Surfers ‘paddle out,’ circle up in memory of George Floyd

Surfers around the world held large and small memorials on the water in honor of George FloydBy BRIAN MELLEY Associated PressJune 6, 2020, 1:13 AM4 min readSANTA MONICA, Calif. — On a sliver of sand that before the Civil Rights era was derisively dubbed “The Ink Well” because of its popularity among black people, hundreds…

Man who sheltered protesters: “It was very instinctual”

D.C. man praised for sheltering protesters Rahul Dubey, the man who sheltered more than 70 protesters in his Washington, D.C., home Monday night told CBSN his actions were purely “instinctual.” Others have called them heroic.  “It was unfathomable,” Dubey said Friday of the police violence used against peaceful protesters right outside his front door. He…

Prosecutors say a man convicted of killing four white men in 2017 in a race-related rampage in California’s Central Valley was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of paroleJune 6, 2020, 12:08 AM3 min readFRESNO, Calif. — A man convicted of killing four white men in 2017 in a race-related rampage in…

At least eight more people in Mexico have died from drinking alcohol adulterated with methanol, after about a hundred perished in April and May from the same causeJune 6, 2020, 12:07 AM2 min readMEXICO CITY — At least eight more people in Mexico have died from drinking alcohol adulterated with methanol, the latest round of…

Nations try to get back on their feet but job cuts continue

Bombardier Aviation is reducing its workforce by about 2,500 employees due to challenges caused by COVID-19June 5, 2020, 11:42 PM5 min read The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Friday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread…

Buffalo officers leave emergency response team after two cops suspended

Officers from the Buffalo Police Department have resigned from the department’s emergency response team, police commissioner Byron Lockwood said Friday in a statement obtained by CBS affiliate WIVB, but they will remain on the force. The resignations come one day after two officers were suspended without pay after a viral video of a 75-year-old man being shoved…

Moments of dignity, fortitude and restrain in protests

By now you’ve probably seen all the most intense and shocking moments during protests. But did you see this? Actual footage of protesters just walking. This march happened to be in Waco, Texas, but we found lots of remarkably unremarkable video of largely peaceful protests across the nation. From small towns like Wenatchee, Washington —…

What to know about the Strawberry Moon

Nature: Full moon A full moon will take place on Friday night and with it, the “Strawberry Moon” will bring a penumbral lunar eclipse. The June full moon also happens to be the last full moon of spring, an occurrence that was named Strawberry Moon by the Algonquin tribes, according to NASA. The name comes from…