicide-attempted suicide

Police say one man is dead and another is wounded critically in a suspected homicide-attempted suicide at an Oklahoma shooting range
Seattle mayor bans 1 type of tear gas amid protests

Seattle mayor bans 1 type of tear gas amid protests

The Seattle mayor has banned the police use of one type of tear gas as protests continue in the city and nationally over the killing of George Floyd
US shares proposal to extend Iran arms embargo with Russia

US shares proposal to extend Iran arms embargo with Russia

U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft says she has shared a draft U.N. Security Council resolution with Russia that would extend the arms embargo against Iran indefinitely
Wichita State cancels Ivanka Trump's speech to tech school

Wichita State cancels Ivanka Trump's speech to tech school

A Kansas technical school has canceled plans for Ivanka Trump to give a virtual commencement speech to graduates because of criticism of President Donald Trump’s response to protests over the the
FBI: National Guardsman expressed white supremacist ideology

FBI: National Guardsman expressed white supremacist ideology

Gov. Mike DeWine says an Ohio National Guardsman has been removed from policing protests in Washington D
California governor ends police training in 'sleeper hold'

California governor ends police training in 'sleeper hold'

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the state police training program to stop teaching officers how to use a hold that can block the flow of blood to the brain
US consumers shunned borrowing in April as economy shut down

US consumers shunned borrowing in April as economy shut down

U.S. consumer borrowing plunged in April as households fretted about the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and cut back on their use of credit
Protest arrests logjam tests NYC legal system, bail reform

Protest arrests logjam tests NYC legal system, bail reform

A wave of arrests in the New York City protests over the death of George Floyd has strained the criminal justice system
UN seeking Mideast mediators meeting on Israel-Palestinians

UN seeking Mideast mediators meeting on Israel-Palestinians

The United Nations says its Mideast envoy is trying to arrange a meeting of key global mediators to discuss prospects and threats to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
California governor orders immediate end of training for police on “carotid hold” that stops blood flow to brain

California governor orders immediate end of training for police on “carotid hold” that stops blood flow to brain

California governor orders immediate end of training for police on “carotid hold” that stops blood flow to brain
Fire destroys Southern California warehouse linked to Amazon

Fire destroys Southern California warehouse linked to Amazon

A fire early Friday destroyed a Southern California distribution facility that was used to ship items to Amazon customers
After 30 years, wrongfully convicted death row inmate freed

After 30 years, wrongfully convicted death row inmate freed

A death row inmate who spent nearly three decades behind bars for the killing of a 4-year-old girl in Philadelphia has walked free
3 Chinese nationals sentenced for taking Navy base pics

3 Chinese nationals sentenced for taking Navy base pics

Federal officials say three Chinese nationals have been sentenced to prison for illegally taking photos at a Florida Navy base
Comparisons drawn between Floyd's death and Missouri case

Comparisons drawn between Floyd's death and Missouri case

The Missouri NAACP and black lawmakers are seeking a new investigation into the death of a rural jail inmate after a white sheriff placed his knee on the black man’s neck
Arbery killing stirs call to scrap citizen arrest in Georgia

Arbery killing stirs call to scrap citizen arrest in Georgia

Some Georgia lawmakers are calling to quickly scrap the state's 19th-century citizen arrest law that was cited in one prosecutor's controversial justification of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery
Faced with making food for state troopers, workers walk out

Faced with making food for state troopers, workers walk out

Four restaurant workers have sparked a conversation about free expression in the workplace after they refused to help fill a food order for the Ohio Highway Patrol as it policed race protests