The George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis. Photograph: Amr Alfiky/The New York Times

Former police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of the murder of George Floyd on Tuesday, in a landmark court case that shone a light on race relati(...)

A man raises his fist as he faces the Minnesota State Troopers standing guard outside the Brooklyn Center police station after a police officer shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in Minneapolis. Photograph: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty

Hundreds of protesters clashed with police overnight in a suburb of Minneapolis in defiance of a city-wide curfew, as outrage grew over the shooting o(...)

Protesters shout ‘don’t shoot’ before  a line of police officers at the Brooklyn Center Police Station in Brooklyn Center on Sunday. Photograph: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty

The fatal police shooting of a 20-year-old black man in a Minneapolis suburb appeared to be an “accidental discharge” by an officer who drew her gun i(...)