April 14, 2021
Derek Chauvin's lawyers continue to make their case today after a third night of unrest in Minneapolis following the killing of Daunte Wright. President Biden is expected to announce US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by September 11, ending the America's longest war. And, Top health officials from the CDC and FDA are recommending states temporarily halt the use of the single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
April 13, 2021
More protests in Minneapolis as details emerge about the killing of yet another black man by a police officer. Iran is promising revenge for an explosion at one of it's largest nuclear facilities, threatening the future of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as talks resume. And, Russia is building up its military presence along the Ukrainian border stoking fears of another invasion.
April 12, 2021
There is fresh outrage over the killing of another black man in a suburb of Minneapolis just miles from the courtroom where former officer Derek Chauvin is on trial for the murder of George Floyd. There are vaccine shortages in some states where cases are rising. And, the Biden administration is holding a summit today to address the shortage of semi-conductors, a crucial supply chain issue.
April 10, 2021
Concerns about the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine have countries reconsidering its use. In Alabama, Amazon warehouse workers voted against unionizing. The medical examiner testified this week about ruling George Floyd's death a homicide.
April 9, 2021
The murder trial of former officer Derek Chauvin is closing out it's second week as the prosecution calls on more medical experts to point to Chauvin's use of force as the cause of George Floyd's death. Northern Ireland is seeing a new wave of violence following nearly a week of nightly clashes with police. And, lawmakers in Colorado are reluctant to pass stricter gun measures following the mass shooting that killed ten people.
April 8, 2021
President Joe Biden is following through on a campaign promise to implement common sense gun laws. He is expected to introduce regulations for certain types of firearms and accessories. COVID-19 deaths are surging in Brazil, yet President Jair Bolsonaro refuses to lockdown the country. And, Derek Chauvin's defense is trying to make the case that George Floyd's death had less to do with use of force and more to do with his opioid addiction and underlying health concerns.