News this week: Amazon, heat wave, China, George Floyd, Eurovision

A Connecticut man has a court hearing Monday after he was charged with manslaughter in his wife’s death. Tahj Hutchinson’s cellular data on the day of his wife’s killing helped lead to his arrest, investigators said. The body of his wife, Jessica Edwards, 30, was found in East Hartford.


President Joe Biden will host the family of George Floyd at the White House on Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of his death at the hands of police. In June, Biden also met the family after he traveled to Houston to offer condolences ahead of Floyd’s funeral. 

The Daytime Emmy Awards nominees will be announced Tuesday — about a month before the virtual ceremony on CBS. The awards recognize television programming aired between 2 a.m. to 6 p.m., and will remain virtual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

The “flower” supermoon will grace the sky Wednesday, and will be the closest moon to Earth this year. May’s supermoon will also be the first total lunar eclipse since January 2019. It’s called the “flower” moon because it’s when flowers blossom across North America. 

McDonald’s is teaming up with K-pop band BTS for its next celeb meal. The BTS meal features two new dipping sauces, and goes on sale Wednesday in the US, Canada and Brazil. If you see tweens rummaging through McDonald’s trash collecting BTS meal paper bags, you’ll know why.

Source: CNN – US News

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