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. SUSPECT WANTED IN D.C. MURDERS CAPTURED
An ex-con accused in the slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper is arrested, a week after authorities say the family was killed and their mansion was set on fire.
2. WHAT ARCHIVES SHOW HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON DID
As first lady, she endorsed planned tax breaks for private foundations and wealthy donors at the same time her husband’s foundation was soliciting donations for his presidential library.
3. FOR THE IRISH, IT’S YES OR NO
After months of debate, Ireland votes on whether to permit gay marriage despite Catholic Church opposition.
4. WHAT LAWMAKERS ARE HOPING TO ACHIEVE
Senate supporters of Obama’s trade agenda hope to fend off hostile amendments and send a major trade bill to the House.
5. WHERE FOCUS IS SHIFTING IN MIGRANT CRISIS
Attention turns to the ocean off Southeast Asia’s west coast as naval vessels search for stranded boat people— and Myanmar’s navy rescues more than 200 — as the U.S. military prepares air patrols.
6. FINDING OIL SPILL’S CAUSE COULD TAKE AWHILE
The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could take months before investigators are able to determine what caused the incident.
7. DROUGHT-RIDDEN CALIFORNIA FACES DECISION ON NEW WATER CUTS
Farmers expect to get an answer on their offer to give up a quarter of their water this year in exchange for being spared deeper mandatory cutbacks.
8. ‘NUT RAGE’ CASE TAKES A TWIST
A South Korean court suspends the prison term of the former Korean Air executive whose onboard tantrum delayed a flight last year.
9. AUSTRALIA COMPETES IN EUROVISION
A strong fan base pushed the land Down Under into Europe’s favorite songfest for the first time in its six decade history.
10. WARRIORS HOLD OFF ROCKETS
Stephen Curry scores 33 points to turn back another spectacular performance by James Harden, and Golden State holds off Houston 99-98 to take a 2-0 lead in the West finals.