Judge Dismisses Charge Against Former Cop in Floyd’s Death

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota judge has dismissed a third-degree murder charge filed against the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd's neck, but the more serious second-degree murder charge remains. Hennepin County Distri...
Photo of Phia Chia performing on a traditional Hmong instrument, the qeej

Hmong Celebrate New Year in Fresno Amid Tight Security

FRESNO — Thousands of people gathered Thursday in Fresno to celebrate the Hmong new year amid heightened security in the wake of a neighborhood shooting that killed four people. “This is a wish for 2019 to move away (with) all the evil." — Minnesota Sen. Fo...