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. BRITISH POLITICS IN CHAOS AS UK VOTES TO EXIT EU
The vote to leave the European Union, after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, shatters the stability of a project in continental unity designed half a century ago to prevent World War III.
2. HOUSE OF CARDS: DAVID CAMERON'S LUCK RUNS OUT
The British prime minister, who has coasted through politics on instinct and charm, made a gamble that has sunk his career as he says he will resign by the fall.
3. WHY BRITONS VOTED TO LEAVE EU
Concerns about immigration and what some saw as the ever-increasing power of the 28-member bloc trumped the attraction of being part of a single market.
4. BREXIT SENDS GLOBAL MARKETS TUMBLING
Stock markets and oil prices crashing and the pound hitting its lowest level in three decades.
5. CLINTON KEPT SEPARATE CALENDARS AS SECRETARY OF STATE
An AP review finds Hillary Clinton kept one for public consumption and historical archives, but another that included scores of meetings with political donors and loyalists, Wall Street bankers, Clinton Foundation contributors and other outside interests.
6. OBAMA CONTINUES TUSSLE WITH SUPREME COURT
The high court's deadlock on immigration policy adds another chapter to the president's turbulent history with it and delivers a reminder that there's more to come.
7. HOW THE COURT'S LACK OF DECISION AFFECTS IMMIGRANTS
Those living in the U.S. without legal authorization and their advocates are deeply disappointed, but they're also resolved that this isn't the end of the fight.
8. WHERE THE POPE IS HEADED
Pope Francis is bringing a message of peace and solidarity to Armenia as it marks the centennial of the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians that Francis himself has called a "genocide."
9. WHICH AMERICANA MUSIC PIONEER HAS DIED
Appalachian music patriarch Ralph Stanley, who helped define the bluegrass sound of rapid rhythms, mountain folk and three-part harmony, has died at 89.
10. WHO WAS PICKED FIRST IN NBA DRAFT
The Philadelphia 76ers selected Australian-born LSU freshman Ben Simmons with the No. 1 pick in basketball's annual pro draft, which set a record for international players selected.