Trump calls governors ‘weak,’ urges them to use force against unruly protests

President Trump berated the nation’s governors on a conference call.

D.C. mayor announces new curfew as city braces for more protests

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) said curfew would begin at 7 p.m. Monday and run through Tuesday morning, with similar restrictions the following night.
Some businesses, including this CVS, face the task of cleaning up after protests in Washington. (Amanda Voisard for The Post)
Some businesses, including this CVS, face the task of cleaning up after protests in Washington. (Amanda Voisard for The Post)
Restaurant owner Grace Abi-Najm Shea looks through a broken window after protests in Washington over the death of George Floyd. (Reuters)
Restaurant owner Grace Abi-Najm Shea looks through a broken window after protests in Washington over the death of George Floyd. (Reuters)
Shattered glass is seen on the floor inside Mervis Diamond Importers in Washington. (AP)
Shattered glass is seen on the floor inside Mervis Diamond Importers in Washington. (AP)

Retailers, restaurants shut their doors amid protests just as many were reopening from pandemic

Destruction is adding a new economic wrinkle for businesses already struggling.

Poll: Most Americans still favor controlling outbreak over restarting economy

About two-thirds worry about the potential for a second wave of coronavirus infections, a Post-ABC News poll finds.
Blake Stelle moved in with her parents after losing her television production job in Los Angeles. (John Tully for The Post)
Blake Stelle moved in with her parents after losing her television production job in Los Angeles. (John Tully for The Post)

The pandemic is making people reconsider city living, trading traffic for chickens

The pandemic is changing how people see the expensive cities where they live, and new work-from-home policies are making it possible for some to move out.

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Police appear to target journalists as they cover George Floyd protests
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Journalist Ryan Grim, left, and Tara Reade, a former staffer of Joe Biden. (Getty; AP)

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Protesters clash with police outside the White House on Sunday night. (Reuters)
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In addition to the worst public health crisis since 1918 and the worst economic crisis since 1933, President Trump now faces the worst civil unrest since 1968.
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Pond Inlet, Nunavut. (Picture Alliance/Getty Images)

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Held 643 days, Mohamed Soltan has become an American human rights voice for prisoners of Egypt’s military crackdown.

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Molly Marks, 7, conducts an online chat as a volunteer for Integrative Touch for Kids. (Amanda Marks)

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Just out of second grade, Molly Marks is the youngest volunteer for Integrative Touch for Kids, a nonprofit organization that aims to connect with children in need.
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Nationwide protests highlight minority frustration with economic disparities

The rage fueling protests is longstanding, stemming not only from frustrations over racial disparities in criminal justice but economic outcomes, as well.
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Faith Flaherty, right, styles Candice Romsburg's hair in Hagerstown, Md. (AP)

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Matt Casertano, left, and Dhruv Pai load groceries they bought in Potomac to deliver for seniors through Teens Helping Seniors. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Matt Casertano, left, and Dhruv Pai load groceries they bought in Potomac to deliver for seniors through Teens Helping Seniors. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Potomac resident Ellen Caruso chats with Matt Casertano, left, and Dhruv Pai last week after thanking them for her food delivery. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Potomac resident Ellen Caruso chats with Matt Casertano, left, and Dhruv Pai last week after thanking them for her food delivery. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Potomac resident Marie Cavill thanked Matt Casertano and Dhruv Pai for delivering her groceries. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Potomac resident Marie Cavill thanked Matt Casertano and Dhruv Pai for delivering her groceries. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)

Two Montgomery County teens grocery shopped for their grandparents. Soon it became a national volunteer effort.

Most teens who deliver groceries through Teens Helping Seniors have a driver’s license, but founders Matt Casertano and Dhruv Pai don’t, so they walk, bike or carpool with their parents. They have expanded their delivery service to 14 chapters nationwide.
A medic protester assists a member of the media on Saturday after Minneapolis police fired tear gas and rubber bullets during a demonstration following the death of George Floyd in police custody. (Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)
A medic protester assists a member of the media on Saturday after Minneapolis police fired tear gas and rubber bullets during a demonstration following the death of George Floyd in police custody. (Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)

Police injure, arrest reporters covering unrest

Even when displaying a press badge, some were hit with pepper spray or rubber bullets. “I have never been fired at by police,” said one startled war correspondent, “until tonight.”
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Three moments from Geoff Edgers's May 1 conversation with David Byrne on the Instagram Live show "Stuck with Geoff.” (The Washington Post)
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Hotels turned their lobbies into a social hub. Then came the coronavirus.

The hotel lobby has become a buzzy gathering place for guests and locals alike in recent years. In the age of social distancing, that model has to adapt.
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