Archive for May 9th, 2021

Megan Rohrer Elected As 1st Openly Transgender Bishop In U.S. Lutheran Church

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 09 2021, 9:00 PM

Rohrer, a pastor in San Francisco, will serve as bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Sierra Pacific synod, which includes congregations across Northern California and Nevada.

An Extended Pipeline Shutdown Could Impact Gas Prices In Southeast U.S.

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 09 2021, 6:40 PM

Colonial Pipeline has not set a timetable for restoring full service. If the shutdown continues several days, it could affect gas prices in the Southeast, experts say.

Maryland Governor Grants Posthumous Pardons To 34 Black Lynching Victims

US & World | | May 09 2021, 6:20 PM

Maryland is the first state to issue a comprehensive set of pardons to the victims of lynching. Across the U.S., more than 4,000 Black people were lynched in acts of racial terror.

7 Dead Including Gunman In Colorado Birthday Party Shooting

US & World | | May 09 2021, 4:40 PM

Police on Sunday hadn't released the identities of the shooter or victims. Children at the Colorado Springs attack weren't hurt and were placed with relatives.

'An Extraordinary Discovery': Archeologists Find Neanderthal Remains In Cave Near Rome

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 09 2021, 1:00 PM

Archeologists unearthed the remains of nine Neanderthals, dating from 50,000 to 100,000 years ago, in a discovery the Italian culture minister said will be "the talk of the world."

Kentucky Derby Winner Fails Drug Test, Renewing Scrutiny For Trainer Bob Baffert

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 09 2021, 12:20 PM

Medina Spirit, the horse that won the Kentucky Derby earlier this month, has failed a drug test. It's the latest drug test failure for trainer Bob Baffert's horses. He denies any wrongdoing.

Clashes Between Palestinians, Israeli Police In Jerusalem Leave Many Injured

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 09 2021, 11:40 AM

Around 100 Palestinians were injured as protesters and Israeli police clashed in the latest of several nights of violence over possible evictions of Palestinians from land claimed by Jewish settlers.

Elon Musk Hosts SNL

https://scpr.org/archive | | May 09 2021, 5:00 AM

Tesla CEO Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend, alongside musical guest Miley Cyrus — how did he do?

China Says Most Rocket Debris Burned Up During Reentry

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 09 2021, 1:00 AM

China's official Xinhua News Agency said the rocket's reentry occurred at 7:24 p.m. local time Saturday above the Maldives in the Indian Ocean.

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