-- The California primary is just under one week away, but it’s crunch time for the candidates. Senator Bernie Sanders remains on the campaign trail in the Golden State, with several rallies scheduled Wednesday across Northern California. Hillary Clinton will be in Newark, New Jersey Wednesday before heading west to campaign in California.
-- Donald Trump shared how his veteran charity donations were dispersed Tuesday, all while slamming the media. He also complained about Trump University documents being unsealed, but said he will win the case. Angry veterans protested outside of Trump Tower during the news conference.
--A new poll by Quinnipiac University shows Clinton with a slight lead over Trump at 45 percent to 41 percent.
POTUS ON PBS
(From release) PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill will sit down for an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama on Wednesday, June 1 in Elkhart, Indiana. It will follow with a town hall, produced by PBS NewsHour and moderated by Ifill, during which local residents will ask questions of the President. The one hour primetime special will air at 8pm EDT on PBS stations across the country. An excerpt will air earlier that evening on the PBS NewsHour.
The shooting death of an endangered silverback gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday to rescue a toddler who had fallen into the enclosure has garnered national outrage from animal rights activists and citizens concerned about zoo safety. Prosecutors from Hamilton County, Ohio, said that the Cincinnati Police Department will look into the incident for possible criminal charges. "The incident at the Cincinnati Zoo involving the young child who fell into the gorilla enclosure is under investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department," Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters said in a statement today.
NEW SALT GUIDELINES
In a quest for a healthier America, government officials are recommending processed food manufacturers and popular restaurants hold the salt. In new guidelines, HHS is recommending a more than 1000 mg/day sodium reduction over the next ten years. With most Americans consuming 50 percent more sodium than is recommended, these changes are expected to save a hundred thousand lives and create billions of dollars in health care savings.
General Mills issued a massive recall late Tuesday for its Gold Medal and Signature Kitchens flour. The flour may be linked to an E.coli outbreak across a number of states. The Centers for Disease Control thinks a batch of General Mills flower may have sickened nearly 40 people across 20 states. The company says half the people were infected with E.coli after cooking at home. The other half may have eaten raw dough or batter. General Mills says it has not found E.coli in the flour, but is voluntarily recalling and replacing it to be safe.
Forty thousand Verizon workers return to work Wednesday after a strike that lasted nearly seven weeks.
Family members of Dionisio Garza say the 25-year-old military veteran was troubled by his experiences while serving in Afghanistan. Garza's stepmother tells ABC News she things the young man suffered from PTSD and fell into a downward spiral. The family also says Garza moved to Texas because of the state's loose gun laws.
June is National Internet Safety Month. How do you stay one step ahead of cyber-thieves? We asked an expert.
Convicted wife-killer Drew Peterson could see decades of more prison time tacked on to his 38-year sentence. The former Illinois cop in prison for the death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, has now been convicted by a jury of trying to hire an inmate to kill the state's attorney who put him behind bars. Jurors heard testimony over the last week from that fellow inmate, as well as conversations recorded using a wire. Peterson faces up to 60 more years in prison when he's sentenced in July.
In Baltimore, the city's police union is applauding efforts to improve police transport vans -- like the one that carried Freddie Gray. The union congratulated the city police department in a statement on changes that it says will make the transport vans safer for those arrested. Those changes include the removal of a middle partition, as well as cameras inside the van. In the statement the union says, "They will go a long way in preventing unanswered questions such as those that surround the death of Freddie Gray." Gray was not buckled in after he was taken into custody. He died one week later.
The Atlantic hurricane season officially begins on June 1.