Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Yemen's blind nine-year-old war-zone school teacher
BBC, 02 Mar 2021
In Taiz, Yemen, hundreds of children arrive for lessons each day in the ruins of a school near front-line fighting between the government and Houthi rebels.
Ahmed, a nine-year-old boy who has been blind since birth, steps in to teach classes when the teachers can't make it.
One in every five Yemeni schools is out of use, according to Unicef. But at this one, teachers decided to open it despite the damage, so that education could continue.
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Minnesota In State Of Emergency As Verdict Reached In Trial Of Derek Chauvin | NBC News
NBC, 21 Apr 2021
Minnesota governor declared a state of emergency as a the jury reached a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial on George Floyd’s death.
Rand Paul breaks down the 'financial drain' of the Green New Deal
FOX, 21 Apr 2021
Senator Rand Paul discusses the reintroduction of the Green New Deal and Rep. Maxine Waters' comments encouraging protests.
Gun enthusiasts at Brazil shooting range react to judge halting relaxed gun laws
AFP, 21 Apr 2021
People at a shooting range in Atibaia, Brazil react to Justice Rosa Weber's decision to suspend parts of President Bolsonaro's decrees to relax gun laws.
PayPal's Venmo launches crypto buying and selling
Reuters, 21 Apr 2021
Venmo, the peer-to-peer payment service owned by PayPal Holdings, said on Tuesday it has started allowing users to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies on its app, a step that co...
Anxious residents await Chauvin trial verdict
AP, 21 Apr 2021
People are anxious as the nation awaits a verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin.
US upgrades Canada to "do not travel" status amid soaring COVID-19 numbers
CA, 21 Apr 2021
The U.S. State Department on Tuesday upgraded Canada to “do not travel” status amid rising COVID-19 cases in the country.
Could changing our diets save the planet? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 21 Apr 2021
In his new book “Animal, Vegetable, Junk” author and journalist
EU gives go ahead to Johnson & Johnson vaccine
DW, 21 Apr 2021
The EU's medical regulator has given a green light to the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine despite a 'possible link' to rare blood clots.
CBS News poll finds 4 in 5 Americans want U.S. to take part in climate efforts
CBS, 21 Apr 2021
A new CBS News poll finds that just under half of Americans think the U.S. should take the lead on international climate efforts, but more than half think there needs to be acti...
How Joe Biden's $2tn infrastructure plan ranks in US history
BBC, 21 Apr 2021
US President Joe Biden has set out a a $2tn (£1.4tn) plan that would mark the largest federal investment in infrastructure "in a generation".
The KKK: Its history and lasting legacy
CNN, 21 Apr 2021
Since Christmas Eve in 1865, membership in the Ku Klux Klan ignited and multiplied three separate times, in each instance enacting brutal violence and terror -- but the Klan's p...
Erin Brockovich: Climate change should be our number one priority
Sky, 20 Apr 2021
In an exclusive interview environmental activist Erin Brockovich, whose successful lawsuit against the Pacific Gas & Electric Company was turned into a Hollywood hit starring Ju...
Hate & Division | Anger turns to threats towards witness for officer in Floyd case
RT, 20 Apr 2021
The deaths of Floyd and other black have stirred hatred and sparking
Covid: Should the Indian variant be a cause for concern as India is added to UK red list?
ITV, 20 Apr 2021
A variant of Covid-19 in India had led to a surge in cases in the country, prompting the UK to add the country to its red list of travel destinations.
Chad's President Deby has died of injuries suffered on frontline, says army spokesman
FRANCE24, 20 Apr 2021
#Chad's President Idriss #Deby has died while visiting troops on the front line of a fight against northern rebels, an army spokesman said on Tuesday, the day after Deby was dec...
Ex-IMF deputy: China has to carefully manage U.S.'s boom-bust cycle
CGTN, 20 Apr 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-04-20/Ex-IMF-deputy-China-has-to-carefully-manage-U-S-boom-bust-cycle-ZCmAy20aRy/index.html Zhu Min, former deputy managing director of...
ESL is 'losing track of what football is about' says Gavin Williamson
Telegraph, 20 Apr 2021
The UK Government has been unequivocal in its opposition to the European Super League.
WATCH LIVE: Latest coronavirus update from Hong Kong
SCMP, 20 Apr 2021
Officials from Hong Kong's Department of Health and Hospital Authority are holding a press briefing on the latest situation related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Warnock, Abrams Advocate For National Voting Rights Legislation After Georgia Voting Law | NBC News
NBC, 21 Apr 2021
Senator Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams spoke at a Senate hearing where they both advocated for national voting legislation in r...
Tomi Lahren: When will CNN get outraged over left-wing riots?
FOX, 21 Apr 2021
Fox News ‘Outnumbered’ panel weighs in on CNN anchor Chris Cuomo doubling down on police killing remarks.