Primary Results: Bernie Sanders Upsets Hillary Clinton In Michigan:
Bernie Sanders won the Michigan Democratic primary, CNN projects, in an upset that delivers a sharp blow to Hillary Clinton’s hopes of quickly securing her party’s nomination.
Sanders’ victory, on the eve of the next Democratic debate clash that will be simulcast on CNN, raises fresh questions about the former secretary of state’s appeal to blue-collar Democrats who have embraced the Vermont’s senator’s populist anti-Wall Street message.
Although Sanders did little to cut into Clinton’s overall lead of about 200 delegates, thanks to her win Tuesday in Mississippi, his performance in Michigan suggests Sanders could mount a stronger-than-expected challenge in looming primaries in a string of Rust Belt states, including Ohio, Illinois and Wisconsin.
Sir George Martin, Beatles Producer, Dead At 90:
Sir George Martin, the music producer whose collaboration with the Beatles helped redraw the boundaries of popular music, died Tuesday, according to his management company. He was 90.
Martin died “peacefully at home” in England, according to Adam Sharp, the founder of C A Management which represents the music producer.
“In a career that spanned seven decades he was recognized globally as one of music’s most creative talents and a gentleman to the end. The family ask that their privacy be respected at this time,” Sharp said.
Obama Loses Five Pounds In Two Years, Medical Exam Shows:
President Barack Obama has shed five pounds and grown a half-inch in the past two years, the White House doctor reported Tuesday.
The information was revealed in Obama’s medical exam, released to the public by the presidential physician Ronny Jackson.
The latest chart shows Obama weighing in at 175 pounds, with a body mass index of 22.8 and a resting heart rate of 56 beats per minute.
That’s an improvement from his still-healthy 180 pounds in 2014. Back then his height was notched at 73 inches; the latest report showed him growing to 73.5 inches.
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