National & World News
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. AUTHORITIES: 17 SHOT, 2 KILLED AT FLORIDA NIGHTCLUB
A captain with the Fort Myers Police Department tells WINK-TV as many as 17 people have been shot at Club Blu. Authorities say three people have been taken into custody and that there are two active crime scenes.
2. GERMAN ATTACKER SLATED TO BE DEPORTED
The failed asylum-seeker from Syria who blew himself up and wounded 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany was to be deported to Bulgaria, a German official says.
3. DEMOCRATS SEEK DISPLAY OF UNITY DESPITE LEADERSHIP SHUFFLE
Democrats open their national convention in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking party united behind Hillary Clinton, but face lingering bitterness among supporters of Bernie Sanders and the resignation of Debbie Wasserman Schultz as party chair.
4. HUGE PROTESTS, HIGH TEMPS EXPECTED IN PHILLY
The Democratic convention gets underway in Philadelphia with much bigger demonstrations than the GOP edition and much higher temperatures, as the region copes with a heat wave.
5. 'GLASS CEILING' CLOSER, BUT WOMEN STILL LAG IN POLITICS
Clinton may be closer than ever to shattering what she called "the highest, hardest glass ceiling," but women in the U.S. remain significantly underrepresented at all levels of elected office.
6. BOGUS WANDS EXPOSED AFTER CATOSTROPIC IRAQ BOMBINGS
The government halts the use of fake wands soldiers were using at Baghdad's many checkpoints after a massive suicide bombing killed almost 300 people earlier this month.
7. 'LESS GENDERED' KIDS CLOTHING GENRE GROWING
And with that some big retailers are making small changes, while some frustrated parents have started their own companies.
8. PHILIPPINE LEADER DECLARES CEASEFIRE WITH COMMUNIST REBELS
Rodrigo Duterte asks the Maoist rebels to end decades of deadly violence and foster the resumption of peace talks.
9. 'POKEMON GO' PLAYERS STUMBLE ON HIDDEN HISTORY
Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by - until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail.
10. DURANT READY FOR WARM WELCOME IN OAKLAND
Even in a jersey with "USA" on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos from fans in Los Angeles for an exhibition blowout of China. That's expected to change the next night in Oakland.