Midday News To Use: 11.6.2020

A Change is Gonna’ Come
The landscape of the US presidential election is shifting rapidly in the remaining undecided states. Former Vice President Joe Biden has pulled ahead in Georgia, a shocking development in a traditionally Republican stronghold. He’s also overtaken President Trump in Pennsylvania, where tens of thousands of votes remain to be counted. While the President leads in North Carolina, Vice President Biden leads in Las Vegas and Arizona.
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Keep in Mind
While our eyes were on the election count yesterday, the US reported more than 121,000 new coronavirus cases yesterday, which is an all-time high. (The previous all-time high was, well, the day before.) The country is rapidly approaching 10 million cumulative cases and 235,000 total deaths. We are losing 1,000 souls a day to the virus the CDC says we could lose another 31,000 within the next 2 weeks alone.
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To Be or Not To Be
Now tropical depression ETA is making its way to the south of Florida. Then expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico and become a Hurricane again. Meanwhile, an early winter storm will blast the West this weekend, which is great news for fire-ravaged areas. It’s not so great for everyone else, who will have to deal with a lot of rain and snow.
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Where it all Started…this year
“Trying these officers together will give the jury a complete picture of what happened on the day that George was murdered.” That is a statement from the family of George Floyd, praising the recent decision by a Minneapolis judge to try all four former city police officers charged in Floyd’s death at the same time. Cameras will be allowed in the courtroom.
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“Khaki” Kornacki.
Some Americans that are tracking the election results are doing it on MSNBC. There they have come across a man that the internet is fascinated with. It seems that want to know where he gets his pants. It turns out they are from the Gap. Now they affectionately call him Steve “Khaki” Kornacki. Viewers have been assured that he has several pair of the same pants and when he is not on screen he is in his recharging pod.
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