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A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-medium boat crew member searches for survivors near the capsized SeaCor Power. The Seacor Power, an oil industry vessel, flipped over Tuesday, April 13, 2021.

Officials: 2nd dead worker from capsized boat found in Gulf

The Coast Guard said Friday that it has found the body of a second dead worker from the lift boat that capsized off Louisiana’s coast earlier this week.

People stormed the Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6.

Founding member of Oath Keepers becomes first to enter guilty plea in Jan. 6 Capitol attack

This signals that federal prosecutors see him as a valuable cooperator as they continue to investigate militia groups and other extremists involved in the insurrection on Jan. 6.

Jerry Falwell Jr.

Liberty University sues Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking millions in damages

The Associated Press obtained the complaint, filed Thursday in Lynchburg Circuit Court. It alleges breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and statutory conspiracy.

Derek Chauvin Trial
Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill spoke to the jury after the state and the defense rested their case.

Closing arguments in Derek Chauvin trial set to begin Monday

Former officer Derek Chauvin’s trial in George Floyd’s death will be in a jury’s hands by early next week, after his brief defense wrapped up with Chauvin passing on a chance to take the stand and tell the public for the first time what he was thinking when he pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck.

Alert level raised for Aleutian Islands volcano emitting ash

A volcano in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands chain has continued to emit ash, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reported Thursday, prompting officials to raise the alert level.

Protests continued Thursday night in Minnesota, but were calmer than the previous four nights.

Daunte Wright’s family wants stiffer charge for Minnesota ex-officer

Wright’s family members joined with community leaders in calling for more serious charges against the white former police officer who fatally shot him. Protests continued in Minnesota for a fifth night, but were calmer, and police did not fire projectiles.

This image from Chicago Police Department body cam video shows the moment before Chicago Police officer Eric Stillman fatally shot Adam Toledo, 13, on March 29, 2021, in Chicago.

Video shows Chicago 13-year-old boy wasn’t holding gun when shot by cop

A still frame taken from Officer Eric Stillman’s nighttime body camera shows that Adam Toledo wasn’t holding anything and had his hands up when the officer shot him in the chest.

In this image from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, and defendant, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin address Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill.

Defense rests without Derek Chauvin’s testimony at his murder trial

The defense at the murder trial of former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd rested its case Thursday without putting Chauvin on the stand, wrapping up after two days of testimony to the prosecution’s two weeks.