For months, thousands of concerned New Yorkers have been unable to get tested for coronavirus as the state scrambled to set up more sites, but now Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced expansion of testing – with protesters getting top priority.
Economists had expected the May unemployment numbers to approach 20 percent, and the president seized on the unexpectedly good economic news in a flurry of tweets Friday morning. 
Democrats have been playing offense so far this year as they try to regain the majority in the Senate for the first in six years. But with five months to go until November’s general election, the Republicans are starting to return fire.
President Trump held two big campaign-related meetings in the Oval Office on Thursday to discuss messaging and the latest polling in battleground states, officials told Fox News -- amid a slew of polling that shows Trump behind presumptive Democratic rival Joe Biden.
Several members of the Minneapolis City Council this week have expressed support for radical changes to how the city handles law enforcement, including a move to "dismantle" the police department and replace it with "a transformative new model for public safety."
In one of the most high-profile actions in the wake of the violence, the D.C. chapter of Black Lives Matter is suing President Trump, Attorney General Bill Barr, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and other federal officials over action taken against protesters in Lafayette Square on Monday ahead of a trip Trump took to the area to take photos in front of a church that had been burned the previous night.
President Trump took an opportunity Thursday night to remind voters of Joe Biden’s support for a controversial 1994 crime bill that many critics blame for high levels of incarceration among African-Americans.