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  • Immigration: The White House says President Trump is not bluffing with his threat to shut down the southern border amid a surge in migrant crossings. That comes as the administration said it was cutting aid to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras because those countries “could do more” to stop people from fleeing to the U.S. CNN.

  • Mueller Report: The special counsel’s 400-page report will be released by the middle of April, if not sooner, the attorney general said. Some of the report will be redacted, and the White House will not be given an opportunity to view it before the public release. Vox.

  • Biden Kissing Controversy: Joe Biden responded to an allegation that he had kissed a Nevada Democratic politician in 2014. The former vice president and presumptive presidential contender said he offered “expressions of affection” many times in his career but never acted with bad intentions. CNN.

  • Rapper Shot: Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in broad daylight outside his store in Los Angeles. Hussle was known as a pillar of the community in South Central L.A., where he owned several businesses and supported various charities. LA Times.

  • Congestion Pricing: New York City will become the first city in America to charge drivers a toll for driving into the main business district. State lawmakers agreed to enact a congestion fee for Manhattan south of 60th Street, which will take effect in 2021. The details, including the cost of the toll, are still being worked out. NY Times.

  • April Fools: Microsoft is among the companies telling its employees not to pull any public pranks today given the “headwinds” in the tech industry. Meanwhile, Google is adding the classic game Snakes to Google Maps for the rest of this week as an April Fools’ stunt. More tech gags.

  • Final Four: If your bracket wasn’t busted when Texas Tech upset Gonzaga to punch a ticket to the Final Four, it was surely busted when Michigan State eked out a win over Duke on the final possession. Texas Tech and Michigan State will face off next Saturday right after Auburn and Virginia. CBS Sports.

  • NAACP Image Awards: Jussie Smollett: Actor Jussie Smollett didn’t show up to the NAACP Image Awards Saturday, despite his nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor (he lost). Presenter Chris Rock said he was told not to joke about Smollett but proceeded to rip him anyway, saying “What the hell was he thinking? You’re ‘Jessie’ from now on. You don’t get the ‘u’ no more. That ‘u’ was respect. You ain’t getting no respect from me.” USA Today.

  • NAACP Image Awards: Winners: Beyonce won Entertainer of the Year, Black Panther won Outstanding Motion Picture, and Power (on Starz) won Outstanding Drama Series. Full list.

  • Spotted: Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, out for the first time in public since being charged in the college admissions scandal. See pic.

  • Pricey Potter: A rare Harry Potter first edition has sold for $90,000 at a London auction house. The copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is one of about 500 in existence. CNN.

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