Oregon police took over protecting a federal courthouse in Portland that’s been a target of violent protests as local authorities try to tamp down demonstrations that have wracked the city every night for more than two months following the killing of George Floyd.
3. SOME EDUCATORS OF COLOR RESIST PUSH FOR POLICE-FREE SCHOOLS
School districts nationwide are working to remove police officers from campuses, but some Black and Indigenous educational leaders are resisting the push prompted by the national reckoning over racial injustice and police brutality.
4. VIRUS TESTING TURNAROUND TIMES IN FLORIDA REVEAL WIDE DISPARITY
As coronavirus cases surge in hard-hit Florida, so do the turnaround times for test results. The reasons are many. Often it has to do with lab staffing, backlogs or equipment shortages.
5. ASIA-PACIFIC TOURISM MAKES PATCHY RESTART
With international travel heavily restricted, progress in reviving tourism has been at best anemic and usually perilous.