Witness testimony on July 28, 2021, revealed that troopers knew a lawsuit had been filed before deleting relevant emails and text messages.
"Mr. President, that guy had an insurrection," Gen. Mark Milley said as he pointed to a portrait of Abraham Lincoln, according to the book. "You don't have an insurrection."
Ryan Brackley, an attorney for Jennifer Watson, said she was scared for her safety and should have never been charged with assault.
Trump got into an expletive-filled yelling match with Gen. Mark Milley in the Situation Room, said an excerpt from a book by reporter Michael Bender.
When President Donald Trump saw the video of George Floyd last year, he "contorted his face as he watched" and "looked repulsed," a new book says.
After Black Lives Matter emerged, GOP lawmakers from Minnesota and Indiana introduced bills to bar convicted protestors from receiving government aid.
"No one should be above the law," President Joe Biden said. "And today's verdict sends that message. But it's not enough."
A New York Times analysis of reviews of police conduct during anti-police-brutality protests in 2020 found widespread missteps in police responses.
A Kentucky Senate committee advanced the bill, which was described by one lawmaker as a response to the riots seen in many cities last year.
Linda Tirado, who was left partially blinded, told Insider about a recent legal victory in her case against Minneapolis police and city officials.
Police officers stopped Elijah McClain in August 2019, accusing him of looking “suspicious.” The 23-year old Black man died days later, after a violent encounter with police and paramedics. A new independent probe found that police and paramedics made a series of mistakes preceding his death. Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
A Buffalo grand jury dismissed felony assault charges against two Buffalo police officers. In June, the two officers shoved 75-year-old Martin Gugino to the ground, fracturing his skull. Erie County DA John Flynn said he believed the officers committed a crime, but not at the felony level. Visit the Business […]
Target is closing down its Washington, DC-area stores amid Wednesday’s violent attack on the US Capitol. “Target’s top priority is the safety of our team members and guests. We’ve closed our stores in the DC area and sent our team members home. We’ll continue to monitor the situation closely,” a […]
The Trump era has been defined by its obliteration of political norms, the accepted way for the country to be governed, elections to be conducted, and political rivals to treat one another. From Democrats whipsawing from “Believe Women” to “Respect Due Process,” to the end of political conventions as we […]
Google released the top trending US searches of 2020. These queries had the most sustained traffic compared to 2019. People searched for protests, voting locations, and COVID-19 testing sites. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Each year, Google shares a look at what people searched for over the year. […]
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2020. The pair were chosen over finalists including President Donald Trump, the movement for racial justice, and frontline health workers with Dr. Anthony Fauci. Time’s editor-in-chief, Edward Felsenthal, said Biden and Harris […]
More than 100 people in Phoenix were arrested and charged with felonies for rioting after a Black Lives Matter protest on May 30. Although all the charges were later dismissed as baseless, ICE detained four of the arrestees who were not US citizens and threatened them with deportation. Three of […]