[The 5] Minnesota educators consider quitting, Amy Coney Barett’s Supreme Court hearings, first female duo to win a Nobel Prize, and more


Minnesota educators are feeling stressed and overwhelmed this year. Around 29% of educators are considering quitting their jobs. A giant survey was sent out by Education Minnesota reporting the concerns and opinions teachers have about the school year this year. Many educators are worried about the mental health of themselves and their students as we continue into this unprecedented school year.
(Source: MPR News)

Murdock Minnesota town council will vote on the white heritage religious group’s church plan. The Nordic heritage religion has been identified as a white supremacist group and the Murdock City Council will soon decide whether or not the church will remain in Murdock Minnesota.
(Source: Star Tribune)


Amy Coney Barrett recently had her first day of Supreme Court hearings this past week. She was asked no questions and instead members of the committee said their opening statements and discussed Barrett’s future and her ideological views.
(Source: CBS News)

American biochemist Jennifer Doudna of the University of California, Berkeley, and French microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their 2012 discovery that the bacterial immune system, also known as CRISPR can edit DNA. They are the first female partners to win this award.
(Source: Stat News)


The United Nations warns against achieving herd immunity to stop the spread of COVID-19. At a briefing on Monday, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned against spreading COVID-19 to areas that aren’t as vulnerable to achieve herd immunity.
(Source: AP News)