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Record late-season snow, cold moving across US

Some of the wind chills Wednesday morning are in the teens and single digits.
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A pedestrian walks across a ice-covered street after a spring storm swept over the region and left at least six inches of snow in its wake Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Denver. Temperatures are predicted to reach into the upper 30s Tuesday as the city prepares for yet another storm packing snow on Wednesday.
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What George Floyd's brother thought watching Derek Chauvin placed in handcuffs

"He didn't die in vain," one of George Floyd's brothers told "GMA."
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George Floyd's brother Philonise Floyd  speaks to "Good Morning America," April 21, 2021.
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Record late season snow, cold moving across US

Record-breaking snow and cold are moving through the country, with some places not seeing this much snow this late in the season in recorded history.
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Record-breaking snow and cold are moving through the country, with some places not seeing this much snow this late in the season in recorded history.
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16-year-old girl fatally shot by police in Ohio

Police said they were responding to a report of an attempted stabbing at about 4:30 p.m. local time.
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Police said they were responding to a report of an attempted stabbing at about 4:30 p.m. local time.
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After George Floyd, Daunte Wright cases, no urgency in police reform, advocates say

"We need changes so there are no more Daunte Wrights," one expert said.
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George Floyd Square is adorned with flowers for Daunte Wright on the day of a solidarity rally dedicated to Daunte Wright and George Floyd, in Minneapolis, April 18, 2021.
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Why youth climate change activists are pushing Biden to do more

Young people have become the face of climate activism in recent years.
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Youth climate activists speak with ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee on April 9, 2021.
April 21

Police officials respond to guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

Chauvin was convicted on all charges Tuesday, including second-degree murder.
April 21
People celebrate the guilty verdict in the Dereck Chauvin trail at the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue, April 20, 2021, in Minneapolis. Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty of all three charges in the murder of George Floyd.
April 20

Teen girl fatally shot by police in Ohio

The shooting happened in south Columbus on Tuesday.
April 20
Crowds react as investigators work at the scene where 15-year-old Makiyah Bryant was fatally shot by a police officer in Columbus, Ohio, April 20, 2021.
April 20

ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Sen. Tina Smith: ‘Where are we going to take this movement for social justice?’; LZ Granderson: ‘My prayer is that this becomes a trend’; George Floyd's brother calls Chauvin verdict ‘wonderful’
April 20
VIDEO: ABC News Live Prime: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
April 20

By the Numbers: Police convictions

Police officers are rarely prosecuted and convicted for on-duty killings.
April 20
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Police convictions
April 20

India’s spring coronavirus surge

ABC News’ James Longman reports on the surge in coronavirus cases and deaths in India that are putting the country’s health care system on the brink of failure.
April 20
VIDEO: India’s spring coronavirus surge
April 20

The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 20, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
April 20
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: April 20, 2021
April 20

Chauvin was an ‘outlier,' legal expert says

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with attorney Lance Lorusso, who represents police officers, including the former officer who shot Rayshard Brooks, about the Derek Chauvin conviction.
April 20
VIDEO: Chauvin was an ‘outlier,' legal expert says
April 20

‘This is what accountability is all about’: Former NYPD chief of detectives

Former NYPD Chief of Detectives Bob Boyce and Denver Police Department veteran and co-founder of the Center for Policing Equity Dr. Tracie Keesee discuss the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict.
April 20
VIDEO: ‘This is what accountability is all about’: Former NYPD chief of detectives
April 20

Chauvin’s conviction provides ‘road map’ for other cases: Legal analyst

ABC News contributor Brian Buckmire discusses the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin and how it could impact future police use-of-force prosecutions.
April 20
VIDEO: Chauvin’s conviction provides ‘road map’ for other cases: Legal analyst
April 20

George Floyd's brother calls Chauvin verdict ‘wonderful’

Terrence Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, reacts to the guilty verdict on all three counts in the Derek Chauvin trial.
April 20
VIDEO: George Floyd's brother calls Chauvin verdict ‘wonderful’
April 20

LZ Granderson: ‘My prayer is that this becomes a trend’

ABC News contributor LZ Granderson reacts to the Derek Chauvin murder conviction and if this case represents progress toward police reform.
April 20
VIDEO: LZ Granderson: ‘My prayer is that this becomes a trend’
April 20

It took ‘perfect storm’ to get this verdict: Legal expert

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with civil rights attorney Channa Lloyd about the Derek Chauvin murder conviction and its potential impact on use-of-force cases going forward.
April 20
VIDEO: It took ‘perfect storm’ to get this verdict: Legal expert
April 20

Minneapolis council member: ‘Today justice has been served’

Minneapolis City Council member Jamal Osman reacts to the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.
April 20
VIDEO: Minneapolis council member: ‘Today justice has been served’
April 20

Sen. Tina Smith: ‘Where are we going to take this movement for social justice?’

Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith reacts to the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, and what comes next in getting progress on policing reform in Congress.
April 20
VIDEO: Sen. Tina Smith: ‘Where are we going to take this movement for social justice?’
April 20

Public reacts to Derek Chauvin verdict

People across the country reacted to Derek Chauvin, a former police officer, being convicted of murdering George Floyd.
April 20
People across the country reacted to Derek Chauvin, a former police officer, being convicted of murdering George Floyd.
April 20

Tues, Apr 20,2021

The nation reacts as former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is found guilty of the murder of George Floyd.
April 20
VIDEO: Tues, Apr 20,2021
April 20

Maryland officer charged with assault over 2020 traffic stop

An investigation found she was injured "while in custody and in handcuffs."
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Key moments from Derek Chauvin trial

The former Minneapolis police officer was charged with the murder of George Floyd after restraining him on May 25, 2020.
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The former Minneapolis police officer was charged with the murder of George Floyd after restraining him on May 25, 2020.
April 20

Universities provide mental health support to students during Derek Chauvin trial

Princeton, Syracuse and others are giving students mental health resources.
April 20
Princeton University, New Jersey
April 20

Here's how long Derek Chauvin could spend in prison

The former police officer faces up to 40 years in prison.
April 20
Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill speaks at during the verdict announcement in the trial of Derek Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, April 20 2021.
April 20

'He's in history': George Floyd's family reacts to Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

"I prayed and I hoped and I was speaking everything into existence."
April 20
Reverend Al Sharpton, Attorney Ben Crump and Philonise Floyd attend a news conference following the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, found guilty of the death of George Floyd, in Minneapolis, April 20, 2021.
April 20

George Floyd’s brother: ‘Today, we’re able to breathe again’

Philonise Floyd reacted to the guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
April 20
Philonise Floyd reacted to the guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
April 20

George Floyd’s family reacts to Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdicts

The Floyd family reacts to Derek Chauvin being found guilty on all counts.
April 20
VIDEO: George Floyd’s family reacts to Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdicts
April 20

On Location: April 20, 2021

Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
April 20
Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.
April 20

Ben Crump on Chauvin verdict: ‘Let’s lean into this moment’

The attorney for George Floyd’s family reacted to the guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
April 20
The attorney for George Floyd’s family reacted to the guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin.
April 20

Sunny Hostin on Derek Chauvin verdict: ‘This is what justice finally looks like’

ABC News legal analyst Sunny Hostin discusses what the guilty verdict means not only to the country, but to her.
April 20
VIDEO: Sunny Hostin on Derek Chauvin verdict: ‘This is what justice finally looks like’
April 20
In an aerial view, Bruce's Beach (C) is wedged between expensive real estate, April 19, 2021, in Manhattan Beach, Calif. The beachfront property was once a seaside resort owned by Charles and Willa Bruce, a Black couple, which catered to African Americans.
April 20

George Floyd's voice haunted Derek Chauvin murder trial

"Tell my kids I love them" were Floyd's final words.
April 20
Police officers attempt to remove George Floyd from a vehicle outside Cup Foods in Minneapolis, on May 25, 2020, in an image from police body cam video shown  during the trial of former police Officer Derek Chauvin in the case of Floyd's death, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, March 31, 2021.
April 20

Minnesota students walk out in protest

Students all over Minnesota said they walked out to speak up for racial injustice.
April 20
VIDEO: Minnesota students walk out in protest
April 20

Rep. Karen Bass on Chauvin trial

The California lawmaker discusses the Derek Chauvin trial and police reform.
April 20
VIDEO: Rep. Karen Bass on Chauvin trial
April 20

Chauvin found guilty in connection to George Floyd’s death

The jury deliberated for nearly 11 hours to reach a verdict in the trial of the former police officer.
April 20
The jury deliberated for nearly 11 hours to reach a verdict in the trial of the former police officer.
April 20

Suspect taken into custody after Long Island supermarket shooting

One person was killed and two others were injured after a gunman opened fire at a West Hempstead Stop & Shop.
April 20
One person was killed and two others were injured after a gunman opened fire at a West Hempstead Stop & Shop.
April 20

1 dead, 2 hurt in supermarket office shooting, employee apprehended: Police

A couple hundred shoppers were in the store at the time.
April 20
Law enforcement officers stand on the site of a shooting, at a Stop and Shop grocery store, in West Hempstead, N.Y., April 20, 2021.
April 20

ABC News Live Update: Johnson & Johnson vaccine faces another setback

Plus, a medical examiner says Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died of “natural causes” and ABC News’ Pierre Thomas sat down with AG Merrick Garland for his first interview since taking office.
April 20
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: Johnson & Johnson vaccine faces another setback
April 20

Nation braces for verdict in trial of Derek Chauvin

Marq Claxton from the Black Law Enforcement Alliance discussed the closing arguments in the Derek Chauvin trial and what the verdict could mean for police reform.
April 20
VIDEO: Nation braces for verdict in trial of Derek Chauvin
April 20

Republicans comment on Rep. Maxine Waters’ statement about Chauvin trial

Rep. Steve Scalise accused Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of "inciting violence" with her comments about protests in reaction to a potential Chauvin trial verdict.
April 20
Rep. Steve Scalise accused Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters of  "inciting violence" with her comments about protests in reaction to a potential Chauvin trial verdict.
April 20

ABC News Live Update: Jury deliberations underway in trial of Derek Chauvin

Plus, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is facing another setback, and new details regarding the death of Officer Brian Sicknick after the Capitol Siege.
April 20
VIDEO: ABC News Live Update: Jury deliberations underway in trial of Derek Chauvin
April 20

Johnson & Johnson vaccine setback

More cases of rare blood clots have been found in Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients. And the FDA has shut down a manufacturing plant in Baltimore where up to 15 million J&J doses were ruined.
April 20
VIDEO: Johnson & Johnson vaccine setback
April 20

Deliberations underway in trial of Derek Chauvin

During closing arguments the prosecution focused on the 9 minutes and 29 seconds that Chauvin had his knee on Floyd’s neck while the defense focused on Floyd’s drug use and health.
April 20
VIDEO: Deliberations underway in trial of Derek Chauvin
April 20

Nation on high alert during deliberations in trial of Derek Chauvin

Law enforcement is on high alert across the nation in anticipation of the verdict with 250 National Guard troops deployed to Washington, D.C,. and thousands of soldiers deployed in Minneapolis.
April 20
VIDEO: Nation on high alert during deliberations in trial of Derek Chauvin
April 20

Bracing for a verdict in trial of Derek Chauvin

During closing arguments, defense attorney Eric Nelson called for a mistrial after Rep. Maxine Waters told protesters to get “more confrontational” if Chauvin isn’t convicted.
April 20
VIDEO: Bracing for a verdict in trial of Derek Chauvin
April 20

Police departments across US brace for Derek Chauvin verdict

"We cannot allow civil unrest to descend into chaos," Minnesota's governor said.
April 20
A flag flies behind razor wire and fencing erected in preparation for the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, April 18, 2021, in Minneapolis.
April 20

Late season cold blast and snow moves East

There are 11 states on alert for late season snowfall from Colorado to New York.
April 20
There are 11 states on alert for late season snowfall from Colorado to New York.
April 20

Late season cold blast and snow moves East as record lows expected South

There are 11 states on alert for late season snowfall from Colorado to New York.
April 20
Cans of beer chill in snow knocked off the top of a food tent in the left-field corner of Coors Field before a baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and the New York Mets, Saturday, April 17, 2021, in Denver, the day after a spring snow storm.