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  1. A ‘Community for All’? Not So Fast, This Wisconsin County Says Politics, Today

    In Wausau, Wis., the county board has debated a resolution aimed at embracing inclusion for nearly a year, with no agreement. Racial tensions that had simmered beneath the surface are now roiling the community.

  2. Rural Areas Are Looking for Workers. They Need Broadband to Get Them. Business, Yesterday

    Rural communities have long complained about their lack of internet access. The pandemic and President Biden’s infrastructure plan are giving them hope for a solution.

  3. Train in Iowa Hauling Hazardous Materials Derails and Catches Fire Express, May 16

    About 80 people in Sibley, Iowa, were ordered to evacuate. The train was carrying a highly combustible fertilizer and asphalt, officials said.

  4. Bob Koester, Revered Figure in Jazz and Blues, Dies at 88 Obits, May 15

    Mr. Koester’s Delmark Records and his Chicago record store were vital in preserving and promoting music the big labels tended to overlook.

  5. In some U.S. counties, nearly all people over 65 are vaccinated. National, May 15

    The proportion of those with full protection is much higher among older Americans than among younger people.

  6. When Students Shared Their Struggles, They Helped Me With My Own Summary, May 15

    Reporting on the impact of the pandemic, I had hoped to gain a deeper understanding of teenagers’ pain. But I received much more than that.

  7. Tulsa Race Massacre Commission Ousts Oklahoma Governor Express, May 14

    The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission removed Gov. Kevin Stitt from the panel just days after he had signed a bill that banned the teaching of certain concepts about race.

  8. Andre Hill’s Family Reaches $10 Million Settlement With City of Columbus Express, May 14

    Mr. Hill, 47, was fatally shot by a police officer in December while he was in a garage. An agreement announced on Friday paves the way for the city’s largest settlement.

  9. Pervis Staples, Who Harmonized With the Staple Singers, Dies at 85 Obits, May 14

    He sang alongside his father and sisters as his family’s gospel group achieved renown in the late 1950s and ’60s.

  10. Ohio Governor Announces Lottery to Get More Americans Vaccinated Video, May 14

    Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio announced on Wednesday that residents could win $1 million for having received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine in an effort to get more Americans vaccinated.

  11. A Deep Look at One Classroom National, May 14

    A reporter’s embed with a high school class tells the story of this interrupted, destabilizing school year.

  12. A $1 Million Incentive to Get the Shot Interactive, May 13

    Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio announced five prizes for residents who had received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

  13. The People in the Neighborhood Podcasts, May 13

    A powerful — and revealing — aspect of the Derek Chauvin trial was the community it created out of strangers.

  14. Judge Delays Trial for Other Officers Charged in Killing of George Floyd National, May 13

    The delay in the trial of three former officers who are charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder allows for a separate federal case against them to move forward.

  15. ‘I Feel Like I’m Just Drowning’: Sophomore Year in a Pandemic Magazine, May 13

    A group of high school students try desperately to make it through an isolated and dire year.

  16. Ohio Lottery to Give 5 People $1 Million Each to Encourage Vaccination Express, May 12

    To bolster slumping demand for the vaccine, the state will use federal coronavirus relief funds to pay for a weekly lottery beginning May 26.

  17. Chauvin May Face Longer Sentence Over ‘Cruel’ Actions and Abuse of Power National, May 12

    Because the judge ruled there were aggravating factors in the murder of George Floyd, he is allowed to sentence Derek Chauvin to up to double the 15-year state guideline.

  18. Canadian Company Defies Michigan Order to Shut Down Oil Pipeline Foreign, May 12

    Canada’s government has backed the pipeline owner in the dispute with Michigan’s governor, an ally of President Biden, complicating U.S.-Canadian relations.

  19. Bob Dylan Center, Featuring Archival Materials, to Open in 2022 Culture, May 12

    Following the acquisition of the singer-songwriter’s once-secret archives in 2016, a Tulsa-based foundation will put lyrics, photos and films on display in Oklahoma.

  20. $450,000 Homes in Wisconsin, Florida and Kentucky Real Estate, May 12

    A 1925 cottage in Madison, a two-bedroom waterfront condo in Fort Lauderdale and a Craftsman bungalow in Louisville.

  21. What You Get for $450,000 Slideshow, May 12

    A 1925 cottage in Madison, Wis.; a two-bedroom waterfront condo in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and a Craftsman bungalow in Louisville, Ky.

  22. Bottom Drops Out of the Red-Hot Market for Electric Vehicle Start-Ups Business, May 12

    Lordstown Motors said it would start producing and selling electric pickup trucks this year, but there is little evidence it is ready to do so. Its stock has tumbled from a high of about $30 last year to around $8.

  23. Helmut Jahn, ‘Convention-Busting’ Architect, Dies at 81 Obits, May 10

    He helped redefine Chicago architecture with his postmodern designs of the Thompson Center and the United Airlines terminal at O’Hare International Airport. But he was also known worldwide.

  24. 2 Oklahoma Boys Pulled From Class for ‘Black Lives Matter’ T-Shirts Express, May 9

    In addition to the disciplinary action they have faced, the boys’ mother said that at least one of her three sons has been bullied because of the shirts.

  25. After a Traumatizing Year, Black People Turn to Therapy Express, May 9

    The death of George Floyd and other high-profile police killings have prompted African-Americans to seek help, mental health experts say.

  26. Ma’Khia Bryant’s Journey Through Foster Care Ended With an Officer’s Bullet National, May 8

    The 16-year-old girl was fatally shot while threatening a young woman with a knife. She had spent two years shuttling among Ohio foster homes, hoping to return to her mother.

  27. Ohio G.O.P. censures Representative Anthony Gonzalez for not supporting Trump. Washington, May 7

    They are also calling for Mr. Gonzalez to resign for being one of 10 Republican House members who voted to impeach Donald J. Trump after the Jan. 6 riot.

  28. Michelangelo Lovelace, Artist of Street Life in Cleveland, Dies at 60 Obits, May 7

    His vibrant paintings of the urban Black experience, and his sketches of nursing home residents he cared for as an aide, drew increasing notice in his last years.

  29. Going Home to Iowa With the Queen of Meth Culture, May 7

    The story of Lori Arnold, drug queenpin and sister to Tom Arnold, is a complicated lesson in Midwestern values.

  30. Four former Minneapolis police officers are indicted on charges of violating George Floyd’s civil rights. Washington, May 7

    The charges are another extraordinary censuring of law enforcement officials, who rarely face criminal charges for using deadly force.

  31. The May 7 Biden News Today live blog included one standalone post:
  32. From the Wastewater Drain, Solid Pandemic Data Science, May 7

    The coronavirus could turn sewage surveillance into a mainstream public health practice.

  33. From the Wastewater Drain, Solid Pandemic Data Science, May 7

    The coronavirus could turn sewage surveillance into a mainstream public health practice.

  34. Ohio State Senator Is Caught Zooming and Driving Express, May 6

    Andrew Brenner, a Republican, used a background to make it appear as if he were at home rather than behind the wheel of his car during a state meeting. The giveaway? His seatbelt.

  35. Can the Biden Agenda Fix Middle America’s Deepest Problem? Upshot, May 5

    One key economic goal is to create the virtuous cycles of innovation and jobs that already occur in many coastal cities.

  36. Broaden the Audience for Puzzles? She’s Game. Summary, May 5

    Everdeen Mason, The Times’s first editorial director of Games, wants to keep challenging current players while reaching new ones. “We have to get people out of their comfort zones a little bit.”

  37. Derek Chauvin’s Lawyer Asks for a New Trial After Guilty Verdict National, May 4

    The expected legal motion came on the same day that one of the jurors was being criticized for his participation in the March on Washington last year.

  38. Where to Find Exceptional Flowers in Six Different Cities T Style, May 4

    A guide to the most exciting florists working today in Chicago, Miami, Mexico City, Berlin, Seoul and Sydney.

  39. Beer? Money? States and Cities Offer Incentives to Get Vaccinated. Express, May 3

    State employees who get vaccinated in Maryland are eligible for a $100 payment, while Detroit is giving out $50 prepaid debit cards to those who give someone a ride to a vaccine site.

  40. Beer? Money? States and Cities Offer Incentives to Get Vaccinated. Express, May 3

    State employees who get vaccinated in Maryland are eligible for a $100 payment, while Detroit is giving out $50 prepaid debit cards to those who give someone a ride to a vaccine site.

  41. The May 3 Covid Vaccine Coronavirus Cases live blog included two standalone posts:
  42. Federal Judge Bans Tear Gas on Nonviolent Protesters in Columbus Express, May 3

    In a scathing opinion, Judge Algenon L. Marbley temporarily barred the Columbus police from using an array of tactics on nonviolent protesters and said officers had “run amok” with power.

  43. A Growing Summertime Risk for Cities: Power Failures During Heat Waves Climate, May 3

    The author of a new study said the combination of blackouts and extreme heat “may be the deadliest climate-related event we can imagine.”

  44. ¿El censo de 2020 en EE. UU. refleja de manera precisa a los hispanos? en Español, May 3

    Funcionarios de ambos partidos expresaron dudas sobre las cifras del censo publicadas hace poco; los demócratas aseguran que hay un subregistro de la población hispana.

  45. Why Kristi Noem Is Rising Quickly as a Republican Prospect for 2024 Politics, May 2

    Ms. Noem, the governor of South Dakota, has defied coronavirus restrictions and eagerly projects a rugged Great Plainswoman image. Her moves have stirred both support and conflict in the G.O.P.

  46. Gunman Kills 2 at Wisconsin Casino National, May 2

    Police said officers killed the assailant in the shooting outside a casino and hotel complex in Green Bay.

  47. Biden’s Expansive Infrastructure Plan Hits Close to Home for McConnell Washington, May 1

    President Biden’s infrastructure plan could fund a long-overdue revamp of the Brent Spence Bridge between Ohio and Kentucky. But the Senate Republican leader opposes it.

  48. Berkshire Hathaway Shows a Rebound From the Pandemic Business, May 1

    Warren Buffett was upbeat about his company’s increase in earnings in the first quarter. And, at the shareholders’ meeting, he defended Berkshire’s efforts on dealing with climate change.

  49. What to Know About the Census Data Interactive, April 30

    The count reflects the slowest population growth since the 1930s. It also offers a glimpse of the shifting centers of population and power in the United States.

  50. Pro-Biden Group to Begin Ad Campaign Promoting His Agenda in Swing States Politics, April 30

    Building Back Together will highlight the president’s coronavirus response and his economic plan and will contrast his measured approach to his bombastic predecessor’s.

  51. Want to Move to Our Town? Here’s $10,000 and a Free Bike. Real Estate, April 30

    With offers of cash, housing and a budding talent pool, smaller cities and states hope to get in on the ground floor of a new era for remote workers.

  52. Want to Move to Our Town? Here’s $10,000 and a Free Bike. Real Estate, April 30

    With offers of cash, housing and a budding talent pool, smaller cities and states hope to get in on the ground floor of a new era for remote workers.

  53. Inside the Chauvin Jury Room: 11 of 12 Jurors Were Ready to Convict Right Away National, April 29

    One juror described the seven hours of closed-door deliberations that led to Derek Chauvin’s murder conviction.

  54. Michelle T. Boone Named President of Poetry Foundation Culture, April 29

    Boone, a former cultural commissioner for Chicago, will take the helm after tumult over racial justice at the foundation, one of the country’s wealthiest literary organizations.

  55. 8 Indicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Bowling Green Student Express, April 29

    Stone Foltz, a 20-year-old sophomore at the university in Ohio, died on March 7, three days after he had attended an off-campus Pi Kappa Alpha event.

  56. 5 Things to Do This Weekend Culture, April 29

    Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually and in person in New York City.

  57. Burning of Police Station After George Floyd’s Death Draws 4-Year Sentence Express, April 28

    A 23-year-old Brainerd, Minn., man was also ordered to pay $12 million for his role in the fire in Minneapolis, U.S. prosecutors said.

  58. Chicago Releases Video of Fatal Police Shooting as Mayor Calls for Peace National, April 28

    Anthony Alvarez, 22, died after a police officer shot him following a chase. A video showed he was running away, holding a gun.

  59. College Accounts at Birth: State Efforts Raise New Hopes Business, April 27

    Creating and seeding accounts for every newborn is found to have an impact on aspirations as well as savings.

  60. A Barber’s Viral Pandemic Project: Turning His Basement Into a Video Store Real Estate, April 27

    Frustrated and bored during the pandemic, a Midwestern dad brings his nostalgia for weekend movie rentals to life. Just don’t forget to rewind.

  61. VHS and Chill Real Estate, April 27

    Frustrated and bored during the pandemic, a barber from Des Moines built an old-school video store in his basement. Just don’t forget to rewind.

  62. A Time Capsule for Family and Friends Slideshow, April 27

    During the pandemic, a barber from Des Moines built an old-school video store in his basement.

  63. Why Iowa Has Become Such a Heartbreaker for Democrats Politics, April 27

    The 2020 carnage for the party was deep in the state, one of many where economic decline and social malaise helped fuel Donald Trump’s rise. Now Democrats face the pivotal question of whether to abandon both Iowa and its first-in-the-nation caucuses.

  64. Black Lives Are Shorter in Chicago. My Family’s History Shows Why. Magazine, April 27

    How did a Promised Land to generations of Black families become a community of lost lives?

  65. Race and the Coming Liberal Crackup Op Ed, April 26

    Our racialized politics will produce a conservative resurgence. 

  66. U.S. Population Over Last Decade Grew at Slowest Rate Since 1930s National, April 26

    With immigration leveling off and a declining birthrate, the United States may be entering an era of substantially lower population growth, demographers said.

  67. Josh Is the Name, and They Will Fight You for It Express, April 26

    How “pandemic boredom” led to an internet sensation and a battle royal (with pool noodles) of many Joshes.

  68. A Minneapolis High School Football Team and Its Coach Move On Sports, April 26

    Charles Adams, a former police officer, and the Minneapolis North team are warily moving forward after the Derek Chauvin verdict offered a rebuke to one police killing in their community.

  69. Overdue VHS Tape From 1999 Leads to Warrant for Embezzlement Express, April 25

    The charge was related to a “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” tape that had been rented from a video store in Norman, Okla. Prosecutors dismissed the case on Wednesday.

  70. Michigan’s Covid Wards Are Filling Up With Younger Patients National, April 25

    Even as vaccines roll out, more younger people in Michigan are being hospitalized than at any other point in the pandemic. And they’re coming in sicker.

  71. ‘It’s More Than Just Tragic’: Ma’Khia Bryant and the Burden of Black Girlhood Gender, April 24

    The fatal shooting of a 16-year-old in Columbus, Ohio, highlights the different standards that young Black girls are held to.

  72. ‘It’s More Than Just Tragic’: Ma’Khia Bryant and the Burden of Black Girlhood Gender, April 24

    The fatal shooting of a 16-year-old in Columbus, Ohio, highlights the different standards that young Black girls are held to.

  73. ‘It’s More Than Just Tragic’: Ma’Khia Bryant and the Burden of Black Girlhood Gender, April 24

    The fatal shooting of a 16-year-old in Columbus, Ohio, highlights the different standards that young Black girls are held to.

  74. How the Trial Over Floyd’s Death Flipped the Script for Black Victims National, April 24

    George Floyd was presented as a full person, not just a body beneath a police officer’s knee. Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in his murder, remained an aloof figure.

  75. Chauvin Was Convicted. Something Is Still Very Wrong. Op Ed, April 24

    What can be done about all of the suffering that remains?

  76. How the Trial Over Floyd’s Death Flipped the Script for Black Victims National, April 24

    George Floyd was presented as a full person, not just a body beneath a police officer’s knee. Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in his murder, remained an aloof figure.

  77. How the Trial Over Floyd’s Death Flipped the Script on Black Victims National, April 24

    George Floyd was presented as a full person, not just a body beneath a police officer’s knee. Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in his murder, remained an aloof figure.

  78. What Doomed the Great City of Cahokia? Not Ecological Hubris, Study Says. Science, April 24

    Excavations at the city, famous for its pre-Columbian mounds, challenge the idea that residents destroyed the city through wood clearing.

  79. Iowa Woman Admits to Hitting Children With Car Because of Their Ethnicity Express, April 23

    Nicole Poole Franklin, 43, pleaded guilty to hate crime and attempted murder charges after striking two children with her Jeep Grand Cherokee in 2019.

  80. Tribes Want Medals Awarded for Wounded Knee Massacre Rescinded Washington, April 23

    Native Americans are stepping up efforts to pressure Congress to revoke Medals of Honor awarded for the killings of Sioux, including unarmed women and children, at Wounded Knee.

  81. Dozens of inmates at a prison in Iowa are recovering after receiving overdose amounts of the Pfizer vaccine. National, April 23

    Two nurses have been placed on administrative leave after at least 77 inmates at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison received shots that contained six times the recommended dosage.

  82. ‘I Could Feel Their Pain’: A Juror on the Chauvin Trial Speaks Out National, April 23

    She was known as Juror 96 and sat through three weeks of testimony, but Lisa Christensen didn’t get to decide Derek Chauvin’s fate. She was selected as an alternate.

  83. As Illinois and other Upper Midwestern states battle coronavirus hot spots, reports of new cases start to ebb. Investigative, April 23

    Central Illinois, which saw major growth in cases earlier this month, is now improving — especially in Peoria, one of the metropolitan areas where the virus had been spreading the fastest.

  84. Ohio Man Pleads Guilty in 2016 Killings of 8 in Same Family Express, April 22

    Edward Wagner, 28, who prosecutors said had been in a custody dispute over his daughter, apologized for the Rhoden family murders.

  85. Columbus Grapples With Police Shootings That Have Taken Black Lives National, April 22

    With four killings in the past four months, many residents in Ohio’s capital feel victimized by their Police Department, which has received a litany of misconduct complaints.

  86. At Daunte Wright Funeral, Minneapolis Mourns the ‘Prince of Brooklyn Center’ National, April 22

    The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered the eulogy for Mr. Wright, the 20-year-old Black man who was shot and killed by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minn., last week.

  87. La muerte de George Floyd reavivó un movimiento; ¿qué sigue ahora? en Español, April 22

    Los llamados contra el racismo estructural y la violencia policial se extendieron a casi todos los aspectos de la vida estadounidense en el último año. Pero aún quedan avances por lograr, según expertos.

  88. How a ‘Red Flag’ Law Failed in Indiana The Daily, April 22

    A gunman killed eight people at a FedEx facility last week, despite legislation that sought to prevent people like him from acquiring weapons. What went wrong?

  89. Justice Dept. Opens Broad Inquiry Into Minneapolis Police Washington, April 21

    The investigation was a sign that President Biden intends to wield federal law enforcement as a tool to combat police abuses.

  90. Chauvin Verdict Brings the Police Relief and Some Resentment National, April 21

    Unions and chiefs applauded the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin, but rank-and-file officers were left feeling anxious.

  91. Buoyed by Floyd Verdict, Congress Eyes New Bid to Overhaul Policing Washington, April 21

    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?

  92. ‘Gentle Steering of the Ship’: How Keith Ellison Led the Prosecution of Chauvin National, April 21

    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.

  93. What Might Bring Changes to Policing in Minneapolis? Politics, April 21

    The Justice Department has opened up a new avenue for potentially major policy shifts in the city.

  94. ‘A Horrendous Tragedy’: The Chaotic Moments Before a Police Shooting in Columbus National, April 21

    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.

  95. Attorney General Merrick Garland announces an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department. National, April 21

    The inquiry will likely lead to a consent decree between the department and the federal government, a tool that the Obama administration repeatedly used to address police misconduct.

  96. What’s next for the other three officers at the scene of Mr. Floyd’s arrest? National, April 21

    Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao were charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter and are expected to be tried jointly beginning in August.

  97. $650,000 Homes in South Carolina, Nebraska and New Jersey Real Estate, April 21

    A 1945 cottage in Charleston, a two-bedroom condo in an industrial loft in Omaha and a converted stone church in Bernardsville.

  98. What You Get for $650,000 Slideshow, April 21

    A 1945 cottage in Charleston, S.C.; a two-bedroom condo in an industrial loft in Omaha; and a converted stone church in Bernardsville, N.J.

  99. G.O.P. Bills Target Protesters (and Absolve Motorists Who Hit Them) Politics, April 21

    As the nation reacts to the guilty verdict a jury handed to Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd, Republican-led states are introducing punitive new measures governing protests.

  100. Missouri Lawmaker Is Expelled Over Child Abuse Accusations Express, April 21

    An ethics committee report said that State Representative Rick Roeber physically and sexually abused his children and once drowned puppies in a pond.

  101. Guilty of All Charges The Daily, April 21

    After 10 hours of deliberation, a jury found that Derek Chauvin had murdered George Floyd. We were in Minneapolis for the verdict and the reaction.

  102. The Death of George Floyd Reignited a Movement. What Happens Now? National, April 20

    Calls for racial justice touched nearly every aspect of American life on a scale that historians say has not happened since the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

  103. Derek Chauvin Verdict Brings a Rare Rebuke of Police Misconduct National, April 20

    A jury deliberated for just over 10 hours before pronouncing Mr. Chauvin guilty on all three charges: second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

  104. ‘We Matter’: A Moment of Catharsis After the Derek Chauvin Verdict National, April 20

    People across the country reacted with a variety of emotions to the news of the former officer’s conviction on all charges in the killing of George Floyd.

  105. ‘Importamos’: un momento de catarsis tras el veredicto de Derek Chauvin en Español, April 20

    En todo Estados Unidos, la gente reaccionó con una variedad de emociones a la noticia.

  106. In Photos: America Reacts to the Derek Chauvin Verdict National, April 20

    Scenes from around the country after Mr. Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd.

  107. In Photos: America Reacts to the Derek Chauvin Verdict National, April 20

    Scenes from around the country after Mr. Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd.

  108. Teenage Girl Is Fatally Shot by Police in Columbus, Officials Say Express, April 20

    The police in Ohio, who released body camera footage, said the girl had threatened two other girls with a knife before an officer opened fire.

  109. Biden and Harris on the Chauvin Trial Verdict Washington, April 20

    The president and the vice president addressed the nation on Tuesday evening.

  110. ‘This is not the end,’ Minnesota’s attorney general says after a guilty verdict. National, April 20

    The state’s case, which relied heavily on video evidence from bystanders, is a major victory for Keith Ellison and his team.

  111. Chauvin received three guilty verdicts for one crime. Here’s why and what it means for his sentence. National, April 20

    Neither murder charge required the jury to find that Mr. Chauvin intended to kill George Floyd. Nor did the manslaughter charge.

  112. Darnella Frazier captured George Floyd’s death on her cellphone. The teenager’s video shaped the Chauvin trial. National, April 20

    Ms. Frazier was 17 when she recorded the cellphone video in May and uploaded it to Facebook. ‘When I look at George Floyd, I look at my dad,’ she said in court.

  113. Amy Klobuchar: I Learned 2 Things From My First Job With Walter Mondale Op Ed, April 20

    The vice president was my role model — and my friend.

  114. 13 Key Moments That Shaped the Trial of Derek Chauvin National, April 20

    In testimony from 45 witnesses over three weeks, attorneys returned to the trial’s central questions: what caused George Floyd’s death, and were Mr. Chauvin’s actions justified and lawful.

  115. Derek Chauvin fue declarado culpable del asesinato de George Floyd en Español, April 20

    Chauvin, un exoficial de la policía de Mineápolis, fue declarado culpable de tres cargos. Fue juzgado durante tres semanas por la muerte de Floyd, un hecho que generó las mayores manifestaciones por los derechos civiles realizadas en décadas.

  116. Derek Chauvin Found Guilty of Murder Video, April 20

    The former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murder and manslaughter charges in the death of George Floyd, a Black man whose killing sparked nationwide protests.

  117. Reaction to the Guilty Verdict in the Chauvin Trial Video, April 20

    Crowds in Minneapolis took to the streets in celebration chanting George Floyd’s name after the verdict was announced.

  118. Derek Chauvin is found guilty of murdering George Floyd. U.S., April 20

    The jury convicted Mr. Chauvin of second- and third-degree murder, as well as manslaughter. He faces up to 40 years in prison but is likely to be sentenced to far less time, based on state guidelines.

  119. Derek Chauvin is found guilty of murdering George Floyd. National, April 20

    The jury convicted Mr. Chauvin of second- and third-degree murder, as well as manslaughter. He faces up to 40 years in prison but is likely to be sentenced to far less time, based on state guidelines.

  120. House Democrats squelch a Republican effort to censure Maxine Waters for saying protesters should get more ‘confrontational.’ Washington, April 20

    Democrats killed a measure by Representative Kevin McCarthy, the minority leader, condemning it as hypocritical.

  121. The April 20 Biden News Today live blog included one standalone post:
  122. Minnesota Attorney General and Prosecutors React to Verdict Video, April 20

    Keith Ellison, the attorney general of Minnesota, and other members of the prosecution team hold a news conference after the jury announced the guilty verdict in the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

  123. Minnesota Attorney General and Prosecutors React to Verdict Video, April 20

    Keith Ellison, the attorney general of Minnesota, and other members of the prosecution team hold a news conference after the jury announced the guilty verdict in the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

  124. El destino de Derek Chauvin está en manos del jurado en Español, April 20

    Los integrantes del jurado estarán recluidos en un hotel durante sus deliberaciones sobre el exoficial de policía acusado en el caso por la muerte de George Floyd.

  125. Walter Mondale, Ex-Vice President and Champion of Liberal Politics, Dies at 93 Obits, April 19

    Under Jimmy Carter, he was the first V.P. to serve as a genuine partner of a president. His own run for the top position ended in a crushing defeat.

  126. With Closing Arguments Finished, Chauvin’s Fate Is Now in Jury’s Hands National, April 19

    The jury will be sequestered in a hotel during their deliberations over Derek Chauvin, who is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

  127. What Makes a Home ‘Sexy’? Real Estate, April 20

    For one Chicago entrepreneur, it was a design that felt as if it had been pulled straight from her unconscious. (And there are lots of chains.)

  128. A Chicago Apartment That’s ‘Super Moody’ Slideshow, April 20

    To the owner, the design felt as if it had been pulled straight from her unconscious.

  129. Jimmy Carter on Walter Mondale: ‘A Model for Public Service’ Express, April 19

    The 42nd vice president, who died Monday at 93, was recalled for his collaborative role in the Carter administration and his liberal advocacy.

  130. Minnesota Leaders Call for Calm After Chauvin Verdict Video, April 19

    Gov. Tim Waltz and Minneapolis leaders expressed empathy with protesters but emphasized the need for the public to remain peaceful once there is a verdict in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial.

  131. Judge Criticizes Congresswoman’s Comments on Verdict Video, April 19

    Judge Peter A. Cahill criticized comments by Representative Maxine Waters that if the jury doesn’t return a guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, protesters should “get more confrontational.”

  132. Watching the Derek Chauvin Trial With Families Affected by Police Violence Video, April 19

    What happened to George Floyd is the latest in a long line of incidents of police violence captured on camera. We watched the Chauvin trial with the families of Rodney King, Oscar Grant and Stephon Clark to see this moment in history through their eyes.

  133. Prosecution Presents Rebuttal in Closing Arguments Video, April 19

    Jerry Blackwell, a prosecutor in the trial of the former police officer Derek Chauvin, made closing arguments on Monday, urging jurors to use common sense to evaluate the evidence and find Mr. Chauvin guilty in the death of George Floyd.

  134. Minnesota students walk out of schools in solidarity with the racial justice movement. National, April 19

    The organizers of the walkout, Minnesota Teen Activists, said that students at more than 100 schools participated.

  135. Authorities Did Not Try to Use ‘Red Flag’ Law for Indianapolis Gunman National, April 19

    Citing shortcomings of the state’s “red flag” law, the local prosecutor explained why he did not seek a ruling last year that would have barred Brandon Hole from possessing guns.

  136. From Rodney King to George Floyd: Reliving the Scars of Police Violence Video, April 19

    The murder trial of Derek Chauvin is at the center of a national reckoning on race and policing. But cycles of protests over systemic racism and policing are not new. We watched the trial with the families of Rodney King, Oscar Grant and Stephon Clark to see this moment in history through their eyes.

  137. Little has been said about the $20 bill that brought officers to the scene. National, April 19

    George Floyd used it to buy cigarettes, but a store clerk thought it was fake. Neither side in the trial has spent much time addressing it.

  138. Merrick Garland vows to combat domestic extremism as he commemorates the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. Washington, April 19

    As a young Justice Department official, Mr. Garland led the investigation into the 1995 attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, the worst domestic terror attack in American history.

  139. Prosecutor in Derek Chauvin trial makes closing argument: ‘This wasn’t policing, this was murder.’ National, April 19

    In his last comments to jurors before they begin deliberating over a verdict, a Minnesota prosecutor argued that Mr. Chauvin had acted with cruelty and indifference unbefitting of a police officer.

  140. Minneapolis Public Schools to close in-person learning later this week in anticipation of a verdict. National, April 19

    The schools will shift to remote learning from Wednesday through Friday, but if the schedule in the Derek Chauvin trial changes, the district will “re-evaluate, adjust plans,” a letter to parents said.

  141. Few Charges, Fewer Convictions: The Chauvin Trial and the History of Police Violence Interactive, April 19

    A review of 19 deaths of Black Americans involving police officers shows that, despite public outrage, guilty verdicts are rare.

  142. ‘God Knows What’s Going to Happen’: Minneapolis Braces for Verdict in Floyd’s Death National, April 19

    Businesses boarded up and residents held their breath, fearing a repeat of last year’s unrest if the jury brings back a decision that the public sees as unjust.

  143. Minnesota Governor Calls Alleged Assaults on Journalists ‘Chilling’ Business, April 18

    Gov. Tim Walz said he had told police officers to “make changes” that would allow reporters to do their jobs.

  144. In Indianapolis Shooting, a Red Flag That Never Flew National, April 18

    Red flag laws are supposed to keep guns away from people who should not have them. That did not happen with the gunman who killed eight people in Indianapolis.

  145. Taking Over Victory Gardens to Make a ‘Theater for All’ Culture, April 18

    Ken-Matt Martin, the esteemed Chicago theater’s first Black artistic director, is going in with his eyes open.

  146. The April 18 Covid Vaccine Coronavirus Cases live blog included one standalone post:
  147. As New Police Reform Laws Sweep Across the U.S., Some Ask: Are They Enough? Investigative, April 18

    States have passed over 140 police oversight bills since the killing of George Floyd, increasing accountability and overhauling rules on the use of force. But the calls for change continue.

  148. What to Know About the Virus This Week Interactive, April 2

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  149. What to Know About the Virus This Week Interactive, March 26

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.