Trump to ban Chinese passenger planes from coming to U.S. as of June 16

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President Donald Trump's administration said on Wednesday it will bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United States starting on June 16 as it pressures Beijing to allow U.S. air carriers to resume flights.

Rod Rosenstein says he never suggested recording Trump or removing him from office

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Former U.S. deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein told lawmakers Wednesday that he would not have approved an FBI surveillance application for a former Trump campaign aide during the Russia investigation had he known at the time about...

Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world Wednesday

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The president of the UN Economic and Social Council is calling for urgent action to help the growing number of countries already facing or at risk of "debt distress" because of the economic impact of the COVID-19...

Barack Obama urges young Americans to push for change in wake of George Floyd’s...

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Young people in the United States must capitalize on the momentum they have created through protests in the wake of George Floyd's death before the attention moves away, former president Barack Obama said in a virtual town hall...

Trump says he likely won’t order military to respond to protests

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he did not believe that he would need to use troops to counter domestic protests sparked by a police killing of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis.

Officer in George Floyd death faces 2nd-degree murder charge, others also charged

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Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is upgrading the charge against fired officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder in George Floyd's death and is charging the other three officers who were present at the arrest.

#BlackOutTuesday, in protest against George Floyd killing, spreads on social media but garners some...

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Major broadcasters, music streaming companies and more are joining with celebrities and music labels in halting or altering their regular operations Tuesday to mark their solidarity with widespread U.S. and international protests against the killing of George...

Law & Order creator fires spin-off writer over online posts

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A TV writer who has worked on the shows S.W.A.T. and Chicago P.D. was fired from an upcoming Law & Order spin-off because of online posts about social unrest in Los Angeles.

Late-night hosts say fighting racism means more than talk

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Six of the U.S. late-night television comedy hosts — five of them white men — turned serious after the nation's weekend of unrest following the death of George Floyd to suggest they and others need to do...

Cinema chain AMC warns it may not survive the pandemic

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Movie theatre chain AMC warned Wednesday that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered its cinemas and led film studios to explore releasing more movies directly to viewers over the internet.