Democratic Rep. Joyce Beatty, an African American congresswoman from Ohio, was briefly sprayed with "Mace or pepper spray" in downtown Columbus on Saturday while talking to people protesting the death of George Floyd.

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In 2012, Jackie Lacey made history. Not only did she become the first woman to serve as Los Angeles district attorney, she was also the first black person in the job. Lacey was born and raised in Crenshaw, and her victory appeared to represent a significant change for an office routinely criticized by community leaders for its slothful response to police brutality and corruption.

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CNN's Brian Stelter says the widespread outbreak of disturbances that have followed the killing of George Floyd are the largest the US has seen in decades.

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Ryugu and Bennu are two different near-Earth asteroids, but new research has suggested that they were likely once part of the same larger asteroid, called a "parent body."

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CNN's Don Lemon shares videos from protests across the country, sharing his thoughts on the state of the country.

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• Opinion: Things are worse than in 1968 • Object explodes during protest at CNN Center • The protests in photos

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George Floyd's family spoke to both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden this week following Floyd's death in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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The criminal complaint charging former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for the death of George Floyd offers key clues about the Hennepin County Attorney's Office's approach to the enormously high-stakes prosecution that will unfold over the coming months.

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This past week has brought tragedy upon tragedy to our nation: the death toll from Covid-19 passed a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths; the brutal killing of George Floyd ignited mass protests in Minneapolis and beyond, and seven were shot dead demanding justice in Louisville.

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When Stanley Ho Hung-sun, the man who made Macao a global gambling mecca, died at age 98 this week he was reportedly worth $14.9 billion.

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SpaceX and NASA make history by launching two astronauts on a mission to the International Space Station, the first crewed spaceflight to take off from US soil in nearly a decade.

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The FBI's top lawyer is resigning amid renewed pressure from President Donald Trump and Republican allies for the bureau to remove any remaining officials associated with the Russia investigation.

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Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen is donating $200,000 to bail out protesters after President Trump declared Saturday night "MAGA night" at the White House.

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