9 Apr 2024

USA correspondent Ron Elving

From Nine To Noon, 9:45 am on 9 April 2024
The diamond ring effect is seen as the moon eclipses the sun on April 8, 2024 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Photo: AFP/Getty Images

Huge crowds are gathered across North America to watch the coast-to-coast solar eclipse as it passes. And Congress is returning to a lot of unfinished business on Tuesday after a two week break. Meanwhile former president and presidential candidate Donald Trump has changed his stance on abortion rights, saying it should be up to the individual state to decide. 

Ron Elving is a Senior Editor and Correspondent, Washington Desk for NPR news.