Democracy Dies in Darkness
Jurors found the former Minneapolis police officer guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, in the death of George Floyd.
The outcome, experts said, was due to an overwhelming case presented by prosecutors, and because the defense could not overcome the trial’s centerpiece: the video of George Floyd gasping for air as he was pinned to the ground.
Tears, hugs and relief characterized the response after a former officer was found guilty of George Floyd’s murder.
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“History is here. This is monumental,” said George Floyd’s brother Terrence. “We got the verdict we wanted. We said, ‘God, we need justice. We need it now.’ And he answered.”
The inspector general’s report may give the Biden administration more reason to tighten mileage and greenhouse gas standards for new cars as part of a broader effort to phase out internal-combustion engines and slash emissions.
Restaurants are booming outside and in. Concerts, bars and hotels are open to those who can flash their vaccine certificates. And classrooms are back to pre-covid capacity.
(Video: Guy Wagner, Ashleigh Joplin/Photo: Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post)
People gathered at George Floyd Square in Minneapolis after hearing that former police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on all three charges against him.
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House Democratic leaders  denounced the resolution as a cynical political ploy and argued that Rep. Maxine Waters was calling for peaceful protests.
From weatherization funds to electric vehicles, the White House made compromises to enlist a broad coalition that includes labor and communities of color.
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Rep. Greene is now completely distancing herself from the effort and blaming staff. Here’s why that’s implausible.
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John McNesby is in the final weeks of a campaign to oust District Attorney Larry Krasner, whose surprise 2017 victory supercharged the criminal justice movement, putting a defense attorney into a job only ever held by prosecutors.
How the president is pursuing his agenda.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual speech to lawmakers came at a time of tense relations between Moscow and the West. Protests are expected across the country today in support of jailed dissident Alexei Navalny.
Rona Wilson, center, a Delhi-based activist, seen in 2018 after being arrested in Pune, India, has faced accusations of working with a banned Maoist militant group that has waged an insurgency against the Indian state. (Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times/Getty Images)
The case is considered a bellwether for the rule of law in India. The activists are accused of working with a banned Maoist militant group that has waged a decades-old insurgency against the Indian state.
Demonstrators decry fossil fuels and corporate contributors to climate change outside a Chase bank in Washington in December 2019. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Post)
As part of his climate week, President Biden wants to persuade private finance firms to agree to net zero targets.
The attack from a sophisticated China-linked group is ongoing, according to a private firm working with the federal government.
But even as the company sets a date to vote on an Alden Global Capital deal, Maryland’s Stewart Bainum seeks new partners to help him counter the offer.
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