U.S. President Barack Obama wins the Democratic primary in West Virginia with less than 60%, losing most of the remaining votes to a perennial candidate included on the ballot.
Sources: CBS News
Sources: CBS News
Following the death of American actor Chadwick Boseman two days prior, the tweet by his family announcing his death becomes the most-liked tweet in history with over 7.1 million likes. It surpasses a tweet made by former U.S. President Barack Obama in the aftermath of the Unite the Right rally in 2017, which has over 4.3 million likes.
U.S. President Donald Trump and former U.S. Presidents George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, Barack Obama, and Bill Clinton attend the ceremony alongside German chancellor Angela Merkel and Britain's Prince Charles.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is captured and taken in serious condition to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. U.S. President Barack Obama gives a news conference, where he praises the collaboration between government law enforcement agencies. With the suspect's capture and presumed interrogation (if he survives), the lockdown and emergency state will likely be lifted.
At the same time, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also told a meeting of the Israeli Cabinet that, if necessary, he would be prepared to authorize a substantially broader operation, though he did not indicate whether the 75,000 Israeli soldiers put on reserve would be used in a future ground operation or not. Egypt, whose leaders have been working with the U.S., Hamas leaders, the Arab League (which has convened an emergency meeting), Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been trying to secure a (lasting) cease-fire, to avoid a repeat of the 2008 war. During his Asia trip, U.S. President Barack Obama reiterated that Israel had a right to use any means possible to keep its citizens safe from external attacks.