Things you should know today: 4/10/18



Oldest man likes soaking in Japan hot springs, eating sweets

Masazou Nonaka, right, receives the certificate from Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest living man at age 112 years and 259 days during a ceremony in Ashoro on Japan’s northern main island of Hokkaido. (Masanori Takei/Kyodo News via AP)
  • Guinness World Records awarded Masazou Nonaka with a special certificate as the world’s oldest living man. Nonaka is 112 years old and in Hokkaido Japan. Nonaka is one of about 67,800 centenarians in Japan and enjoys eating cakes and soaking in the hot springs at his family’s hot spring inn.

Free-range parenting law eyed around U.S. after Utah gets buzz

Rick Bowmer
In this April 6, 2018, photo, Amy Coulter, center right, and her husband Mark walk together with their children April, 7, left, and Kendra, 12, at the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City. After Utah passed the country’s first law legalizing so-called free-range parenting, groups from New York to Texas are pushing for similar steps to bolster the idea that supporters say is an antidote for anxiety-plagued parents and overscheduled children. Amy Coulter, a stay-at-home Utah mother, said she doesn’t call herself a free-range parent. But she does avoid intervening with teachers on her older children’s grades and encourages her children to use their own money to buy things at the grocery store. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
  • After Utah passed a law for free-range parenting, states across the country are considering similar legislation. Free-range parenting supports ideas to encourage kids to be more independent and serves as a possible antidote for anxiety and over-scheduling.

“I am sorry”: Zuckerberg faces congressional inquisition

J. Scott Applewhite
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, to meet with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Zuckerberg will testify Tuesday before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
  • Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify Tuesday at a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees. In the hearing Zuckerberg will attempt to restore public trust in his company and avoid federal regulation. Zuckerberg made a public statement earlier this week apologizing for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

National guard members start arriving at US-Mexico border

Arizona National Guard soldiers line up as they get ready for a visit from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey prior their deployment to the Mexico border at the Papago Park Military Reservation Monday, April 9, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
  • Governors in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona committed 1,600 National Guard members to the border. President Trump called to assign National Guard troops to the border under federal law as one of the latest developments in his immigration policies.

This week’s viral video features the official trailer for the latest Star Wars movie, “Solo: A Star Wars Story.”


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