Liveblog - Weekend Wrap up: April 18, 2021

It’s Sunday and the weekend has come to an end. Below are a few articles and events we might have missed but are worthy of discussion. And in case you missed the Sunday shows, we got you covered. Please feel free to add your own headlines we might have missed.

Biden Administration:

Voter Suppression/Voting Rights:

COVID-19 Updates:

The Sunday Shows:

White ISIS/MAGAts/Wing Nuts:

  • The Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol in January created a trove of self-incriminating evidence, thoroughly documenting their actions and words in videos and social media posts. Now some of the camera-toting people in the crowd are claiming they were only there to record history as journalists, not to join a deadly insurrection.

Gun Violence:

  • 3 dead, 2 wounded, manhunt underway after shooting rampage in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
  • 18-year-old from Ohio arrested with AK-47 in Times Square subway station, police say.
  • Gunman in Indianapolis FedEx shooting used two legally purchased assault rifles, police say
    • Of the 270 vehicles that started the grueling San Felipe 250 desert race on Saturday, only 187 completed the course and a modified version of the Lordstown-made Endurance was not one of the finishers.

Cops Behaving Badly:

Throughout Trial Over George Floyd’s Death, Killings by Police Mount

Since testimony in Derek Chauvin’s trial began on March 29, more than three people a day have died at the hands of law enforcement.

Other News:

  • A majority of Americans want to end lifetime appointments for U.S. Supreme Court justices, according to an Ipsos poll for Reuters, though less than half are in favor of other efforts to reform the judiciary.
  • The national opinion poll, conducted on Thursday and Friday, found that 63% of adults supported term or age limits for Supreme Court justices. Another 22% said they opposed any limits and the rest did not express an opinion.
  • Charlotte woman, who was oldest living American and had 125 great-grandchildren, has died.
  • An off-campus block party near The Ohio State University, known as Chitt Fest, turned destructive overnight.
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