(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's death were indicted Friday on federal civil rights charges. The three-count indictment alleges Chauvin, Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane deprived Floyd's rights when they saw him lying... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's death were indicted Friday on federal civil rights charges. The indictment alleges Chauvin, Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane deprived Floyd's rights when they saw him lying on... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — If Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, is found guilty in the killing of George Floyd, it could set a new precedent for policing, said Benjamin Crump, a civil rights attorney representing the families of Floyd and Daunte Wright. "The outcome that... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's nominee to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, Kristen Clarke, faced a barrage of questions from Republican senators during her confirmation hearing Wednesday looking to resurface past controversial comments they argued showed her hostility towards police -- as... Read More.
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- Ben Jealous, a prominent civil rights leader who helmed the NAACP for five years, is endorsing Democrat Jennifer Carroll Foy in the race to be Virginia's next governor -- handing the former state delegate a significant boost one day after her... Read More.
By MICHELLE STODDART, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- Civil rights groups on Tuesday said they have sued the state of Georgia over changes to voting laws enacted last week that they said make it harder for all Georgia residents to vote, particularly... Read More.
BY: GUY DAVIES, IBETISSEM GUENFOUD, IAN PANNELL AND ANGUS HINES ABC NEWS (LONDON) — A little over a year ago, 10 schools were hit with air and artillery attacks in northwest Syria, on just one day near the city of Idlib, the last... Read More.
By JONATHAN KARL, JOHN SANTUCCI and KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of Wednesday's assault on the nation's Capitol, President Donald Trump has been advised he potentially could face civil liability connected to his role in encouraging supporters who went... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (KENOSHA, Wash.) -- With stores that were set ablaze during a summer of civil unrest still lying in ruin in Kenosha, Wisconsin, business owners and city leaders are bracing again for violence as the local district attorney prepares... Read More.
By JAMES HILL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- For the second time this month, an alleged childhood sex-abuse survivor is running into unexpected opposition from Ghislaine Maxwell as the alleged victim tries to dismiss a civil lawsuit against Maxwell and the estate of... Read More.
By JOHN VERHOVEK, MOLLY NAGLE and BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris met virtually Tuesday with civil rights leaders amid calls to further diversify the highest level of their government set to take... Read More.
By JOHN VERHOVEK, MOLLY NAGLE and BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris will meet virtually Tuesday with civil rights leaders amid calls to further diversify the highest level of their government set... Read More.