10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Jun 07, 2015 11:41 PM
10 Things to Know for Monday

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

1. 'THESE ARE KILLERS ...THEY ARE NOW ON THE LOOSE'

That's what New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says about two convicts who used power tools to escape from an Adirondacks prison in a "Shawshank Redemption"-style breakout.

2. 'FUN HOME' WINS BEST MUSICAL TONY

The poignant show about growing up with a closeted dad in a funeral home beat out the lush "An American in Paris," the silly "Something Rotten!" and the chilly "The Visit."

3. TURKISH VOTERS STRIP PRESIDENT'S PARTY OF SIMPLE MAJORITY

The setback for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party likely derails his hopes of passing constitutional changes to boost the powers of his office.

4. WHERE ABORTIONS ARE DECLINING IN U.S.

Abortions have decreased in states where new laws make it harder to have them — but they are also waning in states where abortion rights are protected, an AP survey finds.

5. WHAT EX-GUANTANAMO PRISONER ADOPTS AS NEW CALLING

Former militant Mourad Benchellali meets with young audiences in France, Belgium and Switzerland to persuade them against running off to join the Islamic State or other terror groups.

6. BLURRY LINES BETWEEN BIKER GANGS, POLICE CLUBS DRAW SCRUTINY

Some people in the law enforcement community worry that too many officers believe bikers are just misunderstood Robin Hoods.

7. WHY IMMIGRANT FAMILY DETENTION CENTERS FACE UNCERTAIN FUTURE

As U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement expands detention centers to make space for more Central American arrivals, the agency faces legal and political challenges that could shutter them.

8. WHO FINALLY GETS RECOGNITION FOR CIVIL WAR SERVICE

A runaway slave who joined the Union Army and lost a leg in battle receives a military funeral, nearly 100 years after he died.

9. AMERICAN ATTEMPTS TO ROW ACROSS PACIFIC

Florida's Sonya Baumstein sets out in her custom-designed rowboat from Choshi, Japan, headed for San Francisco, 6,000 miles away.

10. 'CHOSEN ONE' HELPS TIE NBA FINALS

LeBron James registers a triple-double and the Cavaliers overcome a fourth-quarter collapse to outlast the Warriors 95-93 in overtime to tie the series at a game apiece.