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‘The world had changed’: After Derek Chauvin is found guilty, some see a shift in police prosecutions
What does Chauvin's conviction mean for other police who might stand trial?
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Massachusetts police dept. apologizes for anti-George Floyd message on Facebook after Chauvin verdict
The Fall River Police Department apologized for a Facebook post criticizing George Floyd, saying an officer had meant to post it to his personal account.
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A hiker was lost and desperate. A stranger with an unusual hobby saved him.
“SOS. My phone is going to die. I’m lost,” the hiker texted a friend, along with two photos.
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Police pulled over a Michigan lawmaker for allegedly driving drunk. He threatened to call the governor.
Michigan State Rep. Jewell Jones (D) reportedly told state police officers, “If you hit me, it’s going to be very bad for you. I’ll call Gov. [Gretchen] Whitmer right now."
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Officers grabbed a Black librarian by her hair and tore her shoulder during traffic stop, lawsuit alleges: ‘That’s good police work, baby’
Stephanie Bottom filed a lawsuit Wednesday against police and the city of Salisbury, N.C., for excessive force and violating her rights under the Fourth Amendment during a traffic stop that seriously injured her.
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Trump’s shadow looms over Biden’s presidency and a divided nation
Joe Biden won the White House by appealing for calm and unity. But he has inherited a fractured and volatile nation. As Biden tries to keep his own promises, these are the issues that confront him and continue to divide America.
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Darnella Frazier, teen who filmed Floyd’s arrest, celebrates Chauvin’s guilty verdict: ‘Justice has been served’
“I just cried so hard,” 18-year-old Darnella Frazier wrote on Facebook about Derek Chauvin's conviction for the murder of George Floyd.
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Five years before George Floyd, a bystander filmed another pivotal police killing. It nearly cost him everything.
Feidin Santana, who recorded the police killing of Walter Scott, battled months of depression and fled death threats to his native Dominican Republic.
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Bored in the pandemic, she made art by bruising bananas. Now she has an international following.
Anna Chojnicka makes her daily sketch on the peel, takes a photo and then eats the banana — she doesn’t like waste.
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Val Demings slams Jim Jordan in heated confrontation over supporting police: ‘Did I strike a nerve?’
After Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) condemned Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) for an amendment to prevent defunding the police, the pair erupted in a viral shouting match.
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