Newly released transcripts show the unarmed black man said more than 20 times he could not breathe.
Despite surges in new infections, the White House wants to press forward with school reopenings.
Many states reopened too quickly, but the damage to the US economy may not be as bad as first feared.
Police investigate after the statue of the US first lady was targeted in her hometown on 4 July.
Statues of leading figures of the Confederacy, as well as those that depict people of colour as inferior, are being reconsidered.
President Andrzej Duda, who is accused of running on an anti-LGBT platform, is seeking re-election on Sunday.
The Hollywood star tells a libel hearing his ex-wife had been "building a dossier" against him.
Amadou Gon Coulibaly was a favourite to succeed Alassane Ouattara as president in October's elections.
The government has been pumping money into the economy to mitigate the effects of the pandemic.
The chance of breaching one of the Paris accord goals in the next five years has doubled, a study says.
Tarana Burke says jailing Harvey Weinstein was "astonishing" but not what the campaign is about.
Five million residents are now barred from leaving home for six weeks, except for essential reasons.
Founded more than 200 years ago, the business clothier is the latest US retailer hit by the pandemic.
Why the global exhibition of one of Egypt’s greatest icons may actually be illegal.
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