Headlines for April 16, 2021

Eight Killed After Gunman Opens Fire at Indianapolis FedEx Warehouse13-Year-Old Adam Toledo Had Hands Up When He Was Shot Dead by Chicago OfficerFamily of Daunte Wright Demands More Serious Charges for Officer Who Fired Fatal ShotDerek Chauvin, Accused of Murdering George Floyd, Declines to Testify in His Own DefenseCourt Vindicates Buffalo Cop Fired for Stopping a Fellow Officer from Choking Handcuffed ManDr. Fauci Shuts Down Rep. Jim Jordan in Heated Exchange over Public Health MeasuresPfizer Says COVID-19 Booster Vaccines Likely Needed Within a YearIndia Reports Record 217,000 New Cases as Millions Gather for World's Largest PilgrimageBrazilian Senate Probes Bolsonaro's Pandemic Response as Daily Death Toll Remains World's WorstAid…

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Headlines for April 15, 2021

Biden Vows to Pull Combat Troops from Afghanistan by 20th Anniversary of 9/11 AttacksMinnesota Police Officer Kimberly Potter Charged with Manslaughter for Shooting Daunte WrightWitness for Derek Chauvin's Defense Claims George Floyd Died of Heart Disease, Drugs and Car FumesExpert Witness for Derek Chauvin's Defense Sued over Black Teen's Death at Hands of Maryland PoliceNew York Police Deploy Advanced Surveillance Robot in Public Housing ComplexBoston Cop Allowed to Stay on the Force for 20+ Years After Child Sexual Abuse ComplaintMaryland State Trooper Shoots Dead 16-Year-Old with Airsoft Pellet GunGun Control Advocates Call for Action as Memorial Unveiled; VA Blocks Measure Limiting Gun PossessionCDC Delays Decision on Resuming J&J…

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Headlines for April 14, 2021

Biden Announces U.S. Will Withdraw Its Troops from Afghanistan by September 11Protests Continue After Police Killing of Daunte Wright as His Family Demands JusticeDerek Chauvin Murder Trial Continues with Defense Calling Its First WitnessesIran Ramps Up Uranium Enrichment Following Natanz Attack and Amid Talks on 2015 Nuclear DealWhite House Moves Forward with $23 Billion Weapons Sale to UAERussian Troops Amass on Eastern Border as U.S. and NATO Pledge Support for UkraineU.S. Sends Unofficial Delegation to Taiwan as China Warns Against Foreign InterventionBurkina Faso to Try Ex-President Blaise Compaoré for Murder of Iconic Leader Thomas SankaraFacebook Allowed Honduran Pres. Juan Orlando Hernández to Use Fake Accounts to Appear More…

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Headlines for April 13, 2021

Brooklyn Center Police Chief Claims Officer Mistook Gun for Taser in Killing of Daunte WrightProsecution Rests Case in Murder Trial of Minneapolis Ex-Cop Derek ChauvinU.S. to Pause Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Amid Reports of Rare Blood ClotsWHO Warns of Exponential Rise in COVID-19 CasesCOVID-19 Cases Surge in the Philippines as Duterte Appears in Public for First Time in Two WeeksEuropean Union Officials Consider Use of Russian COVID-19 VaccineBiden Admin Strikes Deals with Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to Further Militarize BordersAs Volcano Erupts, Only Vaccinated Residents of St. Vincent Allowed to Evacuate on Cruise ShipsJapan to Release 1 Million Metric Tons of Radioactive Water into Pacific…

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Headlines for April 12, 2021

Protesters Take to Minneapolis Streets After Police Kill 20-Year-Old Black Man Daunte WrightMedical Examiner Reaffirms George Floyd Homicide Ruling, Caused by Derek Chauvin's RestraintBlack Army Lt. Sues After Virginia Police Attack, Pepper-Spray Him in Face Without ProvocationMaryland Passes Sweeping Police ReformsAlabama Amazon Warehouse Organizers Lose Union Vote But Plan Legal ChallengeIndia Has World's 2nd-Highest COVID Caseload; WHO Blasts Vast Global Vaccine InequalityMichigan Remains Major COVID Hot Spot But Refrains from Imposing New Lockdown Death Toll Mounts in Burma as Military Fires on Demonstration, Killing Over 80 PeopleIran Accuses Israel of "Nuclear Terrorism" over Sabotage at Natanz Nuclear PlantConservative Ex-Banker Defeats Leftist Economist in Ecuadorian Presidential ElectionPeru Appears Headed…

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Headlines for April 9, 2021

Medical Expert Testifies George Floyd Died from Lack of Oxygen, Not FentanylEx-NFL Player with History of Concussions Kills 5 Before Turning Gun on HimselfPresident Biden Cracks Down on "Ghost Guns" and Calls on Congress to Ban Assault RiflesJohnson & Johnson to Slash Deliveries of COVID-19 Vaccine After Factory ErrorPakistani PM Condemned as "Rape Apologist" After Blaming Sex Assaults on How Women DressUnionists Riot in Belfast as Brexit Stokes Northern Ireland Divisions Britain's Prince Philip Has Died at Age 99Allegations of Abuse, Sexual Assault in Texas Migrant Facility for Unaccompanied ChildrenTexas GOP Official Called for "Army" of Poll Watchers to Deploy in Communities of ColorNew Mexico Bans Qualified Immunity for…

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Headlines for April 8, 2021

Global Coronavirus Cases Surge, With Record Daily Infections in India, Turkey and IranBrazil's President Rejects Nationwide Lockdown Despite Record COVID-19 Death TollCountries Cut Back on AstraZeneca Vaccinations After Reports of Rare Blood ClotsU.S. COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations Rise, Driven by Young PeopleGaza Strip Locks Down Amid COVID Surge and Vaccine Shortage as Cases Plummet in IsraelU.S. Restores Financial Aid to U.N. Relief Agency for PalestineBiden Names Gun Control Advocate to Lead Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ExplosivesSen. Joe Manchin Doubles Down on Opposition to Weakening FilibusterExpert Witness Says Derek Chauvin Used Excessive Force Against George FloydTrump Campaign Refunds Donations After Misleading Supporters into Recurring PaymentsGA State Rep.…

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Headlines for April 07, 2021

President Biden has moved up the deadline for states to make the COVID-19 vaccine available to all adults by April 19, instead of May 1. This comes as daily cases are on the rise and new variants continue to spread, including the U.K. variant, which has now been reported in every state and could account for 70% of cases in Michigan, which is seeing a major surge. The U.S. has now delivered over 168 million vaccine doses, the highest number in the world. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization says richer countries must urgently combat vast global vaccine inequities. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: “Scaling up production and equitable distribution remains…

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Headlines for April 6, 2021

Minneapolis Police Chief Condemns Derek Chauvin's Use of Force on George FloydMontana Governor Who Ended Mask Mandate in February Tests Positive for Coronavirus38,000 Texas Rangers Fans Pack Home Opener, Widely Flouting Mask RequirementFlorida Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility to 16+ as Racial Disparities in Vaccinations PersistSaudi Arabia to Reopen Mecca Holy Site to "Immunized" PilgrimsHaiti Has Yet to Receive a Single Vaccine Dose for Its 11 Million PeopleBiden Administration Lifts Trump-Era Sanctions on International Criminal Court OfficialsBenjamin Netanyahu Gets First Shot at Forming New Israeli Government as Corruption Trial OpensSen. Manchin Won't Back White House Bid to Partially Roll Back Trump-Era Corporate Tax BreaksArkansas GOP Gov. Asa Hutchinson Vetoes…

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Headlines for April 5, 2021

India Hits 100,000 Daily COVID Cases; More Nations Enter Lockdown; Pope Calls for Vaccine EqualityU.S. Vaccinations Pick Up Speed, But Health Experts Say Country Is Still at Risk for New WaveU.S. Capitol Police Officer Killed After Man Rams Car into Security CheckpointVeteran Minneapolis Police Officer Calls Chauvin Kneeling on Floyd's Neck "Totally Unnecessary"U.S. and Iran Holding Talks Via Nuclear Deal Signatories in Attempt to Revive 2015 AccordJordan Arrests Ex-Crown Prince, Other Top Figures Accused of Plotting Coup Against KingDemonstrations Continue Against New U.K. Bill That Would Empower Police to Suppress ProtestsFive Civilians Killed in Mogadishu Suicide Bombing22 Indian Police Officers Killed After Battle with Maoist FightersMassive Flooding Kills…

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