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National Guard to Begin Leaving California Cities

LOS ANGELES — National Guard troops will be pulled out of California cities where they have been deployed for a week after rampant violence and thievery marred the first days of protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of police, officials announce...
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National Guard Called as Minneapolis Is Burning

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz called in the National Guard on Thursday as looting broke out in St. Paul and a wounded Minneapolis braced for more violence after rioting over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man in police custody, reduced p...
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Deadly Ambush on Americans Shows Mexico Lost Control of Area

COLONIA LEBARON, Mexico — When drug cartel gunmen opened fire on American women and children in northern Mexico, the Mexican Army, the National Guard and Sonora state police were not there to protect them. It took them about eight hours just to arrive. "The...

Puerto Rico Braces for Flooding, Landslides From Karen

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Tropical Storm Karen began drenching the U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday while bearing down on an earthquake-shaken Puerto Rico still scarred by a hurricane two years ago. U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said the storm had a...