This is AP News Minute.
The first national museum devoted to exclusively to the history of African Americans is now open. After delivering an impassioned speech, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama opened the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall by ringing a bell from historic African American church.
Police are searching for a gunman who authorities said fatally shot five people in a mall north of Seattle before fleeing toward an interstate highway on foot. Authorities said four females died after the gunman opened fire in the makeup department of a Macy’s store. An adult male who was wounded in the shooting died early Saturday.
Hundreds of demonstrators in Charlotte have taken their protest to the police department. Protesters chanted “Keith Scott,” the name of the black man shot to death earlier this week by police. Many are demanding police to release body camera and dashcam video of Scott shooting.
More than one hundred kite enthusiasts showcased their stunt kite flying and artistic kite displays along Taiwan’s north coast. Participants came from all over the world, including Taiwan, Germany, Australia, the United States, and Japan.
Matthew Burgoyne, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.