10 Things to Know for Today

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Posted: Jun 26, 2015 8:58 AM
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. TUNISIA ATTACK KILLS 27

Two gunmen open fire on a beach near two hotels on the Mediterranean coast; their victims are mostly tourists.

2. FRENCH GAS FACTORY AMBUSHED

An attacker with suspected ties to Islamic radicals rams a car into the gate of the facility in southeastern France, and a severed head is found staked on a nearby post.

3. THOUSANDS EXPECTED FOR OBAMA'S TRIBUTE

The first black president of the United States is coming to Charleston to eulogize the victims of a mass shooting at a historic African-American church.

4. POST-FERGUSON GRAFFITI BECOMING MORE WIDESPREAD

Confederate monuments are now garnering backlash — none more direct than repeated spray-painting of "Black Lives Matter" on several installations.

5. HOW MANY ARE CONFLICTED BY 'OBAMACARE'

The insured are happy their monthly premiums will continue to be affordable, but exasperated by the coverage the new health care exchanges provide.

6. WHAT GUARD IS SAYING ABOUT PRISON BREAK

Gene Palmer admits giving two inmates tools, paint, frozen hamburger and access to a catwalk electrical box but says he didn't know the killers planned to escape.

7. TRUMP COMMENTS RANKLE TV NETWORKS

After Univision pulled its coverage of the Miss USA pageant over negative comments he made about Mexican immigrants, NBC remained silent about its scheduled coverage.

8. WHO MADE DIAMOND HISTORY

Baseball history is made in Northern California wine country when 23-year-old Sean Conroy, the sport's first active professional player to come out as gay, pitches a shutout.

9. BRISTOL PALIN PREGNANT AGAIN

The daughter of the former vice presidential candidate, who launched an abstinence campaign after giving birth as an unwed teenage mother, says she is expecting her second child out-of-wedlock.

10. NBA DRAFT GOES ACCORDING TO FORM

As expected, Karl-Anthony Towns, D'Angelo Russell and Jahlil Okafor were the first three picks, with the Lakers taking Russell over Okafor at No. 2 the only mild surprise.