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U.S. Senate talks on police reform collapse as Democrats, Republicans fail to reach deal

Bipartisan congressional talks on overhauling policing practices have ended without an agreement,

Portland mayor attempts ‘listening session’ with protesters as federal agents remain

Portland’s mayor faced a hostile crowd of protesters Wednesday night, who screamed

San Francisco police will stop releasing mug shots, citing racial bias

San Francisco police will stop releasing the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a

Seattle police clearing out protest zone after weeks of demonstrations

Seattle police are working to clear out a protest zone in the city

NYC council passes budget with nearly $1B cuts to police, critics say it falls short

The New York City Council voted to pass the 2021 budget on

Judge threatens to move George Floyd trial out of Minneapolis

A Minnesota judge on Monday warned that he’s likely to move the

NYC mayor de Blasio announces plan to slash police budget by $1 billion

A week after a “defund the police” protest became a full-blown occupation

Mississippi votes to remove Confederate emblem from state flag

JACKSON, Miss.  — Mississippi lawmakers voted Sunday to surrender the Confederate battle

Louisville police identify man fatally shot at protest over Breonna Taylor’s death

Police in Kentucky on Sunday identified a man who was fatally shot

‘Escalating’ far-right violence in U.S. to pose greatest terrorist threat: experts

Far-right extremism is by far the most common ideology behind terrorist incidents

Princeton University to remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from public policy school

Princeton University has announced plans to remove the name of former President

Seattle mayor meets with demonstrators in effort to remove protest zone

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan met with demonstrators Friday after some lay in