Six things to know – 2/25/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Hundreds of Kentucky college students plan to march for their education this morning in Frankfort. It is in opposition to Governor Matt Bevin’s proposed cuts to education during the next two years. The march is not supported by any university. The organizers say they hope it’s a peaceful protest.
Apple’s CEO Tim Cook says he’s prepared to take his dispute with the FBI over breaking the encryption on one of the San Bernardino shooter’s phone to the U.S. Supreme Court. He also said he would try to make his case directly to President Obama.
The flu vaccine is doing a better job of protecting us this year. Preliminary data suggests it is 59% effective, a big improvement from last winter when the vaccine was less than 20% effective.
Soldiers in Cuba are going door-to-door all across the island, filling houses with mosquito killing fog. This is the country’s latest effort to stop the spread of the Zika virus.
Nevada’s Republican Governor Brian Sandoval could be the next Supreme Court justice. However, Republicans in the Senate have said they will not hold confirmation hearings on whoever President Obama chooses as a nominee.
Republican presidential hopefuls are set to face-off in Houston, Texas tonight for the 10th time. Coming off his win in Nevada’s caucus Tuesday night, front-runner Donald Trump hopes to build on his momentum as Super Tuesday approaches.