Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for April 20, 2015.
In wake of deadly sinking, European Union sets new migrant guidelines
Hundres are feared dead after a boat filled with migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend. In response, the European Union introduced a 10-point package Monday to address the migrant boat crisis.
[Read more from the BBC]
Forensic analysts 'overstated' hair comparison matches in hundreds of trials
The FBI formally admitted its forensic hair analysis isn't as solid as it seems, with one group saying that in more than 95 percent of the 268 trials reviewed, analysts "overstated" forensic matches in a way that aided the prosecution's case.
[Read more from the Washington Post]
NYT: There are 1.5 million 'missing' black men in America
The New York Times' data journalism website The Upshot compiled the number of "missing" black men in America – those who should be involved in society, but aren't because they died young or are behind bars. The findings? "More than one out of every six black men who today should be between 25 and 54 years old have disappeared from daily life."
[Read more from the New York Times]
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Woman eats 216 ounces of steak in 30 minutes
A California woman who weighs 120 pounds won a steak-eating contest by devouring about 13 pounds of the meat, plus sides, in less than 30 minutes.
[Read more from NewsChannel 10]