What We're Following This Evening

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

The latest in Ecuador: The earthquake that struck off the country’s Pacific coast over the weekend has killed at least 480 people, and government officials warn that number is expected to rise. Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa said rebuilding the country will likely cost billions of dollars and may take a “huge” toll on the economy.

The New York primaries: Team politics is liveblogging the action here. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton (who had some bubble tea for the first time today in Queens) are both leading in the polls. But, as pundits know, it all comes down to pizza-rat turnout.

The debate over bathroom use: A U.S. appeals court determined that a Virginia high school discriminated against a transgender teenager when it prohibited him from using the boys’ restroom. The ruling comes weeks after North Carolina enacted a controversial law that bans transgender people from using public bathrooms for the gender with which they identify. David has written about that law here.

News from this morning here