Do You Know What Happened In The News This Week?
California will have the highest minimum wage in the U.S., renowned architect Dame Zaha Hadid died, and a man hijacked an EgyptAir plane. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the
BuzzFeed News app (now available in Canda, Australia, and the UK) and the BuzzFeed News newsletter this week.
California lawmakers approved
raising the minimum wage to the highest in the nation at $15 an hour, sending the proposal to Gov. Jerry Brown, who plans to sign the bill on Monday.
EgyptAir plane hijacking suspect Seif Eddin Mustafa
demanded the plane land in Cyprus where he held several members of the flight crew and passengers hostage for about six hours before he gave himself up. He wanted a letter be delivered to his ex-wife. In the letter, he demanded the release of 63 dissident women imprisoned in Egypt.
USWNT co-captains Carli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn, Alex Morgan, Hope Solo, and Megan Rapinoe
filed the suit, which alleges that despite the team’s accomplishments, they are still paid significantly less than their less-successful counterparts on the men’s national team.
The British-Iraqi designer was a trailblazer for
women in architecture. Last year, she became the first woman to be awarded the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Gold Medal – an award presented only to an established designer able to demonstrate a significant body of work.
shooting death of the 24-year-old black man in Minneapolis triggered widespread protests.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice flew higher than any movie based on DC Comics superheroes has before, opening in the U.S. and Canada with an estimated $170.1 million over the Easter holiday weekend.
News Quizzers in the UK, Australia, and Canada—want to get better at the BuzzFeed News Quiz? Download the
BuzzFeed News app