10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. HOSTAGE DEATHS A REMINDER OF RISK OF `DEADLY MISTAKES'
With the deaths of two Western captives in a CIA drone strike, Obama is brutally reminded of how civilians can be lost in wartime.
2. WHAT TERROR SUSPECTS PLOTTED
Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market had also planned to send a suicide bomber to the Vatican in 2010, a plot that was never carried out, an Italian prosecutor says.
3. WORLD LEADERS TO MARK ARMENIA MASSACRE
The presidents of Russia and France are among the dignitaries attending ceremonies commemorating the slaughter 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks.
4. COMCAST DROPS BID TO BUY TIME WARNER CABLE
The deal, which faced heavy regulatory pushback, would have combined the top two cable companies and put 55% of broadband subscribers under one roof.
5. HIGH SCHOOL PRODUCTION TURNS DANGEROUS
More than a dozen people were injured after a stage filled with students collapsed during a musical performance at a central Indiana high school.
6. A BRIGHT SPOT IN A DARKENED CITY
In a city plagued by chronic power outages, poverty and shortages of construction materials, the rooftop restaurant "Level Up" in Gaza City defies all the rules.
7. MIGRANTS KILLED ON MACEDONIA TRACKS
At least 14 refugees, believed to be from Afghanistan and Somalia, are dead after being hit by a train as they walked along the railroad at night.
8. BYOB: IT'S BREW YOUR OWN BEER AT SOME COLLEGES
Two schools are teaching students how to make beer, giving students the skills to compete for jobs in a rapidly expanding section of the hospitality industry.
9. HOW TO USE YOUR LATEST APPLE GADGET
AP's Anick Jesdanun has tips on setting up and using Apple Watch for the first time, as the first batch of smartwatches arrive in people's homes.
10. WHO LED WARRIORS TO BIG COMEBACK WIN
Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and was the catalyst in a 20-point, fourth-quarter rally, as Golden State beat New Orleans 123-119 in overtime to take a 3-0 series lead.