What We're Following This Afternoon

Brazil’s political crisis, cont’d: The impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff are proceeding in the Senate. The country’s Supreme Court rejected her attempt to stop the debate.

Officer indicted in Walter Scott shooting: Michael Slager was charged with three crimes, including depriving Scott of his civil rights. Slager shot Scott in the back after a traffic stop. He was fired after the incident.

Iraq car-bomb attack, cont’d: The toll in the Baghdad blast rose to at least 82. Meanwhile, two other blasts in northern Baghdad killed an additional 18 people.

News from the morning here