Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today.
What to know now:
1. Chyna found dead: The former WWE wrestling superstar known as Chyna was found dead at her home in California Wednesday. Joanie Laurer was 46. No cause of death was given. Some media reports say her death is being investigated as a possible overdose. Her manager said she had been taking medication for anxiety and sleep deprivation.
2. Schilling is out: ESPN has fired baseball analysts Curt Schilling after the former World Series Champion pitcher reposted an anti-transgender meme on his Facebook page. It wasn’t the first time Schilling has been in trouble with ESPN. He was suspended last August when he compared Muslims to Nazis, and recently he said former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton should be put “under the jail.” "ESPN is an inclusive company. Curt Schilling has been advised that his conduct was unacceptable and his employment with ESPN has been terminated," the network said in a statement Wednesday.
3. Happy birthday to the Queen: Queen Elizabeth II turns 90 Thursday and sets a record that may be hard to beat – the first British monarch to reach the age of 90. The queen became Britain’s longest serving royal – on the throne for 63 years -- last year.
4. Manziel’s case: A Texas grand jury is set to hear from the ex-girlfriend of former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel Thursday. Manziel has been accused of hitting and threatening the woman after a night out in January. The grand jury will be considering misdemeanor assault charges against Manziel.
5. N.O. police shootings: Five former New Orleans Police officers are facing prison terms after they plead guilty to shooting six people in the days after Hurricane Katrina. The five were responding to shots fired and calls of looting when they encountered a group of people on the Danziger Bridge. They fired into the group, killing two and injuring four others. They were originally convicted in 2011, but a retrial was ordered following claims of prosecutorial misconduct. They face from seven to 12 years in prison.
And one more
Harriet Tubman, who worked to transport slaves to freedom via her Underground Railroad, will grace the front of the $20 bill. Tubman was chosen to be the face of the $20, while President Andrew Jackson, who is on the front of the bill now, will move to the back. The new bills will be out in 2020.
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