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Police: Well-Coordinated Thieves Capitalize on Protest Chaos

Police: Well-Coordinated Thieves Capitalize on Protest Chaos

NEWS | By Daisy Nguyen and Michael Tarm | Jun 4
Brazen thefts have been carried out nationally by well-coordinated criminals who capitalize on chaos and use both the protests and other tactics to throw police off their trail.

Minneapolis Police Face Civil Rights Probe Over Floyd Death

BUSINESS | By Steve Karnowski and Amy Forliti | Jun 4
The state of Minnesota on Tuesday launched a civil rights investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department.

Cartoonists to Thank Frontline Workers Playfully This Sunday

Cartoonists to Thank Frontline Workers Playfully This Sunday

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Jun 4
More than 70 comic strips and panels will each have six symbols hidden in the artwork to honor workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus.

Protests Turn Subdued After New Charges in Floyd Case

Protests Turn Subdued After New Charges in Floyd Case

NEWS | By Nomaan Merchant, Amy Forliti, and Tim Sullivan | Jun 4
Demonstrations in cities across the U.S. to condemn racism and police abuses remained large but turned notably more subdued on the eve of a Thursday memorial service for George Floyd.

5 LGBTQ and Black Organizations You Can Help Support During Pride Month

5 LGBTQ and Black Organizations You Can Help Support During Pride Month

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 3
A breakdown of organizations that aim to help Black queer and trans people that you can now donate to during LGBTQ Pride Month.

Ellen DeGeneres's Twitter Woes, Both Live and Deleted

Ellen DeGeneres's Twitter Woes, Both Live and Deleted

After being pushed by CNN's Don Lemon, Ellen DeGeneres tweeted tearful support for protesters on Monday. This followed her deleting a tweet after much criticism over the weekend.

'Riverdale' Star Lili Reinhart Comes Out as Bisexual

'Riverdale' Star Lili Reinhart Comes Out as Bisexual

"Riverdale" star Lili Reinhart took to Instagram Wednesday to come out as bisexual.

Having Sex? Take a Shower, Wear a Mask & Don't Kiss

Having Sex? Take a Shower, Wear a Mask & Don't Kiss

With a new normal coming to be, how does the culture handle sexual contact?

After 'Glee' Costar Said She Made Work 'a Living Hell,' Lea Michele Loses Sponsorship, Apologizes

After 'Glee' Costar Said She Made Work 'a Living Hell,' Lea Michele Loses Sponsorship, Apologizes

After being called out on Twitter by former "Glee" costar Samantha Marie Ware, and then losing a sponsorship deal with the meal-kit company Hello Fresh, Lea Michele is apologizing for her past behavior.

Cannes Announces Lineup for a Festival Canceled by COVID

Cannes Announces Lineup for a Festival Canceled by COVID

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jun 3
From an empty movie theater in Paris, organizers of the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday announced the films that would have played at there in May had it not been canceled by the pandemic.


News

Murder Charge Upgraded In Floyd Case, 3 Other Cops Charged

Murder Charge Upgraded In Floyd Case, 3 Other Cops Charged

CRIME | By Amy Forliti and Steve Karnowski | Jun 3
Prosecutors are charging a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd's neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time will level charges against three other officers at the scene, a newspaper reported Wednesday.


Business

Trump says GOP Is Pulling Convention from North Carolina

Trump says GOP Is Pulling Convention from North Carolina

CORPORATE | By Bryan Anderson, Gary D. Robertson, and Jill Colvin | Jun 4
President Donald Trump said he is seeking a new state to host this summer's Republican National Convention


Technology

Scientist Defends Sweden's Hotly Debated Virus Strategy

Scientist Defends Sweden's Hotly Debated Virus Strategy

SCIENCE | By David Keyton and Jan M. Olsen | Jun 4
Sweden's chief epidemiologist on Wednesday defended his country's controversial coronavirus strategy, which avoided a lockdown but resulted in high death rates.


Finance

Open Wide: Dentists Charge Extra for 'Infection Control'

Open Wide: Dentists Charge Extra for 'Infection Control'

HEALTH | Jun 3
Swish Dental is just one of a growing number of dental practices nationwide that in the past month have begun charging patients an infection control fee between $10 and $20.


Health/Fitness

4 Tips for Beginning Runners

4 Tips for Beginning Runners

FITNESS | Jun 3
Have you decided a 5K or marathon is in your future? Or are you just trying to burn through some of the stress of a pandemic world? In either case, if you're new to running it's important to begin your new exercise routine with care.


Travel

Cameras at Brussels Airport Will Check for Fever

Cameras at Brussels Airport Will Check for Fever

Jun 3
Passengers at Brussels airport could be denied access to flights if their body temperature exceeds 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit as part of measures aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus.