Today is Monday, April 5, the 95th day of 2021. There are 270 days left in the year.
- Today's Highlights in History:
On April 5, 2010, an explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine near Charleston, West Virginia, killed 29 workers. In a televised rescue, 115 Chinese coal miners were freed after spending eight days trapped in a flooded mine, surviving an accident that had killed 38.