Rioters say anger with police fuelled summer unrest

• Although mainly young and male, those involved in the riots came from a cross-section of local communities. Just under half of those interviewed in the study were students. Of those who were not in education and were of working age, 59% were unemployed. Although half of those interviewed were black, people who took part […]

Governors win high marks for coronavirus response, outpacing Trump

In New York, almost two-thirds of state voters said Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoOvernight Health Care: Trump resists pressure for nationwide stay-at-home order | Trump open to speaking to Biden about virus response | Fauci gets security detail | Outbreak creates emergency in nursing homes The Hill’s Campaign Report: Biden offers to talk coronavirus response with […]

Coronavirus live updates: California cases top 10,000

2:15 p.m. Newsom to states without stay-at-home orders: ‘What are you waiting for?’: In an appearance on CNN’s “The Lead” on Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom was asked by host Jake Tapper if he had a message for governors of states that have not issued statewide stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus pandemic. Newsom said: “My message […]

Coronavirus live updates: 50,000 dead worldwide

6:35 a.m. Testing shortfall hurts nursing homes: Nursing homes across the country have been in lockdown for weeks under federal orders to protect their frail, elderly residents from coronavirus, but a wave of deadly outbreaks nearly every day since suggests that the measures including a ban on visits and daily health screenings of staffers either […]

Coronavirus live updates: First positive test at San Francisco homeless shelter

9:46 a.m. Protect your $1,200 payment from phishing thieves: The Internal Revenue Service on Thursday warned taxpayers to be on the lookout for calls and email “phishing” scams seeking to intercept those $1,200 payments from the government. “The IRS isn’t going to call you asking to verify or provide your financial information so you can […]