1. Country music stars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood kicked off Wednesday night’s 47th annual CMA Awards with an Obamacare skit.
2. “Hey do you have that Obamacare?” Underwood asked Paisley. “Oh, its great. I started signing up last Thursday and I’m almost done.”
- Turkey hopes to ease tensions with Russia after it shot down a Russian warplane earlier this week. The countries have differing accounts of the incident. ›
- At least 21 people were killed after a suicide bomber attacked a Shiite Muslim procession of hundreds of people in Nigeria, BBC News reports. ›
- And how well do you know what happened in the news this week? Take our quiz. ›