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April 30, 2015

What’s Next for Baltimore

Now that Baltimore is picking up the pieces after violent protests that spotlighted deep tension between police and the community, the question for city officials and residents is how to prevent all this from happening again

Clinton Calls for Body Cameras

Hillary Clinton called for broad criminal-justice reform on Wednesday, including the introduction of body cameras in every police department

Nepalese Villagers Fear Starvation

Across rural Nepal, communities are facing hunger and sickness as aid fails to arrive, five days after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake claimed over 5,500 lives

Senator Bernie Sanders Confirms 2016 Run as Democrat

The self-described “democratic socialist” enters the race as a robust liberal alternative to Hillary Rodham Clinton, and he pledged to do more than simply raise progressive issues or nudge the former Secretary of State to the left

France Investigates if Soldiers Raped Children

French prosecutors and military authorities are investigating accusations that French soldiers in Central African Republic sexually abused children they were sent to protect. The probes follow an initial U.N. investigation into the allegations a year ago

Kansas Frat Expels 4 Members for Mocking Muslims

Zeta Beta Tau chapter president Jason Finkelstein said Wednesday that the traditionally Jewish fraternity learned of the video, which was posted on social media and mocks Muslims, on April 10 and expelled the members the next day

Cruz Walks a Careful Line on Immigration Reform

The Texas Senator and Republican presidential candidate cast himself as a supporter of immigration reform on Wednesday, while criticizing Democrats for killing prospects of a bipartisan deal by insisting on a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants

Furious 7 Director in Talks to Direct Robotech for Sony

Sony Pictures is in hot pursuit of Furious 7 director James Wan for a live-action adaptation ofRobotech. Based on the popular ’80s series of the same, Robotech will focus on society’s use of robot technology to fend off an alien invasion

FAA Questioned Mental Health of Germanwings Pilot

Officials five years ago questioned the mental fitness of Andreas Lubitz, who crashed an airliner in the French Alps last month, but they awarded him a U.S. pilot license after his German doctor said he fully recovered from severe depression, government records show

San Andreas Sticks to May Release Despite Nepal Quake

Warner Bros. said on Wednesday it would release its earthquake blockbuster as planned on May 29, but would include information in the promotional material about how people can donate to relief efforts in Nepal, which suffered a devastating quake on Saturday

Japan’s Shinzo Abe Makes Voice Heard in Congress

The Japanese Prime Minister was a hit in Washington, but his country’s re-emergence on the global stage is more dependent on its relationship with its Asian neighbors — especially China and South Korea, writes TIME columnist Ian Bremmer

ABC Cancels Revenge After 4 Seasons

The ABC drama Revenge will not be returning for a fifth season, executive producer Sunil Nayar said, and the final episode will air on May 10. The announcement comes after a major character on the show was given the ax just a few weeks ago

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