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5 things to know today – that aren’t about the virus

Your daily look at nonvirus stories in the news:

1. FIVE SHOT DEAD IN MILWAUKEE HOME Police find five people shot to death inside a Milwaukee home and arrest the man who dialed 911 to report the slayings, the city’s police chief says.

2. WHERE FELONS HOPE TO WIN VOTING RIGHT A federal trial is underway in Florida that could help settle whether impoverished felons can be denied the right to vote for not paying all legal financial obligations.

3. US FUGITIVE GIVEN POST IN VENEZUELA President Nicol├ís Maduro has named a powerful ally sanctioned by the U.S. as a drug kingpin to help revamp Venezuela’s oil industry amid massive gasoline shortages.

4. TESLA SAYS CARS CAN AUTOMATICALLY HEED TRAFFIC LIGHTS The automaker is rolling out a new feature of its partially automated driving system designed to spot stop signs and traffic signals. The update runs contrary to recommendations from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board.

5. STEPHEN SONDHEIM HONORED The Broadway composer and lyricist was celebrated with a starry online 90th birthday concert stuffed with his songs but delayed by technical difficulties.

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