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Capitol Hill security reverses plan to reinstall outer perimeter fencing at Capitol
Capitol Hill security forces abruptly reversed plans to reinstall outer perimeter fencing on Capitol Complex grounds meant to protect against potential unrest related to the high-profile trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, walking back its request for additional security measures minutes after Chauvin was convicted of the 2020 murder of George Floyd.
Why it's rare for police officers to be convicted of murder
As a Minnesota jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter charges, law enforcement experts note how rare it is that police officers involved in high-profile, and sometimes deadly, on-duty incidents ever face criminal charges or are convicted.
Pelosi tweets new response to verdict after thanking Floyd 'for sacrificing your life for justice'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted Tuesday evening clarifying earlier remarks about the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, writing, "George Floyd should be alive today," after earlier making comments where she thanked Floyd, who died at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer last year, "for sacrificing your life for justice."
YouTube shuts down prominent megachurch preacher's channel for 'gay curing' claims
A popular Nigerian televangelist has urged his followers to "pray for YouTube" for shutting down his account after he posted videos on his channel claiming to 'cure' gay members of his congregation of their sexuality.
Suspected Chinese hackers exploited Pulse Secure VPN to compromise 'dozens' of agencies and companies in US and Europe
For months, hackers with suspected ties to China have exploited a popular workplace tool to break into government agencies, defense companies and financial institutions in the US and Europe, according to a report by the cybersecurity firm FireEye.
Biden says verdict in Chauvin trial could be a step toward racial justice in America and urges country to come together
President Joe Biden said Tuesday the country could take a step toward racial justice after a jury found a former Minneapolis police officer guilty of murdering George Floyd in a case that was closely watched around the world.
First on CNN: Pelosi concedes to even partisan split on 1/6 commission in effort to jumpstart talks
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is offering a significant change to her plans for a 9/11-style commission to investigate what led up to the Capitol insurrection on January 6, proposing to create an independent panel with an equal number of Republican and Democratic members, a source familiar with the negotiations told CNN.