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A Second Day Of Protests Moves Into Uptown Charlotte

Tensions mounted once again on Saturday night after peaceful protests earlier in the day. Morgan Fogarty, Drew Bollea, Marvin Beach and Trish Williford have the latest on the George Floyd protests in Charlotte, with highlights from Rock Hill, Columbia, Atlanta and New York.

National Guard Summoned To Aid Cities Amid Police Clashes

Protesters burned businesses in Minneapolis. They smashed police cars and windows in Atlanta, broke into police headquarters in Portland, Oregon, and chanted curses at President Donald Trump outside the White House. Thousands also demonstrated peacefully, demanding justice for George Floyd, a black man who died after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck.

Tracking The Coronavirus In The Carolinas

New information is being released daily about the coronavirus and the impacts it's causing in the Carolinas.  WCCB's Digital Team will continue to update this story as new numbers are reported.

Minneapolis Police Station Torched Amid George Floyd Protest

Cheering protesters torched a Minneapolis police station that the department abandoned as three days of violent protests spread to nearby St. Paul and angry demonstrations flared across the U.S over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer kneeled on his neck.

U.S. On Cusp Of Marking At Least 100K Deaths From Virus

The United States was on the cusp of marking at least 100,000 deaths from the coronavirus, a once-unthinkable toll that now appears to be just the beginning of untold misery in the months ahead as Las Vegas casinos and Walt Disney World make plans to reopen, crowds of unmasked Americans swarm beaches and public health officials predict a resurgence by fall.

NBA Says It Is Talking With Disney About Resuming Season

The NBA is in talks with The Walt Disney Company on a single-site scenario for a resumption of play in Central Florida in late July, the clearest sign yet that the league believes the season can continue amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Holiday Amid Pandemic: Americans Divided On How To Respond

President Donald Trump visited one of his golf courses Saturday at the start of the Memorial Day weekend as he urges U.S. states to reopen after coronavirus-related lockdowns. Yet many Americans remained cautious as the number of confirmed cases nationwide passed 1.6 million.

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli Plead In College Scam But Await Fate

“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty Friday to paying $500,000 to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California as part of a college admissions bribery scheme, but a judge has not decided whether he’ll accept their plea deals with prosecutors.

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