Tens of thousands descended on the nation's capital on Saturday as protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd entered a 12th day.
Saturday's demonstrations in the nation's capital were expected to be the city's largest since George Floyd's death while in police custody on May 25.
Elite SWAT teams and sniper-trained units were among at least a dozen federal agencies set to D.C. amid protests over the past week, according to a Homeland Security document.
The command structure may make no sense, but it's aimed at satisfying the demands of the Trump White House, a senior military official says.
Murel Bowser, the Mayor of Washington D.C., unveiled the Black Lives Matter Plaza in front of St. John's Episcopal Church in honor of George Floyd protestors who were tear gassed Monday.
The fencing has been installed as protests in Washington D.C. continue, amid widespread demonstrations following the killing of George Floyd.
The new program will allow members of the community to publicly voice any concern they have about the Lincoln Police Department in monthly meetings.
"We must be better," said Gen. Joseph Lengyel, the chief of the National Guard Bureau.
"We must reject and hold accountable those in office who would make a mockery of our Constitution," General James Mattis wrote Wednesday.
The defense secretary disagreed with President Donald Trump on invoking the Insurrection Act in response to the George Floyd protests, according to the Associated Press.
The increased presence comes after President Donald Trump urged the use of National Guard to quell protests, suggesting military invention otherwise.
Forces and bases in the Washington D.C. area were moved to "Force Protection Condition Charlie," a threat condition that indicates "likely" targeting of military forces and or terrorist action and the second-highest alert level available.
The intense winds created by the helicopters reportedly caused part of a tree to nearly hit pedestrians.
The unidentified man appears to be significantly older than most demonstrators, with gray hair.
Several cities, including Washington, D.C., Denver and Phoenix, have imposed curfews amid violent protests erupting across the country.
Firefighters have responded to fires at several CVS pharmacies as well as a labor union building near the White House.
The president thanked the Secret Service for their handling of the protesters at the White House Friday evening, while D.C. Mayor Bowser said local police were present.
Protests over the death of George Floyd in Washington, D.C. on Friday caused Secret Service agents to place the White House under lockdown.
The lawsuit said FOX News "knowingly disseminated false information" on COVID-19 that hampered "implementation of effective mitigation and countermeasures against the virus."
"Moving into Phase One means that more people can get infected," Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser warned while announcing the city's plans to reopen.
Over the past weekend, Washington State's Department of Health received a shipment of thousands of coronavirus test nasal swabs that were incorrectly labeled as cotton Q-tips.
"The FDA has not raised any concerns regarding the safety and accuracy of SCAN's test, but we have been asked to pause testing until we receive that additional authorization," the statement said.
Three White House staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 amid the outbreak.
The threats came after anti-lockdown protesters shared the residents' personal information on Facebook.
The lawyer for the lawmakers told reporters on Tuesday that they wanted the stay-at-home order extension to be rejected as unconstitutional.
Gov. Jay Inslee made the comments after President Donald Trump referred to a recent call with governors during a Fox News town hall.
Officer Kristofer Henderson had his employment terminated by the Spokane Police Department in Washington state.
The state has shown signs of the outbreak slowing down over the past month, with hospitalizations starting to drop from March 22, while the number of daily new cases began falling from April 1.
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson sent a cease and desist letter to a Seattle-based antibody company claiming to have developed a COVID-19 vaccine.