Protester Jonathan Brown stands outside a courthouse as a jury inside deliberates on the case of William Porter, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Police driver acquitted in Freddie Gray case

25-year-old Freddie Gray was fatally injured after officers bound his hands and feet and Officer Caesar Goodson left him unprotected by a seat belt that prosecutors say would have kept him from slamming into the van’s metal walls.

In this frame grab taken from AP video Georgia Rep. John Lewis leads more than 200 Democrats in demanding a vote on measures to expand background checks and block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists in the aftermath of last week's massacre in Orlando, Florida, that killed 49 people in a gay nightclub.  Rebellious Democrats shut down the House's legislative work on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until they secured a vote on gun control measures before lawmakers' weeklong break.  (AP Photo)

House Dems, Republicans nearly come to blows during sit-in for gun control

More than 30 Democratic lawmakers, led by Rep. John Lewis (R-Ga.), seized the House floor today just before afternoon recess, demanding a vote on gun control legislation in the wake of mass shooting in Orlando, Fla. After C-SPAN feeds were cut, leaders took to social media to share the proceedings and their positions the issue at hand.