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 Black Lives Matter demonstrators march during a rally on Sunday in Santee, California in the 13th day of protests since George Floyd died in Minneapolis police custody on May 25th. Photograph: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images

Minneapolis City Council has pledged to disband the city’s police department, following the death of African-American man George Floyd two weeks ago w(...)

Demonstrators march in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday, while protesting the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while while being arrested and pinned to the ground by the knee of a Minneapolis police officer. Photograph:  Jason Connolly/AFP

Hundreds of people were arrested in New York last night after demonstrators defied an 8pm curfew and continued to protest against the killing of Afric(...)

Students Darby Adams, Shania Adams, Anisha Boone and Jaiden Proper protest outside the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio following the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police. Photograph: Stephen Starr

Every afternoon for a week, protesters have descended in their hundreds on the manicured lawn in front of the Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus. So(...)

When news of Terence MacSwiney’s death after 74 days on hunger strike at Brixton Prison reached Spain in October, 1920, the people of Catalonia went i(...)

Police officers outside Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square in midtown Manhattan after it had been ransacked by looters. Photograph: The New York Times

US retailers are stepping up patrols by armed security guards and transferring merchandise to secure locations as widespread civil unrest sets back th(...)

The city is where the future happens first. Its constant capacity for reinvention is what makes it so intoxicating. Photograph: Still from Ben Wheatley’s film of JG Ballard’s High Rise novel.

Cities rise and fall, but the city has a way of confounding its would-be obituarists. Futurists thought digital communications would kill off urban li(...)

The US flag is seen at half-mast on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York on April 11th. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images

As a child in Massachusetts in the 1940s, Mary Roman developed polio and part of her rehabilitation included riding a horse to bolster her leg power. (...)

Bourbon Street in New Orleans earlier this week. Photograph: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

Yanti Turang, an emergency room nurse at a New Orleans hospital, walked out into the car park in full protective gear early this month to meet a woman(...)

Democratic presidential hopeful former vice president Joe Biden speaks at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Mandel Ngan /AFP/ Getty Images

Joe Biden scored decisive primary victories in Michigan and three other states on Tuesday, taking a big step toward the Democratic Party’s presidentia(...)

In a Word: Suit

Don’t you just hate those ‘relative’ puzzles. As in “If Teresa’s daughter is my daughter’s mother, what am I to Teresa? (A) Grandmother (B) Mother (C)(...)

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