5 Things to Talk About Today

  • Time released their annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The list includes Emma Watson, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Reese Witherspoon, and Serial's Sarah Koenig. — Time
  • Fast-food workers used yesterday's tax deadline as an opportunity to highlight their call for higher wages. Protesters would like to raise their wages to $15 an hour. — NBC News
  • Yahoo is in talks to buy Foursquare for $900 million. Reports speculate that Yahoo is interested in being a bigger presence in the mobile community. — Business Insider
  • The last remaining male white rhino in the world is being protected by armed guards. The fate of the species lies in the rhino's ability to mate with one of two remaining females. — CNN
  • 1.8 million children will return to school today in Sierra Leone after a nine month break. Due to the country's ebola outbreak, schools were closed to prevent spread of the disease. — Mashable