Jury convicts white former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder and manslaughter of African American George Floyd, an incident last May that sparked protests against racial injustice around the world.
Dr. David Fowler, a medical expert for the defence in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, says he believes George Floyd's death during his arrest was the result of heart disease, and exhaust fumes may have possibly played a role.
Professional sports in a US city are postponed because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting of a Black man and potential civil unrest there.
Christopher Martin, a store clerk at the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, says he regretted accepting fake $20 bill from Black American George Floyd that led to his arrest and eventual death.
Grand jury decides not to criminally charge police officers in Rochester, New York, whose restraining technique known as "segmenting" may have caused Black man's death last winter.
With the US presidential race too close to call, President Donald Trump has claimed victory in states that are still being counted. Washington's seat of power, the Senate, appears to still be with Republicans.
The grand jury in September recommended no homicide charges be brought against the three white officers in the case. One of the officers, Brett Hankison, was charged with three counts of wanton endangerment for firing into a neighbour's apartment.
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