The News Roundup—Domestic
The number of coronavirus-related deaths in the United States crossed the 100,000 mark, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. There are 1.7 million confirmed cases in the United States and 5.6 million cases across the globe.
A black man named George Floyd in Minneapolis died after a police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes. Video of the act catalyzed protests and riots throughout the city. Minneapolis’s mayor has called for the intervention of the National Guard.
And a white woman called the police on a black man who was bird-watching in New York’s Central Park after he asked her to put her dog on a leash in a part of the park where it’s required.
Footage of the incident went viral. The woman lost her job and surrendered her dog to a shelter.
We’ll cover the biggest headlines and more from around the country on the News Roundup.
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