Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
1. UN SAYS DEAL STRUCK WITH IRAN TO PROBE SUSPECTED NUCLEAR ARMS
Allowing inspections could give Iran leverage in talks later this week to get the U.S. and Europe to roll back economic sanctions.
2. LAUNCH OF PRIVATE CARGO ROCKET OPENS NEW ERA OF SPACEFLIGHT
A SpaceX company rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral this morning, marking the first time a private business has launched a vessel to the International Space Station. It is to dock Friday to unload 1,000 pounds of supplies.
3. JOPLIN, MO., MARKS ANNIVERSARY OF TORNADO THAT KILLED 161
Obama’s speech praising residents for their “bigness of spirit” precedes events today that include a community walk through the path of the twister and a moment of silence at 6:41 p.m., the precise time it hit.
4. YEMEN BRACES FOR HOLIDAY IN THE WAKE OF AL-QAIDA ATTACK
The country’s leaders say today’s National Day celebrations will go on despite the suicide bombing that killed 96 soldiers rehearsing for a military parade.
5. FACEBOOK STOCK PLUNGES AFTER IPO
It fell 11 percent Monday to $34.03, even as the rest of the stock market rallied. Some analysts say Facebook may still be overpriced.
6. SENATE OPENS HEARINGS INTO JPMORGAN’S TRADING LOSS
At 10 a.m., the Senate Banking Committee questions regulators about the $2-billion-plus loss and whether Wall Street banks need tougher oversight.
7. EIGHT SHOT AFTER NBA PLAYOFF GAME
Police in Oklahoma City say at least eight were wounded, one critically, in a late-night scuffle and shooting just blocks from the arena where the Thunder eliminated the Los Angeles Lakers.
8. DOCTORS SEEING MORE BAREFOOT RUNNING INJURIES
They say runners who transition too quickly to minimalist “barefoot running shoes” or no shoes at all risk pulled muscles, tendinitis and stress fractures.
9. FOURTH CLIMBER FOUND DEAD ON MOUNT EVEREST
All of them died while descending the 35,035-foot summit. Some experts blame climate change for increasingly dangerous conditions on the world’s highest mountain, with little fresh snow making the rocks icy and unstable.
10. HUNDREDS OF U.S. MUSEUMS WILL BE FREE FOR MILITARY FAMILIES
At 10 a.m., organizers plan to announce that their two-year-old program has grown to 1,600 museums offering free summer admission to active-duty military and their families.