☀ April 5: COVID-19 variant cases rise in kids, Chauvin trial continues and Disneyland’s pickle corndog

Good morning! It’s Monday, April 5, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣🧫 Cases of virus variant rise in children as some experts warn of potential surge


2️⃣🚨 Trial in Floyd’s death expected to turn to ex-cop’s training


3️⃣🚧 Biden will push through infrastructure plan if no Republican support, energy secretary says


4️⃣🎤 Prayer vigil planned for stricken rapper DMX


📱 [Trending] this morning

Disneyland’s fried pickle corndog with peanut butter perplexes the internet

On Wednesday, the Disney Parks Blog announced a new menu item available at the Disneyland Resort in California: a Panko-crusted corndog with a pickle inside. 

Courtesy: Disney Parks Blog

📅 What we’re watching

🔴  The murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will continue at 10:15 a.m. EST.

🔴 President Joe Biden will deliver remarks on the tradition of Easter at the White House at 1 p.m. EST.

🔴 Baylor is set to take on Gonzaga for the National Championship of the NCAA Tournament at 8:20 p.m. EST.

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