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Chauvin convicted of murdering George Floyd in landmark US racial justice case

Chauvin convicted of murdering George Floyd in landmark US racial justice case

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on Tuesday of murdering George Floyd, a milestone in the fraught racial history of the United States and a rebuke of law enforcement's treatment of Black Americans.

Videos pile pressure on US police over racism, killings

Videos pile pressure on US police over racism, killings

More shocking bodycam footage, more fatal shootings by officers, and a murder trial nearing its conclusion -- public trust in the US police has seldom been more strained.

Minneapolis judge starts jury selection in trial over George Floyd death

Minneapolis judge starts jury selection in trial over George Floyd death

A Minnesota judge began screening jurors on Tuesday in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis policeman facing murder and manslaughter charges for his role in the death of George Floyd during an arrest that caused an outcry around the world.

US daily apologizes for decades of racist coverage

US daily apologizes for decades of racist coverage

The editor of the Kansas City Star apologized Monday on behalf of the American daily newspaper for decades of racist and discriminatory coverage of the Black minority.

Seattle police clearing out 'lawless and brutal' protest zone

Seattle police clearing out 'lawless and brutal' protest zone

Seattle police were working to clear out a protest zone in the city that has become "lawless and brutal" after weeks of violence, including four shootings and the deaths of two teenagers, the city's police chief said

Brother of George Floyd urges UN probe into US racism, violence

Brother of George Floyd urges UN probe into US racism, violence

The brother of the late George Floyd called on the top UN human rights body on Wednesday to investigate police brutality and racial discrimination in the United States.

US Senate Republicans launch police reform bill to rival Democrats

US Senate Republicans launch police reform bill to rival Democrats

US Senate Republicans unveiled a new police reform bill on Wednesday as a rival to more sweeping Democratic legislation, as Congress struggled to address racial disparities in law enforcement three weeks after the death

Trump signs order on police reform after weeks of protests about racial injustice

Trump signs order on police reform after weeks of protests about racial injustice

President Donald Trump, facing criticism that his policies and inflammatory rhetoric have aggravated a racial divide in the United States, signed an order on Tuesday

George Floyd hailed as 'cornerstone of a movement' at funeral; family calls for justice

George Floyd hailed as 'cornerstone of a movement' at funeral; family calls for justice

George Floyd, a black man whose death under the knee of a white police officer roused worldwide protests against racial injustice, was memorialized at his funeral on Tuesday as "an ordinary brother" transformed

Thousands pay tribute to George Floyd as pressure mounts for US police reform

Thousands pay tribute to George Floyd as pressure mounts for US police reform

Thousands of mourners braved sweltering Texas heat on Monday to view the casket of George Floyd, whose death after a police officer knelt on his neck ignited worldwide protests against racism and calls for reforms

Minneapolis council vows police dismantling as protests continue

Minneapolis council vows police dismantling as protests continue

Councilors in the US city of Minneapolis pledged late Sunday to dismantle and rebuild the police department, after the death in custody of George Floyd sparked nationwide protests

'Time for a change': Anti-racism protesters march across US

'Time for a change': Anti-racism protesters march across US

Tens of thousands of peaceful protesters rallied for racial justice Saturday in cities across the United States following the death of African American George Floyd at the hands of police.