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Deputy managing editor @Mashable. Live in NYC. From Tennessee. Love Dolly.

'Our time is now': Baltimore prosecutor's bold statements on youth and justice — As Baltimore's top prosecutor Marilyn Mosby read off a long list of charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, it was clear that this was a historical moment. As this story continues to unfold, 35-year-old Mosby has stepped forward into the spotlight, vowing to bring justice to Baltimore for Gray.

Where the Supreme Court stands now — The Supreme Court heard historic arguments on April 28 over the right of gay and lesbian couples to marry. Same-sex couples can now marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia, but the court is determining whether these unions should be allowed in all 50 states.

Hillary Clinton updates her logo to support same-sex marriage — Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton changed her avatar on her Twitter and Facebook pages on Tuesday, when the Supreme Court will hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage a federal law.

Baltimore mom slaps and scolds rioting son in front of everyone — Many of the rioters who set Baltimore on fire on Monday evening were teenagers, and city officials called on parents get their kids out of the streets and stem the wave of chaos. At least one mother listened. As high schoolers threw rocks at police officers and set cars on fire, this mother searched through the rioting crowds for her kid.

Russian spaceport workers aren't getting paid, so they painted demands visible from above — The construction workers building Russia's new spaceport claim they have't been paid in four months. So to get President Vladimir Putin's attention, they painted their demands in letters big enough to be seen from above. Scribbled in white paint on the roofs of construction huts, the messages read: "Dear Putin," "save the workers," "four months without pay" and "we want to work."

Latest video shows how close SpaceX got to landing Falcon 9 — The landing wasn't quite right, but it sure was close enough to be considered a minor victory. After launching a Dragon cargo mission to the International Space Station on Tuesday, SpaceX made a second attempt to return the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket and land it on a drone ship off the coast of Florida.

Watch live: SpaceX attempts historic rocket landing — SpaceX will try once again to launch its cargo capsule to the International Space Station on Tuesday at 4:10 p.m. ET, but what comes after that will be its biggest feat yet.

United Airlines plane skids off runway in Houston — A United Airlines flight arriving into Houston from Las Vegas skid off the runway while landing at Bush International Airport on Monday morning. The flight was arriving during inclement weather and slid off the tarmac into the grass when it landed on the runway.

Ferguson's government sucked, and voters just did something about it — It's been eight months of hell in Ferguson, but things are finally changing. Voter turnout for this week's city council election nearly triples from the previous election. Two black candidates were among three people elected to the city council. For the St.

A spectacular photo journey of Earth — She may look beautiful, but Earth is in danger. The planet just had its warmest winter on record, which comes on the heels of its warmest year. But data shows that the record-warm year of 2014 was no fluke. In fact, 2015 has a decent shot at exceeding the 2014 record, for a back-to-back string of record-warm years.
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May 12, 2015

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