5 things to know today - that aren't about the virus
Your daily look at nonvirus stories in the news:
1. VIDEO SURFACES OF POLICE CONFRONTATION WITH ARBERY A video from 2017 shows police in Georgia attempting to search Ahmaud Arbery’s parked car, and when he refuses to let them and begins to walk back to the vehicle, an officer tries to tase him.
2. STORM SWIRLS OVER BAY OF BENGAL A powerful cyclone is moving toward India and Bangladesh as authorities try to evacuate millions of people from the storm’s path. Forecasters warn of extensive damage from high winds, heavy rainfall and tidal waves.
3. BIDEN HIRES FORMER KAMALA HARRIS AIDE The granddaughter of civil rights leader César Chávez is joining Joe Biden’s campaign to help with Latino outreach.
4. EX-WWE PERFORMER DISAPPEARS IN RIP CURRENT Shad Gaspard, a former World Wrestling Entertainment pro, is still missing after being swept out to sea in Southern California last weekend while he was swimming with his son.
5. TITANIC RULING A federal judge in Virginia rules that a salvage firm can retrieve the Marconi wireless telegraph machine that broadcast distress calls from the sinking Titanic ocean liner.
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