Today is Thursday, May 28, 2020. Let’s get caught up.
These non-virus headlines are in the news this morning: Violence and protests continued for a second night in Minneapolis in response to the death of George Floyd; Trump weighs executive order in spat with Twitter; and fans of the ‘Hunger Games’ were ready for more.
Read on for these stories, celebrity birthdays and more.
Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man’s death; 1 killed
A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters looting stores near a police precinct and setting fires.
Police said they were investigating the death as a homicide and had a suspect in custody, but were still investigating what led to the shooting.
Protesters began gathering in the early afternoon near the city’s 3rd Precinct station, in the southern part of the city where 46-year-old George Floyd died on Memorial Day after an officer knelt on his neck until he became unresponsive. Read the full story here: