The protests compelled the governor of Maryland to declare a state of emergency, activate the national guard, and impose a curfew over the city that's set to last a week. Catch up on the latest developments in Baltimore, starting with this BuzzFeed News report.
The feature, designed for disaster emergencies like this Nepal quake, was introduced last October. This appears to be the first time it’s been utilized on such a grand scale, according to BuzzFeed News’ Stephanie McNeal.
The four states are: Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee. The namesake of "Obergefell v. Hodges," Jim Obergefell, is still fighting for the right to have his marriage recognized two years after the death of his husband. Obergefell’s story is one of several from the four states that will presented to the Supreme Court throughout the hearing. You can read up on his story in this profile by BuzzFeed News' Chris Geidner.
The Kenyan high court's ruling effectively creates a precedent that could lead to future constitutional protections for the country's LGBT people. This ruling follows a recent string of LGBT victories in Kenyan courts. Read up on the story on BuzzFeed News.
It's the NFL.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell made the announcement in a letter to all 32 team owners, citing that all the attention drawn to the tax-exempt status had been a "distraction." Catch up with this piece from Bloomberg's Richard Rubin.
"The protests began after President Pierre Nkurunziza’s CNDD-FDD party on Saturday named him as their candidate in presidential elections set for June 26. In power since 2005, Nkurunzinza is a former rebel leader who has already served two terms," BuzzFeed News' Hayes Brown writes.
Some of Indonesia’s largest aid donors, including Australia and the European Union, have expressed anger over the executions, according to the New York Times. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said that the country will withdraw its ambassador to Indonesia. Catch up with the new story in this New York Times piece.
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It's Bernie Sanders
The Independent senator from Vermont and self-described "socialist" is expected to push Hillary Clinton to address the concerns of more left-leaning voters: climate change, income inequality, same-sex marriage, and universal health care. Read up on Sanders' announcement in this BuzzFeed News article.
It's a Festivus for the rest of us! ...not that there's anything wrong with that. The sitcom about nothing will reportedly be available in full on Hulu starting June. Read up on the story on BuzzFeed News.