Here’s what you need to know to stay informed today:
According to analysis by FiveThirtyEight there are three possible outcomes in tonight’s Indiana GOP primary: Donald Trump, polling at 46 percent, wins the state and accordingly, probably the nomination; as was originally projected, Ted Cruz takes the culturally conservative state, proving the Trump train can be stopped (or at least slowed); an ambiguous result would both show Trump has not won over the majority of the Republican party, while simultaneously fueling Trump momentum stories. Read more about what’s expected tonight here.
An American serviceman was killed after ISIS fighters broke through Kurdish defense lines in northern Iraq, NPR reports. Two other Americans have been killed during the war against ISIS.
As the American-Statesman’s Ben Wear reports, a Ridesharing Works for Austin ad claiming “One-third of fingerprinted Austin taxi and chauffeur drivers failed Uber’s tough background check process,” doesn’t quite tell the whole story. Of the 53 drivers who applied to work for Uber and failed the background check, only 19 had been convicted of “serious crimes.”
For those who were concerned, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest has said that President Barack Obama was not offended by comedian Larry Wilmore’s use of the “n-word” during his White House Correspondents’ Dinner speech Saturday, the Washington Post reports. Earnest said Obama “appreciated the spirit of Mr. Wilmore’s expressions on Saturday night.”
You no longer have to be in Texas to get a sweet Tiff’s Treats delivery. The fast-growing business has announced its plans for an Atlanta location to debut this June, the American-Statesman’s Gary Dinges reports.