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Activist: Convictions In George Floyd's Death Could Represent 'A Huge Paradigm Shift'

"It would have been unimaginable just even a month ago that something like that was possible," activist and civil rights lawyer Nekima Levy Armstrong says following Derek Chauvin's murder conviction.(Image credit: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Masks Remain Extremely Effective Indoors, But Are They Necessary Outside?

Unless people are packed together, "there really just is not much spread happening outdoors," Ashish Jha of Brown University's School of Public Health says. (Image credit: Karen Ducey/Getty Images)

On Climate, U.S. And China Pledge Cooperation, But Competition Will Also Be Prominent

Bilateral ties are at a low and while Washington and Beijing agreed on climate cooperation, details are unclear. Competition with China is key to the Biden administration's response to climate change.(Image credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)

Where Efforts To Overhaul Policing Stand In Congress After Chauvin Verdict

The guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin has added new urgency around long-stalled talks on legislation to ban chokeholds and end qualified immunity for police. But the path remains far from clear.(Image credit: Jose Luis Magana/AP)

Germany Grapples With Racism After Threats Derail Refugee's Candidacy For Parliament

The first Syrian refugee has withdrawn his candidacy because of racist abuse and death threats. The news was announced the same week a German comedian did a TV sketch about the election in blackface.(Image credit: Markus Schreiber/AP)

The Secret Mission To Unearth Part of A 142-Year-Old Experiment

Scientists in Michigan went out in the dead of night to dig up part of an unusual long-term experiment. It's a research study that started in 1879 and is handed from one generation to the next.(Image credit: Derrick L. Turner/Michigan State University)

What's Next For Chauvin And 3 Other Ex-Officers In Cases Over George Floyd's Murder?

Derek Chauvin is scheduled to be sentenced in June. Later this summer, his three fellow former officers are slated to go on trial on charges of aiding and abetting murder.(Image credit: Minnesota Department of Corrections via AP)

Governors Urge Biden To Order 100% Zero-Emission Car Sales By 2035

In a letter to the president, 12 governors asked that the White House order a ban on greenhouse gas-emitting cars and light trucks within 14 years.(Image credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

DOJ To Investigate Minneapolis Police For Possible Patterns Of Excessive Force

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the inquiry a day after a jury convicted former officer Dereck Chauvin on murder charges in the death of George Floyd.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/Pool/AFP via Getty Images)

Indonesian Navy Loses Contact With Submarine; 53 Aboard

The aging KRI Nanggala-402 was reportedly on a torpedo-training mission in waters north of Bali when it failed to report results of the exercise.(Image credit: Alex Widojo/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

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