New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says protesters and police officers will be held accountable for acts of violence at a demonstration in Brooklyn that left people bloodied and vehicles burned. (May 30).
Here are the top stories for Saturday, May 30th: Damage and clean up after Minneapolis protests; NY protesters demand justice for George Floyd; Historic SpaceX rocket launch from Florida to ISS; 21-storey downtown Richmond building implodes.
Highlights of this day in history: Clean-up ends at New York's Ground Zero, months after the Sept. 11th attacks; France's Joan of Arc burned at the stake; Baseball's Cal Ripken, Jr. begins his games streak; Bandleader Benny Goodman born. (May 30)
A line of State Patrol troopers guarded firefighters working on fires in Minneapolis. The fires happened during the third night of violent protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man killed by a white police officer kneeling on his neck. (May 29)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the latest cases of police brutality in Minneapolis and Louisville "absolutely horrendous," but he urged protesters to remain peaceful, saying senseless violence "is not helpful to anyone." (May 29)
Giraffes, lions, ostriches and human visitors on hand as Boston's Franklin Park Zoo reopens under strict social-distancing rules in the wake of more than two months of shutdown that caused it to lose almost $3 million (May 28)
A college student wanted in connection with two killings in Connecticut was taken into custody when he walked out of a wooded area and surrendered peacefully in Maryland after six days on the run, police said Thursday. (May 28)
Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday. Looting was reported, with video showing people entering stores through broken windows and leaving with merchandise. (May 28)
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When the world celebrates unbelief instead of faith
Question: Why is it big news when a Christian rocker loses his faith? Answer: Bad news about God and faith is often good news for the secular media.