10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHAT'S NEXT FOR REPUBLICAN HEALTH CARE BILL
Republicans are claiming a triumph by scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care law in a bill that passed the House. But it faces another perilous pathway in the Senate.
2. WHY PEOPLE ARE ANXIOUS ABOUT GOP HEALTH PLAN
The GOP health care bill pushed through the House leaves those with pre-existing conditions fearful of higher premiums and losing coverage altogether if the Affordable Care Act is replaced.
3. FRANCE'S PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN IS IN ITS FINAL DAY
The presidential candidates acknowledge the country's extraordinary anger in the last day of campaigning, with far-right leader Marine Le Pen declaring that she is its embodiment while her centrist opponent, Emmanuel Macron, says the country needs to find a common destiny.
4. WHERE CHILDREN ARE THE FACE OF A BRUTAL WAR
From a small boy lying dead face down on a Turkish shore, to a stunned, dust-covered one awaiting help in an Aleppo ambulance, images of Syrian children suffering some of the conflict's worst horrors have become iconic.
5. WHY DELTA REMOVED A FAMILY FROM A FLIGHT
A California family says they were forced off a Delta plane and threatened with jail after refusing to give up one of their children's seats on a crowded flight.
6. WHAT THE LAST SURIVOR OF THE HINDENBURG REMEMBERS
Werner Doehner, now 88 and the last living survivor of the fire 80 years ago Saturday, tells The Associated Press in a rare interview about the last time he saw his father, as he headed to his cabin after using his movie camera to shoot some scenes from the doomed airship's dining room.
7. WHO IS STUNNED TO HAVE CAUGHT THE ATTENION OF 'VEEP' CAST
An Australian lawmaker laughed so hard at an episode that he choked and knocked himself unconscious. "Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus tweeted: "I mean, c'mon, I'm actually having a hard time believing it."
8. CHINA'S AIRLINE MANUFACTURING TAKES FLIGHT
The first large Chinese-made passenger jetliner makes its first flight.
9. HOW IRAQ'S YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS ARE CHANGING THEIR COUNTRY
Tech-savvy Iraqis are creating companies that use smartphone apps for ordering food and sharing rides, as the country is hungry for new jobs.
10. CINCO DE MAYO IS MET WITH AMBIVALENCE
President Donald Trump's immigration policies are leaving some Mexican-Americans and immigrants feeling at odds with a holiday they already thought was appropriated by beer and liquor companies.
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