*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
Business Insider: 4 years after a man’s rushed execution, new tests find someone else’s DNA on the murder weapon [Ed. note: Executions by the state must cease, for our judicial system is fallible and executing far too many innocent people, as we learn after the fact!]
The Washington Post: GOP governors slash jobless aid to try to force more Americans to return to work
The New York Times: The Republican Party’s efforts to limit voting rights are making inroads. After Georgia, Florida and Texas governors signed bills limited voter access, Arizona, Michigan and Ohio are considering their own bills.
The Washington Post: Maryland governor grants posthumous pardons for 34 Black lynching victims
HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher: New Rule: Crypto Mania!
The Washington Post: It’s not a ‘labor shortage.’ It’s a great reassessment of work in America.
MSNBC’s Morning Joe: ‘You wanted to be just like him’: MLB’s oldest living Hall of Famer, Willie Mays turned 90 May 6 [Ed. note: Willie Mays captured the imagination of so many young Baby Boomers, like me!]
*** PANDEMIC NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
The Washington Post: Congress is finally investigating the lab accident covid-19 origin theory
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
The Wall Street Journal: Trump 2020 Election Lawsuits Lead to Requests to Discipline Lawyers
George Conway in The Washington Post: What Trump has to fear from Rudy Giuliani
Associated Press: Trump’s ‘Big Lie’ imperils Republicans who don’t embrace it