10 Things to Know for Friday
- Article by: The Associated Press
- June 20, 2013 - 11:11 PM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. KEY IMMIGRATION COMPROMISE REACHED
The Senate agreed on a military-style surge to secure the U.S.-Mexican border, boosting momentum for passage of the overhaul.
2. DOW SHEDS 350 POINTS
Among Wall Street's fears are a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing and reports of a credit squeeze there.
3. FRESH REASON FOR HOPE IN HAILEY, IDAHO
The hometown of Bowe Bergdahl, a U.S. soldier held captive in Afghanistan since 2009, is buoyed by word that the Taliban are willing to release him in a prisoner exchange.
4. BATTLE OVER NEXT-DAY BIRTH CONTROL ENDS
The FDA, heeding a judge's order, approves unrestricted sales of the morning-after pill, lifting all age limits on the emergency contraceptive.
5. GAUGING A GLOBAL THREAT TO WOMEN
Around the world, about 1 in 3 women have been physically or sexually abused by a partner, the World Health Organization reports.
6. WHO WILL DECIDE GEORGE ZIMMERMAN'S FATE
Most of the six women picked for the jury in the racially charged murder trial are white.
7. SECURITY FIRM FACING SCRUTINY
The company that conducted the background check on NSA leaker Edward Snowden is now under investigation itself, a government watchdog says.
8. REARVIEW CAMERAS: NOT AS CLOSE AS THEY MIGHT APPEAR
The White House is again delaying regulations that would require the cameras on new cars and trucks. Automakers say mandating them would cost too much.
9. GANDOLFINI'S LEGACY
In his portrayal of Tony Soprano, the actor blazed a path for the antihero.
10. CHAMPIONS AGAIN
LeBron James' 37 points led the Heat to a 95-88 Game 7 win over San Antonio and Miami's second straight championship.
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