How One Looted Artifact Tells the Story of Modern Afghanistan

Many of the country’s finest antiquities were stolen under cover of war, ending up in elite museums all over the globe. Should they be returned?

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First Inventory of Damage to U.S. Capitol Building Released

The damage was largely limited to broken glass, busted doors and graffiti, the report said.

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Curators Scour Capitol for Damage to the Building or Its Art

Initial reports indicate that despite multiple incidents of vandalism, smashed windows and broken doors, major damage to the building itself or its artworks was avoided.

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Macy’s, Saks and Small Stores Brace for Potential N.Y.C. Unrest

On the eve of Election Day, stores in Manhattan shopping districts boarded up, reflecting an anxiety among retailers across the nation.

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What We Know About the Death of Walter Wallace Jr. in Philadelphia

The fatal shooting of Mr. Wallace, a 27-year-old Black man, set off protests, looting and violent clashes with the police in Pennsylvania, a swing state, days before the presidential election.

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Days From Election, Police Killing of Black Man Roils Philadelphia

The shooting and its aftermath were guaranteed to ratchet up tensions in a country already on edge. Debates about how to improve police accountability have been complicated by looting.

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As Lawlessness Roils Nigeria, Police Chief Vows to Take Back Streets

As protests against police brutality have subsided after a violent crackdown, they have been followed by a wave of looting and vandalism that the police have vowed to end.

#attacks-on-police, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #lagos-nigeria, #looting-crime, #nigeria, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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Black Products. Black Shoppers. Black Workers. But Who Owns the Store?

At a Chicago beauty supply shop, one American dream has come true. Another is still waiting for its chance.

#black-people, #chicago-ill, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #korean-americans, #looting-crime, #race-and-ethnicity, #shopping-and-retail

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The Truth About Today’s Anarchists

“Insurrectionary anarchists” have been protesting for racial justice all summer. Some Black leaders wish they would go home.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #police-reform, #vandalism

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Biden to Air Nationwide Law-and-Order Ad Condemning Rioters and Looters

The ad, part of a $45 million one-week television and digital purchase that is by far the campaign’s largest to date, comes as the Democratic nominee pushes back against President Trump’s attacks.

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99 Years After the Tulsa Greenwood Massacre, a Lawsuit Seeks Redress

In 1921, white looters destroyed a prosperous Black business district and killed up to 300 people. In a lawsuit, survivors of the catastrophe and descendants of victims said the city and state needed to rectify the past.

#black-people, #discrimination, #looting-crime, #oklahoma, #race-and-ethnicity, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #tulsa-okla, #tulsa-race-riot-1921

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Unwitting Progressives for Trump

Does Joe Biden have the nerve to stand up to the far left?

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Kenosha Tells Us More About Where the Right Is Headed Than the R.N.C. Did

The conservative media’s embrace of Kyle Rittenhouse speaks volumes about its priorities.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #fox-news-channel, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #kenosha-wis, #looting-crime, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-national-convention, #republican-party, #self-defense, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Chicago Raises Bridges After Unrest and Looting Batter Downtown

The city’s transit authorities said that train and bus service to the downtown was suspended “at the request of public safety officials.”

#chicago-ill, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #looting-crime, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-chicago-ill

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City That Once Guided a Nation Now Shows Its Cracks

Peoria, Ill., was a place where marketers and politicians honed their messages. The pandemic and protests have made clear the sharply different realities of its Black and white residents.

#black-people, #coronavirus-reopenings, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #peoria-ill, #shopping-and-retail

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When Luxury Brands Pretend That ‘Protest Art’ Is Enough

Upscale companies have been commissioning art for their boarded-up stores in response to the Black Lives Matter protests. The efforts ring hollow.

#art, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #graffiti, #looting-crime, #murals, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #shutdowns-institutional

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What Kind of Society Values Property Over Black Lives?

The hackneyed emphasis on “Why loot?” obscures the question, which black people have asked for centuries.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime

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Jake Paul Charged With Misdemeanor Trespassing After Mall Looting

Videos posted on social media showed the 23-year-old YouTube star at a Scottsdale, Ariz., mall that was being looted on Saturday night.

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How Protests Have Made the City Feel Like New York Again

The city had been besieged by the virus. But New Yorkers who were dutifully shutting themselves in behind doors have now turned out by the tens of thousands to be heard.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #new-york-city

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Despite Virus, Hundreds Arrested in Unrest Are Held in Cramped Jails

A flood of arrests during looting and clashes with police have caused a backlog in New York City’s courts, forcing many to wait for more than 24 hours before seeing a judge.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #de-blasio-bill, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #gonzalez-eric-1969, #legal-aid-society, #looting-crime, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-nyc, #public-defenders-and-court-appointed-lawyers-criminal

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Trump Uses the Military to Prove His Manhood

The president’s response to the coronavirus that killed more than 100,000 people was lethargic and ineffective. But when it came to anti-racism protesters, it was time to call in the troops.

#defense-department, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #esper-mark-t, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #milley-mark-a, #minneapolis-minn, #states-us, #tiananmen-square-beijing, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Earlier N.Y.C. Curfew Sees Peaceful Protests and Less Looting: Live Updates

It was too early to say whether the 8 p.m. curfew was what prevented a repeat of Monday night’s widespread looting.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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A World War II Flag Taken During a Reno Protest is Returned

The U.S.S. Reno flag was anonymously returned with a note that said it “needed protecting.”

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #flags-emblems-and-insignia, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #reno-nev

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NYPD and De Blasio Faulted Over Looting at Macy’s and Across Midtown

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was among those criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio, who acknowledged that there were “a lot of things that have to be done better.”

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #shea-dermot-f-1969

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Here’s What Led to N.Y.C.’s First Curfew in 75 Years

“Nobody has seen anything like this,” said William Bratton, the city’s former police commissioner.

#cuomo-andrew-m, #curfews, #de-blasio-bill, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #new-york-city, #police-department-nyc, #shea-dermot-f-1969

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Restaurants Nourish Protesters With Food, Supplies and Donations

Their windows are smashed and their storefronts are vandalized. But some restaurant owners around the country are committed to supporting demonstrators.

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Latest Updates of the Protests in NYC

Despite a curfew, widespread looting erupted in the central business district of Manhattan during a fifth night of protests.

#de-blasio-bill, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #new-york-city

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Shattered Glass in SoHo as Looters Ransack Lower Manhattan

As the protesters moved north, fringe groups hung back, setting fires, breaking windows and grabbing goods from a string of luxury boutiques.

#black-people, #flatiron-district-manhattan-ny, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #lower-east-side-manhattan-ny, #police-department-nyc, #soho-manhattan-ny

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N.Y.C. Weighs Curfew After Fourth Night of Violence and Protests: Live Updates

There were largely peaceful demonstrations over the death of George Floyd on Sunday, but as the night wore on protesters clashed with the police throughout the city.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #cuomo-andrew-m, #de-blasio-bill, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #looting-crime, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-nyc

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A Weekend of Pain and Protest

Dispatches from cities across the U.S. being rocked by protests over police brutality after the death of George Floyd.

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‘Please, I Don’t Have Insurance’: Businesses Plead With Protesters

Businesses ranging from national chain stores to neighborhood pizza shops have been damaged in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Stunned store owners were still assessing their losses.

#atlanta-ga, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #family-business, #floyd-george-d-2020, #looting-crime, #minneapolis-minn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #seattle-wash, #shopping-and-retail

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A Timeline of the George Floyd Protests

Demonstrators in Minneapolis and across the country have poured into the streets since George Floyd died in police custody. Here’s how the protests have unfolded.

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Derek Chauvin Charged in Death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

City officials on Friday were urging calm the day after protests turned violent and a police precinct went up in flames.

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‘The Pain Is Too Intense’: Biden Challenges White Americans

In his first formal remarks on the death of a black Minneapolis man, Joseph Biden spoke in stark terms about the everyday indignities African-Americans still suffer.

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‘The Pain Is Too Intense’: Joe Biden Challenges White Americans

In his first formal remarks on the death of a black Minneapolis man, Joseph Biden spoke in stark terms about the everyday indignities African-Americans still suffer.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #deaths-fatalities, #democratic-party, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #floyd-george-d-2020, #looting-crime, #minneapolis-minn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #speeches-and-statements, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis: Live Updates

The governor called in the National Guard after stores were set alight during protests following Mr. Floyd’s death in police custody.

#black-people, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #floyd-george-d-2020, #looting-crime, #minneapolis-minn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-minneapolis-minn

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George Floyd’s Death and Minneapolis Protests: Live Updates

Stores were set alight and officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets as a wave of protests erupted across South Minneapolis.

#black-people, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #floyd-george-d-2020, #looting-crime, #minneapolis-minn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-minneapolis-minn

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The Specter of Mexico’s Coronavirus Crash

President López Obrador and businesses will have to work miracles to avoid economic catastrophe.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drug-cartels, #looting-crime, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico, #recession-and-depression, #trump-donald-j

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