April 23, 2015 06:40 AM
10 things 4 23

1. EU URGEDTO TAKE ACTION ON MEDITERRANEAN MIGRANTS

The leaderswill examine a plan to respond to the crisis, after more than 10,000 migrantsare plucked from seas between Italy and Libya in a week and hundreds moreperish.

2. MAN'SDEATH AFTER ARREST EXPOSES TENSIONS IN BALTIMORE

FreddieGray's critical injury sparks demonstrations across the city that touch on thefears many from his neighborhood feel about their interactions with police.

3.PAKISTAN'S LEADERS IN SAUDI ARABIA TO PRESS YEMEN TALKS

Islamabadwelcomes the kingdom's decision to halt the Saudi-led coalition airstrikestargeting Yemeni Shiite rebels.

4. VICTIMSDESCRIBE INJURIES, LOSS AT TSARNAEV'S TRIAL

The lawyerspress the argument that Dzhokar was a "kid" led astray by his bigbrother, contending that the bomber does not deserve the death penalty.

5. WHY SOMEOFFICERS SEEK THEIR OWN BODY CAMERAS

The device"eliminates any questioning or second-guessing or speculation as to whatreally occurred," says police chief Randy Harvey.

6. WHO ISNAME-DROPPING

The 2016presidential hopefuls are salting their speeches and interviews with mentionsof everyone from Ronald Reagan to rapper Nicki Minaj and astronomer Galileo.

7. JOY,ANGER FOR FAMILY OF MEXICAN GIRL WRONGLY SENT TO U.S.

A14-year-old is ordered by a Mexican judge to go to Texas with a woman claimingher as her long-lost daughter, but DNA tests in Houston show Alondra Luna Nunezisn't the missing child.

8. AFGHANMUSEUM SEEKS TO REMEMBER ANTI-SOVIET WAR

Herat'sJihad Museum creators say they did not seek to glorify war, but rather topreserve the memories of sacrifice and cruelty from the decade-long jihad.

9. WHATCOLBERT HAS BEEN UP TO

The formerComedy Central host reads Flannery O'Connor's story for the celebrated"Selected Shorts" program at Manhattan's Symphony Space.

10. JUDGEOKS 65-YEAR DEAL OVER NFL CONCUSSIONS

Awards couldreach $1 million to $5 million for those diagnosed in their 30s and 40s withParkinson's disease or Lou Gehrig's disease, or for deaths involving chronicbrain trauma.