Gemunu Amarasinghe, Associated Press
A soldier stands guard during a Catholic Mass outside St. Joseph's church in Thannamunai, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. This small village in eastern Sri Lanka has held likely the first Mass since Catholic leaders closed all their churches for fear of more attacks after the Easter suicide bombings that killed over 250 people. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

SALT LAKE CITY – Here’s a look at the news for April 30.

Our top headlines:

A look at how the U.S and other governments are failing people of faith around the world.

Does Utah deserve the title 'fraud capital of the United States'?

'People are either laughing or they're not': An oral history of 'Napoleon Dynamite' (Part 2)

Do expensive sports or music lessons pay off? New study shows parents are banking on yes

Key dates to watch for the Utah Jazzduring the offseason

What happened during the Marvel movie marathon?

A Colorado attorney is now governing a Utah county.

A look at our education coverage:

  • Granite teachers could see 8.7% compensation hike under tentative pact
  • RISE testing resumes, but state student record malfunction stalls science testing in Davis District
  • This program lets students get acting tips from performers of Utah Shakespeare Festival
  • National media attention overwhelms BYU valedictorian who came out during speech

A look at our most popular stories:

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News from the U.S. and world:

  • Who killed Atlanta’s children? | The New York Times
  • Chris Paul doesn’t care if you like him | The Ringer
  • Conservatives have a different definition of ‘fair’ | The Atlantic
  • Japanese Emperor Akihito abdicates throne, new crown prince To ascend | NPR
  • Asylum seekers face new restraints under latest Trump orders | The New York Times