Two big events today as Martin Luther King Jr. day is celebrated across the nation and President Obama is sworn in for a second time. Here is Monday's edition of "The Pulse".
A man, a woman and three elementary-aged children were found dead in an Albuquerque, New Mexico home Saturday night, the suspect in the case is a fifteen year old. Police say when deputies arrived at the home, they found five bodies with multiple gunshot wounds. They also found several weapons in the home including what they describe as an assault-type rifle.
MLK Jr. Day
Monday is, of course, Martin Luther King Jr. day and people across the country took a moment to remember his legacy and his message. MLK Jr. parades were thrown across the country and much of the presidents inauguration was centered around remembering him.
In Algeria, the death toll following a bloody standoff at a natural gas plant in the desert continues to rise. At least 37 hostages have been confirmed dead. Officials say that number is certain to increase. Seven of the 37 hostages have not been identified.
Prince Harry has returned from his latest tour of duty in Afghanistan where he served for four months as a co-pilot gunner. Everyone deployed with the prince says he was not treated any differently than anyone else, and took his role very seriously.
President Obama took the oath of office in front of hundreds of thousands of people on the steps of the U.S. Capitol for his second inauguration. He's only the17th president elected to serve a second term. During his speech, he brought attention to climate change, as well as equal rights for women and homosexuals.