The New Paper

April 16, 2021

The New Paper Weekly Recap: US

  • The House Ethics Committee announced investigations into Representatives Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Tom Reed (R-NY) (4/12)
  • The FDA and CDC recommended pausing the use of J&J's vaccine (4/13)
  • New Mexico approved legislation legalizing recreational marijuana (4/13)
  • The Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police chief and the officer who shot Daunte Wright on Sunday resigned (4/14)
  • Hundreds of corporations, executives, and celebrities signed a statement opposing legislation preventing equal and fair opportunities to vote (4/15)
  • Kim Potter, the officer who shot Daunte Wright in Minnesota on Sunday, was arrested and charged with second-degree manslaughter yesterday (4/15)
  • Bernie Madoff died in prison at the age of 82 (4/15)
  • A gunman killed 8 people and wounded several others in Indianapolis (4/16)
  • Chicago officials released bodycam footage showing a police officer shooting a 13-year-old boy in March (4/16)
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