4 Things To Know: Tennessee Kidnapping, Happiest Country On Earth & More

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From the hunt for a teacher accused of kidnapping a teen in Tennessee to a list of the happiest countries on Earth, here are the four things to know from Monday, March 20.

Trump Rallies/Comey Testifies

President Donald Trump is holding another campaign-style rally today — this time in Louisville, Kentucky. The event comes on the same day FBI Director James Comey testifies before Congress. Comey is expected to answer tough questions about Russian meddling in the 2016 election. He’ll also be asked about the President’s wiretapping claims against former President Barack Obama.

Tennessee Kidnapping

The hunt continues for a Tennessee teacher who police say abducted a 15-year-old girl a week ago. Authorities believe Tad Cummins groomed Elizabeth Thomas for some time in an effort to sexually abuse her. The 50-year-old is considered armed and dangerous.

Muppet With Autism

Seasame Street will soon welcome its newest character. Her name is Julia and she’s on the autism spectrum. When she makes her debut next month, Julia will demonstrate some common characteristics of the disorder. Her puppeteer happens to be the mother of an autistic son.

Norway Is Happy

The happiest country on earth is Norway. That’s according to a report from the United Nations. Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and and Finland round out the top five. The United States ranked 14th on the list. The report looks at factors including economic strength, social support, and generosity.

Comments

One Comment

  1. Dina says:

    All smiles … ??
    Warm greetings from Norway,
    Dina

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Pulling Together
Excellent Educator
Weather App

Listen Live