Mudslide in Colombia, NCAA Finals, and More

A mudslide in the Colombian city of Mocoa on Saturday has claimed the lives of more than 250 people.

Torrential rains last week caused three rivers surrounding the city to overflow, sending mud and debris flowing through the city. More than 1,000 soldiers and national police officers are helping with rescue efforts, but because it’s still raining, they’re having a hard time locating people. Read the story from Mic.

NCAA Finals

The North Carolina Tar Heels and the Gonzaga Bulldogs face off tonight to end this year’s NCAA basketball tourney. And they’re bringing out the big guns. Read the story from The AP. 

April Fools

Mic and AdAge take a look at some of the best April Fool’s jokes that hit the internet over the weekend. 

The Man Behind the Symbol

Gilbert Baker, the man who designed the iconic rainbow flag to symbolize gay activism, died on Friday. He was 65. Read the story from NPR. 

History Repeats Itself

Democrats are threatening to filibuster President Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch. But this isn’t the first time there’s been political fighting over a Supreme Court nominee. Read the story from The AP.