Unions and chiefs applauded the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin, but rank-and-file officers were left feeling anxious.
Years before he won a murder conviction for the death of George Floyd, Mr. Ellison, the Minnesota attorney general, was a young civil rights lawyer taking on police misconduct.
The superintendent of Broward County Public Schools, Robert W. Runcie, was arrested as part of a criminal investigation following the Parkland school shooting in 2018.
New video and 911 calls shed light on what led to the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant, who the police said was wielding a knife when an officer fired four shots at her.
In 1966, he found heat-resistant bacteria in a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park. That led to the development of the chemical process behind the test for Covid-19.
Addressing leaders at a virtual summit meeting he convened, the president cast the fight against global warming as an economic opportunity for the world.
The bill would allow the state to hire contractors to kill the wolves, which supporters say are threatening the livelihoods of Idaho’s ranchers.
The bipartisan vote amounts to the first legislative action either chamber of Congress has taken to bolster law enforcement’s response to rising attacks on the Asian-American community.
Hitting the targets could require a rapid shift to electric vehicles, the expansion of forests nationwide, development of complex new carbon-capture technology and many other changes, researchers said.
The vote reflected broad support among Democrats. But Republican opposition could stall the measure in the Senate.
The court, which has for years been cutting back on harsh punishments for juvenile offenders, changed course in a 6-to-3 decision.
A district attorney in the Bay Area charged the officer, Andrew Hall, in a fatal 2018 shooting. He was on leave after his involvement in a separate shooting last month.
As the Biden administration seeks to get most adults vaccinated by summer, men are holding back.
Patients who were not sick enough to be hospitalized still had a significantly greater risk of dying within six months than people who were not infected.
The Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office said that a deputy who was executing a search warrant fatally shot Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City, N.C. Residents gathered at the scene to demand answers.
The effort seeks to rally more than $1 billion for countries that can show they are lowering emissions by protecting tropical forests
Heidi Slyker, a Boston area musician, said the disappearance had consequences beyond the mere loss of property.
Thursday: Reducing and recycling can still go a long way. Plus, a surprising pandemic shortage.
American Airlines and Southwest Airlines, the last two major U.S. airlines to report first-quarter earnings, were optimistic about a rebound in air travel.
We’re looking at two Covid questions people may have heading into summer.
Don’t skimp on doing your own research, and be aware that ‘green’ certificates aren’t always all they’re cracked up to be.
With a Democratic president in the White House, Senate Republicans have a newfound zeal for austerity, foreshadowing spending fights to come.
The oil company is arguing against efforts to restrict its involvement in a gas operation in Myanmar that provides funding for the junta there.
President Biden’s climate summit on Earth Day features high-profile speakers and attendees, including Pope Francis.
Poor nations would be particularly hard hit, but few would escape, Swiss Re said. The findings could influence how the industry prices insurance and invests its mammoth portfolios.
Lt. William Kelly of the Norfolk Police Department in Virginia was relieved of duty by city officials, who said his support for the Kenosha, Wis., shooting suspect undermined the public’s trust in law enforcement.
Last month, up to 15 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine had to be discarded at Emergent’s factory in Baltimore. A new report says problems were not fully investigated and other doses may be compromised.
The investigation was a sign that President Biden intends to wield federal law enforcement as a tool to combat police abuses.
The No Ban Act would curb the president’s expansive power to control immigration and bar restrictions on the basis of religion. It faces steep obstacles in the Senate.
The Republican governor said the legislation, which would restrict lessons on sexual orientation and gender identity, was “overly broad and vague.”
Stacey A. Dixon is currently the deputy director of the Defense Department’s National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
It was not immediately clear what sanctions, if any, Sébastien Lemire would face after he acknowledged taking a nude photo of William Amos during a Zoom call.
The Justice Department has opened up a new avenue for potentially major policy shifts in the city.
Republicans in the House, and Democrats in both chambers, are removing similar bans on lawmakers setting aside federal funding for individual projects in their communities.
A bipartisan effort to change policing practices collapsed last summer after George Floyd’s murder by a white officer. Can a “guilty” verdict and President Biden’s call for action resurrect it?
The designation for the World War I-era killings would further fray U.S. relations with Turkey, but it is a risk the president appears willing to take to further human rights, officials said.
President Biden called on employers to give their workers paid time off to get inoculated.
Austin Beutner, who turned down a contract extension, was both praised and criticized for how he managed the nation’s second-largest public school system through a series of crises.