Gov. Burgum COVID-19 Briefing

Thu Apr 09 00:05:37 PDT 2020

Gov. Burgum COVID-19 Briefing



NBC News Headlines

Peace versus chaos on the streets: Protesters grapple with how to convey their message

“I’ve been trying to hold people together,” a protest organizer said, “but it’s difficult when rubber bullets and tear gas get used whether we’re peaceful or not."

NASA astronauts dock at space station after historic SpaceX launch

SpaceX’s Dragon Capsule successfully docked at the International Space Station 19 hours after the Falcon 9 rocket took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley.

Protests leave little space for social distancing as coronavirus rages on

As America continues to battle COVID-19, health officials worry protests could cause another spike in cases, especially because the virus has already impacted people of color at higher rates.

Trump wants to designate antifa a terrorist organization

As nationwide protests continue, President Trump assigned blame to the militant anti-fascist movement, but federal law does not allow U.S. organizations to be classified as terror groups.

Minnesota National Guard and police clash with protesters

Local and state police and 4,000 members of the National Guard attempted to quell days of escalating protests with tear gas, pepper spray and more. Calls are growing for the other fired officers to be charged in George Floyd’s death.