US Supreme Court halts Texas execution over clergy question

The U.S. Supreme Court granted a reprieve June 16 to a Texas inmate scheduled to die for fatally stabbing an 85-year-old woman more than two decades ago, continuing a more than four-month delay of executions in the nation’s busiest death penalty state during the coronavirus pandemic.

'He is going to change the world': Funeral held for Floyd

— George Floyd was lovingly remembered June 9 as "Big Floyd" — a father and brother, athlete and mentor, and now a force for change — at a funeral for the black man whose death has sparked a global reckoning over police brutality and racial prejudice.