Tuesday's Morning Email: Cruz, Sanders Look For Big Wins In Wisconsin

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CRUZ, SANDERS LOOK FOR BIG WINS IN WISCONSIN Hoping to stop the momentum of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are vying for upsets in the last major contest before April 19. Here's what to look for on primary night as people head to the polls. [NYT]

YOU NEED TO WATCH VILLANOVA BEAT UNC Just listen to the crowd roar as 'Nova hits the winning three at the buzzer in what some are calling the best title game, ever. And in case you need any comparisons, here's a list of the all-time best buzzer beaters. [Juliet Spies-Gains, HuffPost]

'THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF FLAKKA' "Experts say drug epidemics almost never burn out like this. Look at the current distress in vast swaths of the country over heroin and its synthetic cousin fentanyl. What happened in Florida, experts say, was the result of unprecedented coordination among local groups to fight flakka’s demand and -- most importantly -- the unusual willingness of the Chinese government to halt flakka’s production." [WaPo]

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW About the ongoing Panama Papers fallout, including how journalists managed to pull off one of the biggest leaks in whistleblower history. [Nick Robins-Early, HuffPost]

'THE CRAZY GOP PRESIDENTIAL CONVENTION SCENARIO NO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT' Delegates will need to vote on a vice presidential pick after all. [Igor Bobic, HuffPost]

VIRGIN AMERICA NAMED BEST AMERICAN AIRLINE The same day Alaska Airlines bought the company. [CNN]


DISNEY JUST LOST ITS SUCCESSION PLAN Could Sheryl Sandberg leave Facebook to take over as Disney's chief operating officer? [Variety]

CELEBS MAKE A LOT OF MONEY FROM CLUB APPEARANCES Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth. [GQ]

THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED CAN EXPERIENCE FACEBOOK PHOTOS "The social network on Tuesday launched a new feature called 'automatic alternative text' (AAT), which will describe images to people who are blind or visually impaired. If your friend posts a picture from her hiking trip, for example, the app will now be smart enough to recognize visual cues from the photo and say aloud, 'Image may contain: two people, smiling, sunglasses, sky, outdoor [sic], water.'" [HuffPost]

THE POINT OF LOVING BAD ART Why it's worth it. [The Atlantic]

GETTING TO KNOW THE GUY THAT SINGS '7 YEARS' It's too catchy not to. [HuffPost]

UNPACKING THE VALUE OF MEAL DELIVERY KITS "Technomic Inc., a food industry analyst, predicts that at the current rate of adoption, the United States meal kit market could grow by as much as $5 billion over the next decade. Blue Apron, the company that has emerged as the Starbucks of the meal kit business, said it now ships eight million meals a month." [NYT]

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MCKINSEY ADVOCATES FOR SLEEP "In a recent report, McKinsey highlighted ways in which companies can do a better job of encouraging wellness, from installing nap rooms to making sure workers take vacations. Aiming to squash the notion that sleep is a luxury, the firm is also spreading the report’s message to its enormous network of clients." [HuffPost]

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~ Turns out Charles Koch is pulling for Paul Ryan to come out the winner at the GOP convention.

~ Of course Melissa McCarthy beat Jimmy Fallon in a lip sync battle. We would expect nothing less.

~ Understanding the "Brexit," which is not a type of breakfast food.

~ "The Walking Dead" showrunner confirmed it -- we won't know who died for a very long time.

~ How long will it take you to find your career?

~ UConn's women's basketball team is on the cusp of a legendary four division one championship wins in a row.

~ This Afghan spy agency is giving villagers the arms to fight ISIS.

~ The next Flint lead crisis could be anywhere.

~ And yes, you want to watch puppies go to a retirement home, because you have a soul.

CORRECTION: This article previously misstated that no other states have a primary or caucus prior to April 19. Wyoming's Democratic caucus will take place on April 9.

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