Things you should know today: 4/1/19


Officials say rapper Nipsey Hussle shot and killed at 33

In this March 29, 2018, file photo, rapper Nipsey Hussle watches an NBA basketball game. Hussle has been shot and killed, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Sunday, March 31, 2019. He was 33. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was one of three men that were shot on Sunday outside of Hussle’s Marathon Clothing in Los Angeles. According to police, the other two men are in stable condition.

Venezuela’s Maduro announces power rationing amid outages

Her face painted in the colors of the national flag, a supporter of opposition leader Juan Guaido, waits for his arrival in Los Teques, Miranda State, Venezuela, Saturday, March 30, 2019. Guaido addressed the crowd while Maduro loyalists gathered for what was billed as an “anti-imperialist” rally in the capital. Such dueling demonstrations have become a pattern in past weeks as Venezuela’s opposing factions vie for power in a country enduring economic turmoil and a humanitarian crisis. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a 30-day plan to ration electricity in response to power blackouts and protests across the nation. Shortly after Maduro’s announcement, Juan Guaido, the opposition’s leader, lead a rally condemning the government’s inability to provide basic needs.

Biden faces new scrutiny from Dems over behavior with women

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the International Association of Firefighters at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 12, 2019. Biden says he does not recall kissing a Nevada political candidate on the back of her head in 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Former Nevada state representative Lucy Flores recently wrote an article for New York Magazine accusing former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden of kissing her on the back of the head in 2014. Biden defended his interactions with women in general, saying he doesn’t believe he has ever acted inappropriately, nor does he remember the incident Flores accused him of. The allegation has caused other Democrats to question whether Biden could run a successful 2020 presidential campaign.

Viral content of the day

Miley Cyrus recently made a series of tweets throwing back to her days as Hannah Montana. Over the weekend, fans debated over whether or not the tweets were a sign that a Hannah Montana reboot was in the works.

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