10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. HELLO JUPITER!
The solar-powered spacecraft Juno is on a 20-month mission to map the biggest planet in the solar system.
2. WHAT IS DIVIDING AMERICA
The economic disparity between largely Democratic cities and increasingly Republican rural areas in America is transforming the 2016 presidential election.
3. WHY 'DUMP TRUMP' MOVEMENT WILL LIKELY FAIL
Despite a lot of noise by insurgents, Republicans are on track to defeat a move to change party rules that would prevent the real estate mogul's nomination at the convention.
4. WITH ELECTION NEARING, STATE DEPARTMENT UNDER MOUNTING PRESSURE
The agency is under fire in courtrooms over delays turning over government files related to Hillary Clinton's tenure as the nation's top diplomat.
5. ITALIANS ARREST HOMELESS MAN IN DEATH OF U.S. STUDENT
Authorities in Rome say a 40-year-old man is "seriously implicated" in the murder of Beau Solomon, a University of Wisconsin student who was robbed, killed and dumped into a river.
6. DEATH TOLL RISES IN BAGHDAD ON EVE OF EID
The staggering figure of 175 dead — one the worst bombings in 13 years of war in Iraq — casts a pall over the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr.
7. WORKING-CLASS VOTE ON EU REVEALS BRITAIN'S SPLIT
Unlike in England and Wales, downtrodden towns in Scotland and Northern Ireland made the calculus that quitting the EU wouldn't turn things around for them.
8. IN WAKE OF ORLANDO, A SEA CHANGE
More police departments in U.S. cities are exploring technology that would allow 911 emergency dispatchers to receive text messages from people who need help.
9. FORGET THE GYM, WORKOUT BUFFS HIT UP ICONIC PLACES
From the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. to the "Rocky" steps in Philadelphia, runners are making these landmarks new fitness hot spots.
10. JAMES, WADE AND DUNCAN HAVEN'T EVEN SIGNED YET
After four days of NBA free agency, roughly $3 billion in deals have been struck — which works out to around $9,000 a second.
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