5 Things to Talk About Today

  • Anne Hathaway gives an impressive performance of Mile Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball". The Oscar-winner was competing with The Devil Wears Prada co-star Emily Blunt on Spike TV's show Lip Synch Battle. — Time
  • Duke's mens basketball team overcame Wisconsin last night to win the NCAA March Madness tournament. The final score was 68-63. — Bleacher Report
  • A group of five women activists in China known as the "Beijing Five" have been arrested. The women seek to raise awareness of causes like domestic violence by staging public demonstrations. — CBS News
  • Gertrude Weaver has died just days after being named the world's oldest person. The Arkansas woman succumbed to pneumonia at 116. — The Washington Post
  • Today is National Beer Day, cheers! The unofficial holiday is celebrated on April 7 in honor of when the Cullen-Harrison Act took effect in 1933 which weakened Prohibition's hold on beer regulations. — The Los Angeles Times