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May 6, 2015 7:45 AM EDT

Hillary’s Immigration Play

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton drew a sharp distinction between herself and the 2016 Republican hopefuls on immigration reform, calling for a full path to citizenship for people who came to the U.S. illegally

Germanwings Co-Pilot Practiced

French air accident investigators say that the co-pilot on doomed Germanwings Flight 4525 tried a controlled descent on another flight that morning

Uber Pulls Out of Kansas

The ride-hailing service halted its operations after state lawmakers overrode the governor’s veto of a bill that would impose stricter rules

Manny Pacquiao Is Facing a $5 Million Class-Action Lawsuit

Manny Pacquiao has been named in a $5 million class-action lawsuit filed on Tuesday claiming the boxer had failed to disclose his shoulder injury to the Nevada Athletic Commission prior to his May 2 match against Floyd Mayweather Jr., as required by law

Hawaii Bill for Birth-Certificate Gender Change Passes

The Hawaii legislature passed a bill that could make it a lot easier for transgender people to change gender on their birth certificates, joining a growing number of states to make the change. “This really is the beginning for trans equality,” said a transgender man

PEN Gala Honors Charlie HebdoAmid Uproar

The PEN American Center recognized Charlie Hebdowith the 2015 Freedom of Expression Courage Award on Tuesday night, despite more than 200 writers signing a letter of protest against the decision. Six writers set to host tables at the ceremony pulled out last month

U.S. Ranks Worst Developed Country for Maternal Health

A woman in the U.S. faces a 1 in 1,800 risk of maternal death, according to a new report, the worst of any developed country. The U.S. ranked No. 42 on children’s well-being, No. 61 on maternal health and No. 89 for political status

U.S. Flooded With Campus Sexual-Assault Complaints

Data sought by California Senator Barbara Boxer and others revealed complaints of sexual violence on college campuses to the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights have grown from just nine in 2009 to over 100 in 2014

Experts Doubtful ISIS Was Mastermind of Texas Shooting

The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria claimed that the gunmen at a Texas cartoon exhibition were “soldiers of the caliphate,” but experts say that it’s still unclear if and what ties really existed. “What proof has ISIS offered?” said one longtime member of the CIA

Bollywood Star Gets 5 Years in Hit-and-Run Case

Indian actor Salman Khan was convicted of culpable homicide on Wednesday, almost 13 years after he killed a man sleeping on a sidewalk in Mumbai and injured four others by running them over with his SUV

Baltimore Cop Says Arrest of Freddie Gray Was Legal

Policeman Edward Nero, among six officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death, said the knife found in Gray’s pocket was illegal, making the April 12 arrest warranted. Last week, the city’s top prosecutor said in charging the officers that the knife was legal

Nepal’s Cyclists Reach Inaccessible Villages

With an expert knowledge of mountain tracks and the stamina to make it through the mountains, Nepal’s small mountain-biking community is proving to be an invaluable source of relief, bringing food and supplies to villages cut off by the recent earthquake

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