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. JOHN MCCAIN FACING DAUNTING BATTLE
The Arizona senator's tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, and his family and doctors are deliberating treatment options.
2. OJ SIMPSON BACK IN CAMERA'S GLARE
The former football star, actor and pitchman will command the world's attention once more as he beseeches a parole board for his freedom on live TV.
3. ATTITUDES SHIFTING ON HEALTH CARE
Sixty-two percent of Americans now say it's the government's responsibility to make sure that all Americans have health care coverage, according to an AP-NORC survey.
4. KEY PLAYERS SUMMONED TO CAPITOL HILL
Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle, including his eldest son and son-in-law, are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.
5. WHO'S GETTING BANG FOR ITS BUCK
North Korea is believed to have spent roughly as much on its infamous nuclear program as the U.S. does on a single nuclear-powered submarine.
6. COMBUSTIBLE SIDING UNDER SCRUTINY
The same aluminum panels covering London's Grenfell Tower, where a recent blaze killed 80 people, are listed in a U.S. company's brochure as adding a "stunning visual effect" to an NFL stadium and a 33-story Baltimore hotel.
7. WHITE HOUSE TARGETING RED TAPE
The Trump administration has withdrawn or delayed 860 proposed regulations in its first five months, the beginnings of a regulatory overhaul meant to bolster economic growth.
8. WHICH SPACE RELIC IS UP FOR SALE
A collection bag containing traces of moon dust that was used by astronaut Neil Armstrong during the first manned mission to the moon in 1969 will be featured at a New York City auction.
9. MILESTONE IN FIGHT AGAINST AIDS
For the first time in the AIDS epidemic, more than half the people with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus, the U.N. reports.
10. WHAT'S SEEN AS TOUGHEST HOLE AT BRITISH OPEN
The sixth hole at Royal Birkdale is a left-to-right dog-leg that requires a precise drive and a long second shot.
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