Chauvin found guilty as nation exhales

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty Tuesday on all three charges he faced for the murder of George Floyd, capping a trial that captivated the nation nearly a year after Floyd’s death set off a reckoning over racial injustice and police brutality.

Cheers greeted the verdict in Minneapolis outside the courtroom, while Black lawmakers in the House were photographed embracing in the halls of Congress after the news.