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President Obama will offer cuts to Social Security and other entitlement programs in a budget proposal aimed at swaying Republicans to compromise on a deficit-reduction deal, a senior administration official said on Friday.

• U.S. officials suspect that North Korea may be preparing for a test of its medium-range missile after seeing evidence of it being transported to North Korea’s eastern coast. Such a launch would be the latest in a series of provocations by North Korea in recent weeks.

• A University of Denver psychiatrist treating movie-theater massacre defendant James Holmes warned police of “homicidal statements” Holmes made one month before the Aurora, Colo., attack, according to a search warrant unsealed Thursday.

• Roger Ebert, the longtime critic who popularized film criticism with his “thumbs up, thumbs down” reviews in print and on television, died on Thursday. He was 70.