Things you should know today: 3/28/18


Female candidates across the U.S. stress gender, motherhood

Patrick Semansky
Krish Vignarajah, Democratic candidate for Maryland governor, poses for a photograph with her daughter Alana at her home in Gaithersburg, Md., on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Vignarajah, a lawyer and former policy director for Michelle Obama, is one of seven Democrats and the only woman running in the Maryland gubernatorial primary. She said the 2016 presidential election was a “rude awakening of what happens when we become complacent.” (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Record breaking amounts of women are running for public office all over the U.S . Two female candidates in Maryland and Wisconsin are seen breastfeeding their infants in their campaign videos. Experts say the increase in female candidates is driven by Democrat frustration over President Trump.

Family of Sacramento man slain by police skeptical of change

Rich Pedroncelli
CORRECTS SPELLING OF FIRST NAME TO CURTIS, INSTEAD OF KURTIS – As Sequita Thompson, center, discusses the shooting of her grandson, Stephon Clark, Clark’s uncle, Curtis Gordon wipes a tear from her cheek during a news conference, Monday, March 26, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Clark, who was unarmed, was shot and killed by Sacramento police officers a week ago who were responding to a call about a person smashing car windows. At right is attorney Ben Crump. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California Attorney General is investigating the death of Stephon Clark. Clark was shot and killed by Sacramento police officers last week after they were responding to a report of a person smashing car windows. Although Clark was unarmed, officers say they thought he was holding a gun when in fact it was his cell phone.

Attorney for porn star seeks to depose Trump on payment

This image released by CBS News shows Stormy Daniels, left, during an interview with Anderson Cooper which aired on Sunday, March 25, 2018, on “60 Minutes.” (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP)

Attorney Michael Avenatti filed a motion Wednesday in an attempt to depose President Trump over his alleged sexual relations with adult film star Stormy Daniels. Days before the 2016 presidential election, Daniels was paid $130,000 as part of a non-disclosure agreement.

Kim, Xi portray strong ties after North Korea leader’s China trip

Ju Peng
In this photo provided Wednesday, March 28, 2018, by China’s Xinhua News Agency, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands in Beijing, China. The Chinese government confirmed Wednesday that North Korea’s reclusive leader Kim went to Beijing and met with Chinese President Xi in his first known trip to a foreign country since he took power in 2011. The official Xinhua News Agency said Kim made an unofficial visit to China from Sunday to Wednesday.(Ju Peng/Xinhua via AP)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited Beijing for secretive talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. This was the Kim’s first known visit to a foreign country since he took power in 2011.

Today’s viral tweet features a Fox News story about a young girl with terminal cancer who got a special surprise from a litter of puppies.

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