Six things to know – 2/19/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Pope Francis says he is willing to relax the Catholic church’s stance on birth control to stop the spread of the Zika virus. Flying home from Mexico, the Pope said that "avoiding pregnancy is not an absolute evil."
Cliven Bundy will be extradited back home to Nevada. Bundy faces charges of conspiracy related to an armed standoff near his ranch in Nevada two years ago. Bundy was arrested when he flew to support his sons in a separate standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge.
A Texas judge is expected to decided if this teen should be tried as an adult. Ethan Couch was placed on probation in 2013 after killing four people during a drunk driving crash. Couch and his mom took off to Mexico last year after the 18-year-old allegedly violated his probation.
Kentucky State Police are still searching for Lostia Shreves. Troopers say she escaped from the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex near Eddyville Wednesday night. If you see her, call Kentucky State Police.
More than 1 million Walmart workers will get a raise tomorrow. The company is increasing its minimum wage of most of its hourly workers to $10 an hour. Walmart will spend $1.5 billion to pay for the pay raises.
It’s big weekend for the presidential candidates with two nominating contests in two states on Saturday. Donald Trump is leading the polls in South Carolina while Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are neck and neck in Nevada.