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    Friday, April 16, 2021

    Friday, April 16, 2021

    The release bodycam footage of the fatal police shooting of a 13 year old in Chicago sparks protests. The prosecution and the defense will present their closing arguments to the jury in the murder trial of former officer Derek Chauvin. And, the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan could leave the country vulnerable to becoming a safe haven for terrorist groups.

    • 14 min
    Thursday, April 15, 2021

    Thursday, April 15, 2021

    While protest continue for the fourth night in Minneapolis, the white police officer who shot and killed 20-year old Daunte Wright is out on bond after being charged with second degree manslaughter. There are reports President Biden will announce new sanctions on Russia and the expulsion of diplomats in response to hacking and election interference. And, Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton will testify before Congress about the failures leading up to the January 6th insurrection.

    • 13 min
    Wednesday, April 14, 2021

    Wednesday, 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.

    • 13 min
    Tuesday, April 13, 2021

    Tuesday, 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.

    • 13 min
    Monday, April 12, 2021

    Monday, 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.

    • 13 min
    Saturday, April 10, 2021

    Saturday, 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.

    • 13 min

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