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June 3, 2014

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

1. HOW BERGDAHL WENT MISSING IN AFGHANISTAN

The Pentagon determined in 2010 that the Army sergeant had walked away from his unit, but continued to search for him in the years afterward, U.S. officials tell the AP.

2. OPPOSITION LAWMAKERS VOW TO BLOCK OBAMA'S CUTS IN POWER-PLANT POLLUTION

Scuttling the rules could be easier if Republicans take the Senate in November and then the White House in 2016.

3. ASSAD POISED FOR RE-ELECTION VICTORY, DESPITE OBJECTIONS

The Syrian opposition and its Western allies dismiss the vote as a farce, questioning the credibility of an election taking place during a raging civil war.

4. OBAMA HIGHLIGHTS DILEMMA OF MIGRANT CHILDREN

The number of children found trying to cross the Mexican border without parents has skyrocketed — and is expected to top 60,000 this year.

5. THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING OF SPAIN

The abdication of King Juan Carlos means his son, Crown Prince Felipe, will reign. The son's 70 percent approval rating dwarfs his father's.

6. WHY A HURRICANE'S NAME MATTERS

People fear — and are more likely to flee — male-named storms than female ones, a study finds.

7. 'VERY, VERY EXCITING' PROGRESS AGAINST CANCER

Immunotherapy — which boosts the body's natural ways of attacking tumors — is seeing strong gains against cervical cancer and other forms of the disease.

8. WHO'S HEADING TO A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY

Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o is joining the cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII." When the film's principal cast was announced last month, the lack of women raised some eyebrows.

9. APPLE PREVIEWS NEW MAC, MOBILE SOFTWARE

Among other changes, Apple is expanding the iCloud for users to store and sync files of any type.

10. WHAT ODDS HORSE BREEDERS ARE BUCKING

One expert says there's just a 50,000-to-1 chance that a horse like the Triple Crown will ever emerge again from such humble bloodlines.

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  • UCLA Flooding-12 [Duplicate] Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face w

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  • House Obama Lawsuit-3 [Duplicate] Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided

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  • Settlement erases debt for 261 Indiana military members INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Attorney General Greg Zoeller says a new settlement will erase $1.5 million of bad debt for 261 military members from Indiana. Zoeller and attorneys general from 12 other states filed suit against the lender Rome Finance. They acc

    July 30, 2014

  • Smart phone app helps navigate Indiana State Fair

    The Indiana State Fair is offering a free updated mobile app for smartphones aimed at helping visitors navigate their way around the fairgrounds on Indianapolis' north side.

    July 30, 2014

  • Highway Money [Duplicate] Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday voted to change the funding and timing of a House bill to keep federal highway funds flowing to states in an effort to force Congress to come to grips with chronic funding problems that have plagued transportat

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  • Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden faces federal charges

    INDIANAPOLIS — Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden has spent more than 30 years in law enforcement working to protect the public from criminals, but on Tuesday he was treated as one. Rodden, charged with lying to federal investigators about his relatio

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