☀ April 19: Chauvin closing arguments, a manhunt in Texas and a first on Mars

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Monday, April 19, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣🚨 Chauvin trial: Closing arguments begin Monday

In this image from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, discusses motions before the court as defendant, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, right, and Nelson’s assistant Amy Voss, back, listen, Monday, April 12, 2021, as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over the trial of Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. (Court TV, via AP, Pool)

2️⃣💉 All U.S. adults should be eligible for vaccines Monday, according to Biden’s deadline

In this April 7, 2021, photo provided by Neighborhood Health, Dr. Pete Cathcart vaccinates Deng Autiak in Nashville. With vaccine supplies increasing in the U.S., the shots are finally reaching thousands of Americans who are homeless. In Nashville, many organizations have set a goal of bringing vaccine to everyone experiencing homelessness by Memorial Day. (Jeremy McCraw/Neighborhood Health via AP)

3️⃣🚨 Police: Suspect on the run in fatal shooting of 3 in Texas


4️⃣💵 High court takes up case on virus relief funding for tribes


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NASA’s Mars helicopter has achieved the first powered, controlled flight on another planet

NASA scored a 21st-century Wright Brothers moment on Monday as sent a miniature helicopter buzzing over the surface of Mars in what was the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet.

FILE – This illustration made available by NASA depicts the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars which was attached to the bottom of the Perseverance rover, background left. It will be the first aircraft to attempt controlled flight on another planet. (NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 The White House COVID-19 response team will give an update at 10:30 a.m. ET.

🔴 The Supreme Court will hear a case about whether Alaskan tribes are eligible for COVID-19 relief money and a case about immigrants obtaining lawful-permanent resident status.

🔴 Closing arguments and jury deliberation begin in the Derek Chauvin trial.

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