Six things – 4/28/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Police are investigating whether prescription opioids played a part in pop star Prince’s death. They found the medication on Prince’s body and in his Minneapolis home. Police say they need the results of a toxicology report to be sure.
More tornadoes were reported in the midwest. The National Weather Service confirms three hit in central Illinois, at least one in Texas, Iowa, and one in eastern Missouri.
An airstrike by the Syrian government on a hospital killed at least 20 people, including a child and three medical personnel. The strike was meant for a rebel compound nearby.
Bernie Sanders is scaling back his campaign. A spokesperson for Sanders says he is cutting down his staff of more than 1,000 workers to no more than 350. This comes after Sanders lost all but one of the five primaries on Tuesday.
Ted Cruz says if he wins the Republican nomination he will run with Carly Fiorina as his Vice President pick. He made that announcement at a rally in Indianapolis. Fiorina is a former Republican candidate herself.
The Olympic flame is on its way to Rio. The torch was lit by officials in Athens, Greece overnight. The Rio Olympic games start on August 5.