10 Things to Know for Wednesday
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.