1. Remembering Trayvon Martin. A year ago today, Florida resident George Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder. A jury will rule on his controversial case beginning on June 10.
4. Italian election yields gridlock. Three major political parties shared in victory in Italy’s parliamentary election: the left-leaning Democratic Party, former comedian Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement, and disgraced former Prime Minister Berlusconi’s center-right coalition. The Five Star Movement is known for selecting its untested candidates via online primaries.
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