North Korea’s Failed Missile Launch, Facebook Video Killing, and More
During its founder’s birthday celebrations over the weekend, North Korea paraded what looks to be new long-range and submarine-based missiles. Shortly after the parade, the country tested one of those missiles, but it “blew up almost immediately,” according to United States Pacific Command.
The move was criticized, but not unexpected; it has marked past holidays with test missile launches, and it has ramped up its ballistic missile testing lately. But under the Trump administration, the subtext of the criticism has changed: The administration has declared that the “strategic patience” with the North is over. Read the story from The Atlantic.
Facebook Video Killing
Police are looking for an Ohio man who shot and killed an elderly pedestrian. The suspect, Steve Stephens, then posted the video to Facebook. Read the story from The AP.
More than 100 people, including children, were killed in a suicide attack on Saturday in rebel-held northwestern Syria. Read the story from NPR.
Turks cast their votes in a referendum on Sunday that place sweeping new powers in the hands of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and all future presidents. Read the story from NPR.
Easter Egg Roll
Around 21,000 people were expected to attend what is the biggest social event every year at the White House. Read the story from The AP.