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How Rhode Island Reopened SchoolsThe country’s smallest state deployed the National Guard to get its students back in classrooms.
Wisconsin activates National Guard ahead of Alvin Cole decisionWisconsin Governor Tony Evers has authorized the deployment of the Wisconsin National Guard in Wauwatosa, WI.
Dramatic video shows rescue of 4 Calif. crew fighting wildfireAll four are members of the National Guard. They were battling the Bear Fire in Butte County in Northern California.
Hundreds of rescues in Sally's wake as cleanup beginsLocal authorities and the National Guard brought stranded people to safety. The risk of flooding from swollen rivers remains in the Florida Panhandle and Alabama.
Military Police Considered Using Heat Ray on D.C. Protesters, Whistle-Blower SaysA National Guard officer called in to enforce the June crackdown on protesters testified that a top official sought out heat rays and sound cannons hours before a clash.
National Guard major: Military police asked about using 'heat ray' against DC protestersDeveloped by the military as a crowd dispersal tool, the ADS has largely been abandoned amid doubt of its effectiveness and ethical questions.
'Shock, grief, pain and dismay': 3 National Guard members killed in Tennessee plane crashThe plane took off from the Warren County airport and crashed in a nearby field, National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Peter Knudson said.
At least 63 rescued by military helicopters after wildfire in Sierra National ForestThe Fresno Fire Department said at least 63 people had been rescued by National Guard helicopters amid the fast-moving Creek Fire in the Sierra National Forest in California. CBSN San Francisco..
National Guard helicopters airlift trapped campers near wildfireAt least two were severely injured, 10 moderately injured and 51 suffered minor or no injuries, the Fresno Fire Department said.
Biden focuses on Jacob Blake, Trump touts police, and other takeaways from dueling Kenosha visitsWhile Biden focused on the racial injustice that led to recent upheaval, Trump used his trip to praise the National Guard and local law enforcement.
The False and Misleading Statements From Trump on Protests and ViolenceThe president has wrongly claimed credit for sending in the National Guard. He has also made misleading assertions in attacking his Democratic rival, Joseph R. Biden Jr.
Trump arrives in Kenosha to praise police after wave of violence, says 'We're going to get it straightened out'Trump praised the National Guard and local police for their handling of violent protests. "We're going to get it straightened out," he said.
Trump to visit Kenosha, Wisconsin despite opposition from state and local officialsPresident Trump is heading to Kenosha, Wisconsin Tuesday, where a curfew and the presence of National Guard troops continues after a week of protests and violence. The visit comes in the wake of a..
Kenosha protests continue ahead of Trump's planned visitSome 1,500 National Guard members have been deployed to Kenosha, Wisconsin, to keep the peace as the city now braces for a presidential visit. Mola Lenghi reports.
CBS Weekend News, August 30th, 2020Portland protests turn deadly as National Guard heads to Kenosha, Wisconsin; Aesha Ash breaks barriers at School of American Ballet in New York City.
Portland protests turn deadly as National Guard heads to Kenosha, WisconsinThe Wisconsin Senate plans to meet in a special session this week to discuss police reform in wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. This comes after a deadly clash broke out in Portland between..
Biden, Speaking to National Guard, Takes Aim at Republican Criticism on CrimeThe Democratic presidential nominee hit back at attacks delivered at the Republican National Convention.
New details in Jacob Blake police shooting emerge in first law enforcement press conferencesNew details have been released about the Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer accused of shooting Jacob Blake in the back at least seven times. It comes as the U.S. Department of Justice opens a civil..
AP Top Stories August 27 AHere's the latest for Thursday August 27th: Hurricane Laura makes landfall; Pence addresses Republican National Convention; Protests in Wisconsin; National Guard activated after violence in..
Eye Opener: National Guard called into Wisconsin over protestsThe governor of Wisconsin called in the National Guard after protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake turned violent. Also, the Republican National Committee has officially nominated President..
Military Surveillance Planes Didn’t Spy on Protesters, Pentagon Report FindsBut the Air Force’s inspector general concluded that National Guard officials failed to obtain prior approval from Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper to use the planes.
Tulsi Gabbard: There's no circumstance where I won't support Democratic nomineeHawaii Congresswoman and Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard returned to the campaign trail this week after two weeks on active duty deployment with the National Guard. Rep. Gabbard spoke..
Iowans grapple with aftermath of Monday's deadly derecho, 'a disaster that we have never seen'The National Guard was set to arrive in Cedar Rapids on Friday to assist residents there after Monday's deadly derecho storm that was like a hurricane
Trump to call on National Guard to quell protestsU.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will call on the National Guard to Portland if violent protests continue. Trump was speaking as Oregon police prepared Thursday to take over protecting a..
National Guard Officer Says Police Used ‘Excessive’ Force at White House ClashAn Army National Guard officer at Lafayette Square plans to tell lawmakers that the Park Police unleashed an “unprovoked escalation” on peaceful protesters last month.
Esper defends using National Guard during protestsTestifying on Capitol Hill, defense chief Mark Esper defended using National Guard soldiers to support law enforcement agencies in handling civil unrest triggered by the killing of George Floyd. (July..
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp declares emergency, calls up National Guard troops after 8-year-old killedGeorgia's governor on Monday declared a state of emergency and authorized the activation National Guard troops after a weekend of violence in Atlanta.
National Guard soldiers deployed to guard DC monuments amid protestsSome protesters in Washington, D.C., tried to pull down a statue of President Andrew Jackson earlier this week.
Air Force Investigates Military Planes That Monitored ProtestersThe Air Force inspector general is examining whether secretive National Guard surveillance aircraft improperly monitored demonstrators in Washington and Minneapolis.
Majority of Minneapolis City Council Pledges to Dismantle Police DepartmentSome cities are starting to to heed calls to “defund the police,” as lawmakers push proposals for greater police accountability. National Guard troops are being sent home from Washington, D.C.
Fact check: National Guard was activated most often during the civil rights eraA social media claim on federal activation of the National Guard that claims it is "almost exclusively called against Black citizens" is false.
What was the cost for the National Guard to deploy in D.C.? Up to $2.6 million a dayThe deployment of thousands of National Guard troops in response to protests on the streets of Washington, endorsed by President Donald Trump and much criticized by the city's mayor, cost the federal..
Pentagon chief orders review of National Guard's response to protestsU.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has ordered a review of the National Guard's response to recent protests over police brutality and racism, the Pentagon said on Thursday.
Aggressive Tactics by National Guard, Ordered to Appease Trump, Wounded the Military, TooSome members of the D.C. Guard — comprising more than 60 percent people of color — have not told family they were part of the crackdown. Guard leadership, concerned about public opposition, even..
National Guard troops are pulling out, but protests have left a mark on WashingtonAfter almost two weeks of protests, Washington feels transformed.
Trump Orders Troops to Leave D.C. as Former Military Leaders Sound WarningThe president said National Guard soldiers would withdraw “now that everything is under perfect control,” even as three former Joint Chiefs chairmen condemned his use of military force.
'Everything is under perfect control': Trump says he ordered National Guard to leave DCWashington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser had objected to the deployment of National Guard members in the city without her request .
Trump suggests governors call in National Guard to 'dominate the streets'U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had suggested to some governors to call in the National Guard in the face of mostly peaceful nationwide protests sparked by the death of a black man,..
National Guard troops surge into DC for George Floyd protests but who's in charge?A flood of National Guard troops raises questions about who is in control as George Floyd protests continue near the White House and in Washington, DC
A Popular Louisville Restaurant Owner Was Killed by the Police. What Happened?David McAtee, who owned a barbecue stand, was shot as the police and National Guard confronted curfew violators.
D.C. mayor wants Trump's out-of-state troops gone from U.S. capitalThousands of National Guard troops and federal officers in riot gear and masks ringed the White House and monuments in the U.S. capital this week, evoking comparisons to an occupying force.
Demonstraters continue DC protest of Floyd's deathProtestors face off with National Guard troops in the streets of Washington DC on the same day the perimeter around the White House is expanded. (June 3)
Sporadic violence flares in latest U.S. protests over Floyd deathTens of thousands of people defied curfews to take to the streets of U.S. cities on Tuesday for an eighth night of protests over the death of a black man in police custody, as National Guard troops..
When National Guardsmen listened to protestersTennessee National Guard soldiers in Nashville put their riot shields on the ground during a peaceful protest.
New York Governor Cuomo says police failed to do their job during protestsNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday that New York City's police failed in their duty to protect the public from looting and other criminal activity during protests the previous night, and..
Less violence in Monday night's protests, National Guard chief saysThe United States saw decreasing levels of violence in protests across the United States on Monday night, the head of the National Guard bureau said on Tuesday, even as protest activity was sustained..
Gov. Newsom on George Floyd Protests: More National Guard Troops to Be Sent InTuesday: Gov. Gavin Newsom and other liberal elected officials are navigating a tricky political situation. Also: More protest updates.