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