President Donald Trump got his football wish: The Big 10 college football conference will begin playing in late October. Trump had been pushing for the league, which has schools in Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin among others, to start playing and had talks with the league. The league had previously announced a suspension of its schedule. [Source]
The police killing of George Floyd has resonated around the world. In London — some 4,000 miles from where Floyd died in Minnesota — thousands of protesters gathered on Wednesday to show solidarity with mourning Americans.
The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump begins in earnest in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, after he was formally charged by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives on Dec. 18 with "high crimes and misdemeanors."