5. Neil Heslin, who lost his six-year-old son Jesse in the Newtown massacre, is one of the people behind No Father’s Day
Heslin, along with partners including community organizing network PICO, Americans United and New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, is helping launch NoFathersDay.org six months after the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting as a platform for people to email Congress imploring them to pass gun control legislation.
- The Taliban has appointed Mullah Akhtar Mansour as its new Afghan leader.
- Airplane debris discovered Wednesday "very likely" belongs to the same type of aircraft as missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.