Democracy Dies in Darkness
A jury on Tuesday found the former Minneapolis police officer guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, sending a powerful message about police violence.
House Democratic leaders quickly came to Waters’s defense, denouncing the resolution as a cynical political ploy and arguing Waters was calling for peaceful protests.
George Floyd’s brother Philonise, left, and family attorney Ben Crump react Tuesday. (Reuters)
The guilty verdict came as a validation of the Black Lives Matter movement, one in which Floyd’s relatives have emerged as central players.
Across America, cities that were cash-strapped and beleaguered only months ago now find themselves flush with money and ready to spend. Although city leaders say their first job will be to heal the damage, many believe they will be able to go beyond that and address some of the root inequities that the pandemic laid bare.
Of the roughly 380 individuals federally charged in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, at least 44 — mostly veterans — had military links, according to data compiled by The Washington Post.
Juan is held by his mother Andrea after he was released from government custody in Phoenix on April 12. (Courtney Pedroza for The Post)
The delay takes a deep emotional toll on the children. And it exacts a steep financial cost, too: The government estimates it spends $775 per day to shelter and care for a migrant child at an emergency shelter.
Gen. Kenneth “Frank” McKenzie said the task of containing terrorism would be extremely difficult but “not impossible.”
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Rev. Al Sharpton and the Floyd's family's attorneys spoke after the jury reached a guilty verdict April 20 in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin.
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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. 
The E.U. decision came as the United States is expected to resume using the vaccine later this week.
The 2019 ban on religious symbols has drawn protests in Quebec and opposition across Canada.
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Foreign leaders and media outlets began to react Tuesday evening to former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s murder conviction, a case that sparked an international reckoning.
Percy captured one last selfie with Ginny ahead of the big flight test. The two are seen about 13 feet apart. The composite image captured on Sol 46 is made of 62 individual images. (Kevin M. Gill/NASA/JPL-Caltech)
Follow the adventures of the NASA rover and its companion, the tiny helicopter Ingenuity.
Hawaii’s new rules for vaccinated travelers go into effect May 11 for inter-island travelers. They will apply to other visitors later this summer.
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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Presidents have frequently chastised companies for shifting profits to offshore tax havens, but stopping the practice has proved very difficult.
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Bernie Madoff, who died on April 14, conned so many people, even investment professionals. His legacy should be a road map for investors on how to protect themselves.
Investors were disheartened by the news, sending the share price down 11 percent in early afterhours trading to $490, its lowest price since November.
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The European Super League, a renegade competition hatched by 12 of soccer’s most powerful clubs, was on the brink of collapse about 48 hours after its controversial launch drew widespread backlash.
After the verdict was announced, the reaction in the sports world was swift and exuberant.
Washington will be without its best hitter for the near future. The soonest Soto could return is April 30
Acquired from Detroit last week in a trade deadline deal that caught him by surprise, the forward has made himself at home in four games.