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Apr 20, 9:48 AM EDT

10 Things to Know for Today

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

1. 24 VICTIMS OF LATEST SHIPWRECK TRAGEDY TO BE BURIED, HUNDREDS MORE MAY HAVE PERISHED

The bodies have arrived in Malta for burial, as EU foreign ministers gather for an emergency meeting on the burgeoning crisis.

2. SEVEN DEAD IN ATTACK IN SOMALIA AGAINST VAN CARRYING U.N. EMPLOYEES

The militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the bombing.

3. TERRORISM PROBE YIELDS ARRESTS

Six people were arrested in Minneapolis and San Diego, where authorities have been tracking youths who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria or Somalia to fight with militants.

4. CLINTON FACING LITTLE OPPOSITION IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

Nevertheless, her campaign is determined to show voters that she is not taking that position for granted.

5. 70 YEARS LATER, IWO JIMA VET, OKINAWA SCHOOLGIRL WRESTLE WITH LEGACY OF WAR

For Norman Baker and Yoshiko Shimabukuro, it's never easy to reconcile the hatred of the past with the peace of the present.

6. WHAT CHINESE LEADER INTENDS TO UNVEIL IN PAKISTAN

Xi Jinping arrives in Islamabad to announce $46 billion worth of investment projects in energy and infrastructure development.

7. SMALL VICTORY FOR FLIERS

After years of rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief - $2.01 in savings to be exact.

8. HOW TO MAKE PILL-TAKING LESS YUCKY FOR KIDS

Flavored swallowing spray, a special pill cup and just practice with fake pills or candy are among the recommended strategies.

9. NOT JUST ANOTHER RACE

The Boston Marathon is now underway, taking the initial steps back toward its roots as a world-class sporting event first, and a cause - for fitness, for fundraising, for freedom - second.

10. WHO TAKES TOP PRIZE AT ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

Luke Bryan beats out Miranda Lambert, Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line for the top honor at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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