Here are a few of the stories we are keeping an eye on: President Trump mentions drug hydroxychloroquine in fight against coronavirus, a fired Navy captain contracts the virus, and a man hosts driveway Bingo while in coronavirus lockdown. How have you been passing the time while social distancing?
WEB EXTRA: Defense Sec. Mark Esper Against Invoking The Insurrection ActDefense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday that he does not support invoking the Insurrection Act, which would allow the president to deploy the U.S. military if a governor or state legislature asks for help to settle unrest.
WEB EXTRA: Protesters Kneel Together At March For George FloydProtesters kneeled together for 30 seconds of silence at a march in honor of George Floyd in Houston, Texas Tuesday afternoon. His family was also there. Floyd was from Texas and his funeral is planned for June 8 in Houston.
WEB EXTRA: Peaceful Protest At Lincoln MemorialA peaceful protest was held at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. Protesters marched to the landmark and sat every nine blocks for nine minutes to represent the eight minutes and 46 seconds that George Floyd was held down by a Minnesota police officer. The protest ended before the 7 pm curfew.
WEB EXTRA: Roxie Washington Wants Justice For George FloydRoxie Washington, the mother of George Floyd's daughter Gianna, spoke at a press conference on Tuesday in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Roxie said George was a good man and that he deserves justice.
WEB EXTRA: National Guard Along Hollywood Walk of FameThe National Guard was spotted along the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday. The Guard has been deployed in California following protests and unrest after the death of George Floyd.
WEB EXTRA: Memorial For George Floyd in MinneapolisThere is a growing memorial for George Floyd at the scene in Minneapolis, MN where he was pinned down during an arrest on Memorial Day. Flowers and signs honor his life and call for peace, justice, and change.
WEB EXTRA: Alligator Attacked Teen On State's West CoastThe 14-year-old was taken to Tampa General Hospital.
Trending: Jay Z Newspaper Ad Dedicated To George FloydRapper Jay Z and Team Roc are the latest musicians to voice their feelings about the murder of George Floyd. The philanthropic branch of Roc Nation took out full page newspaper ads dedicated to Floyd.
Eye On The Day 6/3Here are a few of the stories we are keeping an eye on: Protests, mainly peaceful, continued in many cities yesterday, former Vice President Joe Biden inches closer to the Democratic nomination for President, and the Tiger King loses a court battle. Are you still following Joe Exotic’s story?
WEB EXTRA: National Guard Along The Hollywood Walk Of FameThe National Guard was spotted along the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday. The Guard has been deployed in California following protests and unrest after the death of George Floyd.
WEB EXTRA: Protest Held In Coral SpringsChopper 4 was over dozens of demonstrators in Coral Springs on Tuesday afternoon. They were there to protest the death of #GeorgeFloyd, who died while in police custody.
WEB EXTRA: Protest Held In Coral SpringsRaw video: Dozens gather in Coral Springs on Tuesday afternoon to join a nationwide protest following the death of George Floyd, a Minneapolis man who died while in police custody.
Trending: LL Cool JLL Cool J took to Instagram to speak about the nationwide protests and the police action against protestors.
Trending: Blackout TuesdayMusic executives are asking businesses to shutter normal operations on Tuesday in observance of the long-standing racism and inequality in the industry.
Eye On The Day 6/2Here are a few of the stories we are keeping an eye on: President Trump said he will deploy military to stop violent protests if necessary, in some places police show solidarity with peaceful protesters, and robots in Rwanda help fight COVID-19.
WEB EXTRA: Social Studies Teacher Ben Torrens Honored For Preventing Looting at Miami CVSMiami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez honored two peaceful protesters who prevented other protesters from breaking into a CVS drugstore in Downtown Miami on Sunday and possibly looting it.
WEB EXTRA: Going Back To Office After Working From Home During Coronavirus PandemicAre you looking forward to going back into the office after working from home during the coronavirus pandemic? You're not alone if you said yes, according to a new survey from the job website Glassdoor.
WEB EXTRA: Vatican Museums ReopenThe Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums reopened on June 1 after being closed for three months because of the coronavirus pandemic. According to museum employees, about 1,600 people reserved tickets ahead of the opening. Visitors had their temperatures checked and were required to wear a mask.
WEB EXTRA: Colosseum Lights Up in Italian Flag Colors Before ReopeningThe Colosseum in Rome had the colors of the Italian flag projected onto it Sunday, on the eve of its reopening. The Italian monument opened Monday after having been closed for three months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Strict social distancing guidelines are in place and visitors must book in advance.
WEB EXTRA: Protest Near the White House in Washington, D.C.Fires broke out and tear gas was in the air at a protest near the White House in Washington, D.C. Sunday night. Protests continued in cities across the country in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
WEB EXTRA: Police Officers Kneel With Protesters in Des Moines, IAProtesters in Des Moines, IA asked members of the police department to kneel with them in solidarity on Sunday. The officers did, for a full two minutes, according to the CBS station in Des Moines.
WEB EXTRA: Astronauts Behnken and Hurley Board International Space StationNASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley boarded the International Space Station Sunday. They joined fellow NASA astronaut/ISS commander Chris Cassidy, who arrived at the ISS in April, and two Russian cosmonauts.
WEB EXTRA: SpaceX Crew Dragon Docks With International Space StationThe SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley docked with the International Space Station Sunday at 10:16am ET. A bell rang to mark the arrival and ISS commander/NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy welcomed the crew saying, “Bob and Doug, glad to have you as part of the crew.”
WEB EXTRA: Officer Shoves Protester To GroundFort Lauderdale officer has been relieved of duty after video captured him shoving a kneeling protester to the ground on Saturday.