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What we know about the nationwide protests

Protests erupted in Minneapolis, Atlanta, Detroit, and around the country.

Violent protests are not the story. Police violence is.

The protests will eventually end. But state-sanctioned violence against black Americans won’t.

Minnesota governor and mayors blame out-of-state agitators for violence and destruction

Media reports cast doubt on claims that most of those arrested were from out of state, and St. Paul’s mayor walked back his assertion.

Trump’s policies have enabled police violence against black Americans

With pardons, abdication of oversight, harsh rhetoric, and executive orders, the Trump administration has encouraged violent policing.

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Privately owned orbital human spaceflights are here. A new era of commercialized space travel begins.

Thousands of Americans across the US are peacefully marching against police violence

Protests against George Floyd’s death and police brutality, in photos.

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“I can’t breathe.” Again.

The former police officer who killed George Floyd has been charged with murder. But Floyd’s case is just one of many recent incidents of police brutality in Minneapolis. The Marshall Project’s Simone Weichselbaum explains why police reform hasn’t worked in the city.

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Trump threatens protesters with “vicious dogs.” Some note they’ve seen that before.

Trump’s claim that DC police didn’t protect the White House from protesters is false

Watch: Killer Mike urges protesters to “plot, plan, strategize, organize and mobilize”

“Directly at us”: Louisville law enforcement shoots reporters with pepper bullets

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Feds flew an unarmed Predator drone over Minneapolis protests to provide “situational awareness”

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Facebook and Twitter have similar policies. But only Twitter is fighting Trump.

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The racist history of Trump’s “When the looting starts, the shooting starts” tweet

“We’re a country with an open wound”: Joe Biden condemns the police killing of George Floyd

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Protests in Minneapolis and nationwide following George Floyd’s death

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George Floyd’s death set off uprisings across the country

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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder in the death of George Floyd

Taylor Swift used to be apolitical. Now she’s slamming Trump on Twitter.

Obama’s George Floyd statement calls for a “new normal” for black Americans

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