President Trump announced Saturday that he is nominating Amy Coney Barrett, a respected jurist and conservative darling, to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.
After months of demonstrating and demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, supporters in Louisville, Ky., are left grappling with the stinging aftermath of the investigation.
Lawyers for the family of Breonna Taylor are calling on Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron to release the transcripts of the grand jury proceedings.
A grand jury in Jefferson County, Ky., indicted former Louisville police detective Brett Hankison on Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, charging him with three counts of wanton endangerment.
The Department of Justice on Monday designated New York City, Seattle and Portland, Ore., as jurisdictions that permit “anarchy, violence and destruction,” a distinction that the Trump administration hopes to use to strip those cities of federal funding.
Hours after the announcement that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died Friday evening, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared that if President Trump made a nomination, as he is expected to, McConnell would bring it up in the Senate, where Republicans have a 53-47 majority.
A Texas police officer was indicted this week in the death of Pamela Turner, a Black woman who was killed outside her apartment more than a year ago.
The family of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman who was shot and killed by police in her Louisville, Ky., apartment earlier this year, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the city for $12 million that includes an agreement to implement a number of police reforms.
Attorneys for George Floyd’s family on Friday refuted defense claims that Floyd died of complications stemming from a drug overdose while in the custody of Minneapolis police officers in May.
Attorney General William Barr says crime is down in Chicago and Operation Legend is restoring order to the city. The data, however, shows there may not be much to celebrate.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, Martin Luther King III and the families of people killed by police in recent years spoke Friday at the Lincoln Memorial.
While Jacob Blake survived being shot seven times by police in Kenosha, Wis., attorney Benjamin Crump said Tuesday that he may never regain the use of his legs.
Many questions remained unanswered on Monday, the day after Kenosha, Wis., police officers opened fire on an unarmed Black man as he opened the door to his car, firing at least seven shots into his back while his three children were inside the vehicle.
As leaders on both sides of the political aisle criticized Donald Trump while praising Joe Biden at this week’s virtual Democratic National Convention, the president did his best to steal the spotlight with a range of calculated counter-programming events and statements.
The death of George Floyd and ensuing “Defund the police” rallying cry led to ambitious proposals in cities. The resulting changes, though, have been disappointing for some defund proponents and alarming for others who worry about the fallout.
Several former Republican leaders are slated to speak on the first night of the Democratic National Convention, including former New York Rep. Susan Molinari and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, DNC spokeswoman Xochitl Hinojosa told the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery."
Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris spoke about what she and Joe Biden want to accomplish and what it would mean for the country to have a female vice president for the first time.
Joe Biden on Thursday called for a mask mandate that would cover all 50 states, as coronavirus deaths in the U.S. approached 170,000 and cases continue to rise.
Kamala Harris’s questioning of Brett Kavanaugh when he was nominated to the Supreme Court won the senator praise for her prosecutorial skill.
The letter, released Monday, urged Joe Biden to select a Black woman as his running mate. He is reportedly considering Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice.
Louisiana's highest court won't review a life sentence for Fair Wayne Bryant, who was convicted of attempting to steal a pair of hedge clippers in 1997.
Michael Thompson, 69, is serving a 40- to 60-year sentence for charges that stem from a marijuana sale in 1994. His advocates say his punishment was excessive.
The White House press secretary on Tuesday blamed the spike in crime in several cities over the last month on the movement to “defund” the police, making a logical leap that criminologists say has no basis in fact.
Rep. Karen Bass is a self-described “lifelong activist,” shaped by transformative decades in South Los Angeles. She's also reportedly a potential Joe Biden VP pick.