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Jun 25, 9:46 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Friday

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

1. SUPREME COURT SAVES OBAMACARE

Ruling 6-3, the court rejects a major challenge to the health care law and upholds financial aid to millions of Americans to help pay for insurance premiums.

2. WHO'S DEFYING LAME-DUCK LABEL

Even as his presidency comes to a close, Obama's recent legal and legislative victories are a vindication of his policy priorities.

3. FIRST FUNERAL HELD FOR VICTIMS OF CHARLESON MASSACRE

In eulogizing 70-year-old Ethel Lance, a minister says: "When Sister Lance praised the Lord, you had to strap on your spiritual seat belt."

4. ISLAMIC STATE FIGHTERS LAUNCH COUNTEROFFENSIVE

A two-pronged attack in northern Syria includes a sweep into Kobani that puts Kurdish forces on their heels.

5. HOW UNIVISION WANTS TO PUNISH DONALD TRUMP

The network says it will pull the plug on its Spanish-language coverage of the Miss USA Pageant over comments the GOP presidential candidate made about Mexican immigrants. Trump has financial ties to the pageant.

6. TRAVELERS CAUGHT IN VIOLENCE TARGETING CHEAPER CAR SERVICE

Angry French taxi drivers smash cars and set tires ablaze in a nationwide strike against Uber.

7. WHAT MILESTONE GOOGLE HAS REACHED WITH SELF-DRIVING CARS

For the first time, the pod-like, two-seat vehicles are being allowed on public roads.

8. WOMAN, BABY RESCUED AFTER PLANE CRASH IN COLOMBIAN JUNGLE

She and her months-old infant drink coconut water to stay alive during their four-day ordeal.

9. BRISTOL PALIN ANNOUNCES SHE'S PREGNANT

It will be the second child out-of-wedlock for Palin - who says she doesn't want any lectures.

10. MINNESOTA TAKES KARL-ANTHONY TOWNS WITH TOP PICK OF NBA DRAFT

The Timberwolves can add the Kentucky big man to a young roster featuring Rookie of the Year Andrew Wiggins, who was picked first last year.

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