Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks about a jury's verdict in the case against former Minneapolis Police Officer.
Attorney General Merrick Garland says probe 'will assess whether the Minneapolis Police Department engages in a pattern or practice of using excessive force, including during protests'
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 10:30 AM
Protesters march following the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
Black man's death last year, at hands of white police officer sparked widespread protests in the United States and around the world against police treatment of minorities  
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 07:56 AM
Stacey Abrams testifies remotely via video conference as Sen. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee.
The US state of Georgia is at the center of a national debate over alleged voter suppression
Katherine Gypson
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 06:15 AM
FILE PHOTO: Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds at the closing session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
President Xi will appear virtually from Beijing Thursday on first day of Leaders Summit on Climate organized by US counterpart Joe Biden     
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 04:28 AM
Demonstrators gather around the pavement where George Floyd was murdered outside Cup Foods to celebrate the conviction of…
Floyd’s death last year led to widespread protests in the United States and around the world against police treatment of minorities
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 04:00 AM
Biden Pushes Plan to Boost Electric Bus Production
Proposal is part of $2 trillion American Jobs Plan legislation that the administration says is needed to revamp nation’s infrastructure, compete with China
Patsy Widakuswara, Senior White House Correspondent
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 02:54 AM
People react after the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, found guilty.
Minneapolis residents take to streets to celebrate conviction
Esha Sarai
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 12:21 AM
Why BLM Protests Will Continue After Chauvin Verdict
Community organizers are planning protests and police are anticipating demonstrations to continue after Chauvin verdict
Elizabeth Lee, of VOA's Los Angeles Bureau
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 12:16 AM
Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich., testifies before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee during a hearing to…
100-day plan calls for the power industry owners and operators to modernize cybersecurity defenses
Steve Herman
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 10:41 PM
A sign reading "GUILTY" rests next to a candle at Carl Schurz Park after the verdict in the trial of former police officer…
Some police departments call for calm while also acknowledging need for police reform
Michelle Quinn
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 09:37 PM
Local resident Michael Wilson raises his fist in front of an image of George Floyd after the verdict in the trial of former…
Some initial reactions, through statements and tweets, to the verdict
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Tue, 04/20/2021 - 09:21 PM
Philonise Floyd, left, and attorney Ben Crump react during a news conference after the guilty verdict was read in the trial of…
Jurors deliberated for little more than 10 hours over course of two days before convicting former police officer of murdering George Floyd
Masood Farivar
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 09:05 PM
FILE PHOTO: Opposing groups of demonstrators attend a gathering outside the Georgia State Capitol to protest HB 531, which…
A new generation of employees and consumers takes silence as 'complicity' 
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Tue, 04/20/2021 - 08:47 PM
FILE PHOTO: Afghan troops and soldiers with the US Army's 1-320 Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division take up…
The commander of US forces in the Middle East and South Asia admits that without troops on the ground, making sure al-Qaida, Islamic State do not regenerate will likely be problematic
Jeff Seldin
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 08:39 PM
New Technology Aims to Make Travel Safer During Pandemic
The company says the goal is to enable domestic passengers to check in and board flights with minimal contact with agents
Mariama Diallo
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 08:24 PM