THE SEATTLE TIMES
At Least 2 Injured After Car Drives Through Crowd During Black Lives Matter Protest, Counter-Protest In Yorba Linda
A vehicle struck at least two people in Yorba Linda on Saturday evening during a Black Lives Matter protest and counter-protest.
Protester whose head was walked over with bike by Seattle police officer says incident shows ‘disregard for human life’
The Seattle Times
Oregon governor sends state police to Portland for protests
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown declared a state of emergency Friday as she announced that state troopers and sheriff’s deputies would be sent to Portland through the weekend to help police, in the state’s largest city, monitor a weekend rally by the right-wing group Proud Boys and counter protests by liberal groups
NASA astronaut plans to vote from space: 'I think it's really important'
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins says she plans to vote from space in the upcoming November elections.
Police: Officer suspended for handling of a traffic stop
A police officer in North Carolina has been suspended for his handling of a traffic stop last year in which officers drew their weapons, broke car windows and that resulted in the driver of the vehicle suffering a broken elbow.
Trooper quietly buried amid scrutiny over Black man's death
A Louisiana state trooper who died in a single-car crash just hours after he was told he would be fired for his role in the death of a Black man was buried with honors Friday at a ceremony that authorities sought to keep secret out of concerns it would attract a mass protest.
Turkmenistan creates new parliament chamber
Turkmenistan’s authoritarian president, who has an unchallenged hold on power, on Friday signed a constitutional change to expand the country’s parliament to two chambers.President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov said the move was “yet another important step toward democratizing our country.”But the newly created upper chamber of parliament membership won’t be chosen by voters.
CDC coronavirus testers pulled from Minnesota after repeated hostile and racist encounters
Minnesota officials have stopped a COVID-19 testing study after multiple reports that state and federal public health workers were greeted by racial and ethnic slurs as they went door-to-door.
Self-inflicted wounds make Seattle’s business losses worse
The Seattle Times
Protesters file lawsuit, alleging Seattle, state officials didn't act to protect them
At least 10 protesters on Friday filed a civil lawsuit in King County, accusing Seattle and Washington state officials from failing to provide adequate protection for them from out of control drivers or out of control police officers while they were demonstrating.
Virginia’s governor, wife test positive for coronavirus
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and First Lady Pamela Northam have tested positive for coronavirus.