Front Page: Pirates Build the Case Against Captured Pirate


  • US prosecutors say Somali pirate Abdiwali Abdiqadir Muse was a brazen ringleader, despite his young age and skinny, 5-foot-2 frame. If convicted of piracy, he faces a mandatory life sentence. — AP
  • More than one billion people are expected to celebrate Earth Day today. — CNN
  • President Obama is spending Earth Day in Iowa, where he will stress clean energy. — USA Today
  • The rate of breast cancer deaths has reached a record low. — BBC News
  • The acting CFO of mortgage giant Freddie Mac was found dead in his home today. Police think it might be a suicide. — LA Times
  • The IMF says the US economy is shrinking more slowly, but positive growth won't happen until next year. — Reuters
  • San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom announced his candidacy for California governor yesterday on Twitter and YouTube. — San Francisco Chronicle

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