Two young men wearing hoods and carrying guns, knives and crossbows opened fire at a school in southern Brazil killing eight people before taking their own lives. (March 13)
With temperature checks and disinfected desks, most students are back in their classrooms in South Africa.
Schools around the country were first shut down in March.
Now, officials says health and hygiene measures are in place.
The goal is to keep educators and students safe. In this episode of "In The Loop With Christian Bryant" Christian brings you the day's headlines, our investigative team looks at the multimillion dollar presence in D.C. from the National Guard during protests, ongoing turmoil In Brazil and the future of the airline industry. Plus, a snippet of "Catfish Kingdom."
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Connect with Christian on Fires in Brazil's Amazon region jumped 20% in June compared to that month a year ago, according to new government data. Researchers worry these findings could foretell a repeat, or worse, of last year's devastating forest fire season.
And as the country battles an alarmingly high rate of COVID-19 infections, health experts are concerned the smoke from these fires could cause further respiratory problems for coronavirus patients. President Trump is pushing to reopen schools in the fall despite surging coronavirus cases across the U.S. Several universities are suing the Trump administration over a rule that would force international students to leave the country if in-person classes aren't held. Natalie Brand joins CBSN with the latest from the White House.