Latest from Abigail Hauslohner
  • Analysis

A sprawling investigation: What we know so far about the Capitol riot suspects

More than 400 suspects have been charged so far in the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Here's what we know from court filings and case documents.
  • May 13, 2021

Last ‘low-value’ Afghan detainee asks to be freed from Guantánamo Bay as U.S. troops leave Afghanistan

The Afghan government is urging repatriation as detainees argue that President Biden’s promise to withdraw troops means “America’s longest war” is over.
  • May 10, 2021

Biden calls for confronting systemic racism after Chauvin convicted of murder in Floyd’s death

The former Minneapolis police officer was immediately taken into custody after a jury announced guilty verdicts on all charges against him Tuesday.
  • Apr 20, 2021

Chauvin trial: Jurors start deliberations

It is expected to be the final day of arguments in court before jury deliberations begin in the trial of the ex-Minneapolis officer accused of murdering George Floyd.
  • Apr 19, 2021

Defense expected to begin presentation Tuesday as prosecution appears to near conclusion

The state, in the case of the ex-Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck and is charged with murder, is nearing the end of its presentation to the jury.
  • Apr 12, 2021

Restraint, neck compression were ‘more than Mr. Floyd could take,’ medical examiner testifies

The second week of Derek Chauvin’s murder trial came to a close with one of its most-anticipated witnesses on the stand.
  • Apr 9, 2021

‘This is a political prosecution’: After its members were charged in the Capitol riot, one group says it is more popular than ever

Leaders of the Massachusetts-based Super Happy Fun America say members who were arrested for allegedly taking part in the siege that day are “freedom fighters.”
  • Apr 8, 2021

Derek Chauvin trial: Minneapolis police chief says officer 'absolutely’ violated policy while restraining Floyd

The murder trial of the former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd enters its second week of witness testimony.
  • Apr 5, 2021

Senior officer rejects Chauvin’s ‘totally unnecessary’ use of force against George Floyd

Eric Nelson, Chauvin’s attorney, argued Friday that police can use “improvisation” for “whatever force is reasonable and necessary.”
  • Apr 2, 2021

In the shadow of its exceptionalism, America fails to invest in the basics

In recent months in the U.S., historic breakthroughs have come alongside monumental failures of infrastructure and healthcare.
  • Mar 13, 2021