Despite a federal judge sentencing a former S.C. police officer for shooting and killing an unarmed man, convictions are still rare for police.
The NFL has only made players take the field for the national anthem since 2009, and The Washington Post reports that policy could soon be overturned.
Tommie Smith and John Carlos made history in October 1968 with their iconic bowed heads and raised fists during the national anthem.
Owners and player representatives called a Tuesday meeting "productive" but didn't announce any new policies.
A spokesperson for the league said there's no mandate in the works and that the NFL is trying to move "from protest to progress."
The six officers faced state-level charges in the case; three were acquitted, and charges against the other three were dropped.
Illinois sued Chicago over reforming the city's often-maligned police department and called for independent oversight of the overhaul.
Myanmar officials have rejected a United Nations report that alleged security forces committed "crimes against humanity" against the Rohingya people.
Ferguson, Missouri, will settle the lawsuit over Michael Brown's shooting death for $1.5 million and will pay the court fees for Brown's family.
Roughly 2,000 protesters marched in St. Paul, Minnesota, after the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile was acquitted.
Officer Timothy Loehmann, who killed the 12-year-old in 2014, was fired for lying on his application.
The U.S. Justice Department reportedly won't bring federal charges against the two police officers who shot and killed Alton Sterling.