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By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Democrats are proposing to overhaul legal protections for police, create a national database of excessive-force episodes and ban police choke holds in legislation coming Monday in response to the deaths of black Americans at the hands of law enforcement.
By Stephanie Sy
The U.S. enters another weekend still echoing with outrage over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, plus more reports of police violence in the subsequent protests. But there is also news of some economic recovery, with more than 2…
By Bella Isaacs-Thomas
The myriad consequences of institutional racism is a matter of national conversation and reflection. This list is just a starting point.
By Associated Press
"Why? Why was that necessary? Where was the threat?" asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo at his daily briefing Friday after a video captured a police officer in Buffalo shoving a 75-year-old man.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Since his death while being detained by Minneapolis police last week, George Floyd's face has been painted on walls from Nairobi, Kenya to Idlib, Syria.
By John Yang
Formal mourning began Thursday for George Floyd, the Minneapolis man whose death has touched off a torrent of national outrage. While overnight protests were largely peaceful, President Trump is now facing a torrent of criticism over his talk of using…
In New York City, protesters were largely peaceful on Wednesday, but as nighttime fell, police in riot gear moved in to enforce a curfew -- sometimes by force. The NewsHour’s Daniel Bush talks with Judy Woodruff about what protesters there…
President Trump's talk of using military force on people protesting police brutality against black Americans has generated a backlash among a number of former senior military officers. Nick Schifrin gets perspective from retired Army Gen. Carter Ham on why these…
By Bruce Schreiner, Claire Galofaro, Associated Press
The family of a popular barbecue chef killed in a clash with law enforcement said he was protecting his restaurant amid chaos caused when officers began pelting people with pepper balls.
By Lisa Desjardins
As protests over the death of George Floyd continue in cities nationwide, there were major developments Wednesday in the legal response to the case. Derek Chauvin, the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck, is now charged with second-degree…
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