Defense: Chauvin actions 'reasonable' in situation Defense: Chauvin actions 'reasonable' in situation

Closing arguments took place at Derek Chauvin's murder trial Monday. Defense attorney Eric Nelson argued that Chauvin acted reasonably under the circumstances and that Floyd died of underlying heart disease and illegal drug use. (Apr. 19)      

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Andra Day is 'overjoyed' by Oscar nomination Andra Day is 'overjoyed' by Oscar nomination

Andra Day says she had no plans to pursue acting at this point in her life and she "did not want to do this movie." But the actor/recording artist says she's "overjoyed" and "grateful" to receive an Oscar nomination for her lead performance in "The United States vs. Billie Holiday." (April 19)      

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NFL Mock Draft 6.0: Cowboys trade up for a top TE NFL Mock Draft 6.0: Cowboys trade up for a top TE

Sports Pulse: With the NFL draft coming up here are our predictions in our 6th mock draft of the year. See who the Cowboys couldn't resist trading up for.      

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Prosecutor's rebuttal: Chauvin's heart too small Prosecutor's rebuttal: Chauvin's heart too small

During closing arguments in the Derek Chauvin trial a prosecutor rejected the theory that Floyd died because of an enlarged heart: "The truth of the matter is that the reason George Floyd is dead is because Mr. Chauvin's heart was too small." (April 19)      

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Former Vice President Walter Mondale dies at 93 Former Vice President Walter Mondale dies at 93

Former US Vice President Walter F. Mondale died Monday. He was 93. Mondale lost the 1984 presidential election to Ronald Reagan, 525 electoral votes to 13, after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won. (April 20)      

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'Husavik' saved me during a breakup last summer. Why the parody ballad from 'Eurovision' deserves an Oscar 'Husavik' saved me during a breakup last summer. Why the parody ballad from 'Eurovision' deserves an Oscar

Despite the silliness of the film surrounding it, the song "Husavik" from "Eurovision" should win the Oscar. Something about it struck me to my core.       

today, 13:30
Rams turn 9,000-square-foot Malibu mansion into NFL draft headquarters Rams turn 9,000-square-foot Malibu mansion into NFL draft headquarters

The Rams converted a massive 9,000-square-foot Malibu mansion into their draft pad, with an infinity pool and views of the Pacific Ocean.       

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How do NFL talent evaluators assess Justin Fields? How do NFL talent evaluators assess Justin Fields?

USA TODAY Sports' Mike Jones breaks down what coaches and executives around the NFL are saying about draft prospect Justin Fields.       

today, 18:03
Lawmakers debate Waters' comments on Chauvin trial Lawmakers debate Waters' comments on Chauvin trial

Democrats rallied to defend Rep. Maxine Waters as a Civil Rights leader as they called for calm while the jury in the Derek Chauvin trial deliberates. Republicans says Waters made incendiary comments over the weekend. (April 20)      

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Omar asks for just policing in wake of Wright's death Omar asks for just policing in wake of Wright's death

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar joined Brooklyn Center, Minnesota Mayor Mike Elliot and local leaders Tuesday to demand a more just policing system that protects and serves all following the shooting death of Daunte Wright. (April 20)      

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