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Apr 28, 9:04 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

1. WHAT AILS BALTIMORE - BEYOND FREDDIE GRAY'S MYSTERIOUS DEATH

The startlingly segregated city is struggling with failing schools, failing infrastructure and a failing economy.

2. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE DECLINES TO TIP HIS HAND

Anthony Kennedy's vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the U.S. - but which way he's leaning isn't apparent during historic arguments before the high court.

3. WHO'S LATEST ENTRANT IN 2016 PRESIDENTIAL RACE

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is set announce his candidacy, presenting a liberal challenge to Hillary Clinton.

4. FRESH TRAGEDY FOLLOWS NEPAL EARTHQUAKE

A mudslide and avalanche strike near the village of Ghodatabela, north of Kathmandu, and 250 people are feared missing.

5. IRAN SEIZES CARGO SHIP AFTER FIRING WARNING SHOTS

The incident in the Strait of Hormuz involving the Marshall Islands-flagged vessel prompts the U.S. to dispatch a destroyer and a plane.

6. NEARLY 300 GIRLS, WOMEN RESCUED FROM BOKO HARAM

But Nigeria's military says that those freed do not include any of the schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago from Chibok.

7. WHY TWITTER'S STOCK TOOK A TUMBLE

The company's earnings report shows a loss of $162 million, or 25 cents per share, in the first quarter.

8. FRIEND SEEKING TO BE NAMED JONI MITCHELL'S CONSERVATOR

A court filing says the singer-songwriter remains unconscious and unable to make medical decision for herself. But Mitchell's official website paints a more optimistic picture of her health.

9. NFL VOLUNTARILY DROPS TAX-EXEMPT STATUS

One result is that Commissioner Roger Goodell's compensation - about $35 million 2013 - will no longer need to be made public.

10. BASEBALL RETURNING TO BALTIMORE - BUT WITH A TWIST

After a pair of postponements because of the city's unsettled environment, the White Sox will play the Orioles Wednesday in a game that will be closed to the public.

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