The Wednesday Afternoon Cram, 4/18/12


Everything you need to know from today’s front pages

Dick Clark Dead at 82 After ‘Massive Heart Attack’
May the American icon rest in peace.
[USA Today

Research Paper Entitled “The Proof of Innocence,” Gets UCSD Scientist out of Traffic Ticket
We’re taking notes.

Armed Robbery Suspect Shot Near USC
This just hours before a memorial service for students killed in a shooting near campus last week.

LAUSD May Lower Graduation Requirements
Caps and gowns for D students. 

Kim Kardashian Wants to Be Mayor of Glendale
It is the “Jewel City,” after all.
[Daily News

TIME Publishes ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’ List
Barack Obama! Jeremy Lin! Stephen Colbert! Kim Jong! Louis C.K.?