President: President Obama has suggested that GOP presidnetial candidate Donald Trump is not qualified to nominate justices to the Supreme Court for that reason Senate controlled by Republicans should give jude Merrick Garland a hearing and a vote. The president also interivewed with Buzzfeed that live-streamed on Facebook and YouTube.
Elected Officials: The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided not to vote in Zubik v. Burwell but rather let the lower courts decide. This case challenges the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive “birth control” requirement for employers. Under the Affordable Care Act employers must provide employees insurance with reproductive health services. On the other hand, religious non-profits believe that third party insurance companies providing contraceptives go against their religious beliefs.
U.S.: Doctors Massachusettes General Hospital have preformed the first penis transplant in U.S. Thomas Manning 64, the man who recived the translant in a 15 hour procedure preformed by a team of 50 surgegons and nurses. Thomas was diagnosed with penile cancer in 2012 that lead him to this transplant
World: Today world powers and U.S. agree to supply Libya’s government with weapon lifting UN’s weapon embargo to help fight ISIS, train presidential guard, and Libyan coastguard. UN security council members will support Fayez Al-Sarraj new government and spent time persuading Egypt and the United Arab Emirates to stop supporting forces of General Khalifa Haftar. With the death of Moammar Gaddafi, Libya has become a battleground allowing ISIS to gain power with Libya’s new government and weapons it will be able to fight ISIS.
Science/Tech/Health: Wall Street Journal reports Amazon as soon as June may expand its private label to offer spices, tea, coffee, nuts, vitamins, baby food, and other household items.
Sports: NBA playoffs… Tonight at 6 p.m. PT on TNT Oklahoma City Thunder will face Gold State Warriors in game 1 of Western Conference finals.