10 Things to Know for Today [06.02.14]
Your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHAT WHITE HOUSE WANTS TO CHOP BY ONE THIRD
The Obama administration will roll out a plan to cut earth-warming pollution from power plants by 30 percent by 2030.
2. SPANISH KING TO ABDICATE IN FAVOR OF SON
The 76-year-old Juan Carlos, who oversaw his country's transition from dictatorship to democracy but has had repeated health problems in recent years, plans to pave the way for Crown Prince Felipe to take over.
3. CLUES SOUGHT IN MASSACHUSETTS JET CRASH
Investigators are looking for the cockpit voice and flight data recorders from the plane accident which killed Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz.
4. PARENTS HAIL FREED U.S. SOLDIER
"I'm proud of how much you wanted to help the Afghan people," Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's father says in a news conference.
5. WHY BENGHAZI PROBE DRAWS FIRE
Most Democrats on the special committee for investigating the 2012 death of four Americans in Libya describe the panel as a political stunt.
6. AUSTRALIA SAYS TIES WITH CHINA STRONG DESPITE U.S. RIVALRY
Canberra's defense secretary says military cooperation with Beijing remains unaffected by strategic competition between the Asian country and America.
7. WHO FOOTS THE BILL FOR FIRST LADY'S OUTFITS
Michelle Obama's fashionable wardrobe is the subject of endless public fascination, but the job doesn't come with a clothing allowance or a salary.
8. FROM EX-GUERRILLA TO HEAD OF STATE
Salvador Sanchez Ceren, a former rebel commander during El Salvador's long civil war, is sworn in as president of the Central American nation.
9. WORLD CUP'S MOST EXOTIC CITY AWAITS TOURIST INFLUX
The Amazonian metropolis Manaus will offer the 52,000 foreigners expected for soccer's premier tournament to explore its rich and unique traditions.
10. HEDGEHOGS GO MAINSTREAM
These tiny animals with cute faces are finding homes as family pets despite laws banning them in a number of states.
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