In this May 20, 1937 photo, provided by The Paragon Agency, shows aviator Amelia Earhart on the wing of her Electra plane. (Albert Bresnik/The Paragon Agency via AP)

10 Things to Know-Today


June 9, 2015 2:45PM (UTC)

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

1. FALLOUT CONTINUES FROM VIDEO OF POOL PARTY AS PROTESTERS TAKE TO STREETS

The white police officer's actions against the black teen raised tensions and led to protests in a Dallas suburb, where some community activists accused him of racism while others urged calm until the facts are investigated.

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2. OBAMA SAYS HE HAS NO ALTERNATE PLAN IF SUPREME COURT RULES AGAINST HEALTH LAW

The president says it will be up to Congress to fix the law if the high court wipes out insurance for millions of Americans.

3. NEW YORK PRISON WHERE ESCAPE OCCURRED HAD HISTORY OF VIOLENCE

It was supposed to be the beacon of a new reform movement, but today it retains an infamous reputation for brutality that ranks it among the worst in the New York state prison system.

4. JUDGE ORDERS RELEASE OF LAST 'ANGOLA 3' INMATE

Albert Woodfox has been in solitary confinement for more than 40 years after being charged in the death of a Louisiana State Penitentiary guard.

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5. WHO ARE TRYING TO BRING CUBANS AND AMERICANS TOGETHER

Richard Blanco, Ruth Behar and other Cuban-American poets are launching a website that will feature stories, poems and photo essays from writers, scholars and celebrities.

6. FIRST GAY COUPLE MARRY IN U.S. TERRITORY

Guam's first same sex union comes as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares its decision on the constitutionality of same-sex unions.

7. IRAN PARTIALLY OPENS STADIUM DOORS TO WOMEN

A limited number of them will be allowed to attend Volleyball World League games in Tehran later this month, a senior Iranian official tells the AP.

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8. WHAT CLIMATE GOAL G-7 NATIONS ARE SETTING

The Group of Seven wealthy democracies reach an agreement that the world should phase out the use of fossil fuels by the end of this century.

9. VINCENT BUGLIOSI HAS DIED

The prosecutor in the Charles Manson trial, who later wrote the true-crime book "Helter Skelter," was 80.

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10. BRIEF FILM TAKEN BEFORE AMELIA EARTHART'S LAST FLIGHT SURFACES NEARLY 80 YEARS LATER

It is being released this month by a publishing house along with an 80-page book that documents her final journey.


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