(TOKYO) -- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to declare a third state of emergency for Tokyo and three other urban prefectures in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 ahead of the already-delayed Summer Olympics. The proposed measures were endorsed by a... Read More.
The city of Akron, Ohio, has announced plans to honor hometown band Devo with its own day this Thursday, April 1. That day will also mark the start of a month-long campaign to inspire people to vote for the New ... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- The 100th consecutive night of protests in Portland, Oregon quickly escalated into a riot Saturday as people hurled "multiple fire bombs, mortars, rocks and other items" at officers, police said.One of... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Three years ago, Myanmar's military escalated its persecution of the Rohingya -- a mostly-Muslim ethnic minority -- with a sustained, violent campaign of murder, rape and beatings that cleared hundreds of thousands from... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Peaceful protests against police brutality and the presence of federal agents at demonstrations turned violent as police in several large cities across the country declared riots, and one protester in Austin was killed in a... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) -- Philadelphia's mayor and police commissioner apologized for using tear gas on protesters earlier this month and issued a moratorium on the practice after weeks of criticism.Mayor Jim Kenney told reporters Thursday he... Read More.