10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Jul 12, 2015 9:00 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. DEAL TO CURB IRAN'S ATOMIC PROGRAM REACHED

Two envoys tell the AP that officials are poised to announce an historic agreement capping nearly a decade of diplomacy.

2. WHO'S LOOSE IN MEXICO — AGAIN

The country's most powerful drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, escapes from a maximum security prison for the second time.

3. GREECE TEETERS AMID BAILOUT TALKS

As the clock ticks, the country's banks appear to be on the verge of exhausting their cash reserves, which could spark financial chaos.

4. POPE WRAPS UP SOUTH AMERICAN TRIP

Francis' anti-capitalist message is likely to resonate in the region long after his return to Rome.

5. CREDIT 'OBAMA EFFECT' FOR SWOLLEN GOP PRESIDENTIAL FIELD

The election of a junior Illinois senator with a funny name as president in 2008 has heartened some candidates who might not otherwise have thought of themselves as ready to run.

6. SOFTWARE BRINGING CHANGE TO JUDICIAL SYSTEM

A Silicon Valley company is producing computer programs that help people solve legal battles without a judge or attorneys.

7. WHAT'S COMING TO AMERICAN SOUTH

Taller towers and bigger turbines are unlocking new potential for wind energy in a region that has long been a dead zone for such power.

8. PLUTO READIES FOR ITS CLOSEUP

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will fly by this week and present the previously unexplored world in all its icy glory.

9. WHY DAVID LETTERMAN TREKKED TO SAN ANTONIO

It allowed him to appear with his pals Martin Short and Steve Martin at a comedy show — and present a Top Ten List lampooning Donald Trump.

10. DJOKOVIC DOWNS FEDERER IN FOUR SETS AT WIMBLEDON

It's the 28-year-old Serb's third Wimbledon championship and ninth Grand Slam title.