10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. ISLAMIC STATE GROUP CLAIMS RESPONSIBILITY FOR TEXAS ATTACK
But it's unclear whether the extremists actually directed the shooting - or if the two gunmen were just inspired by the group and acted on their own.
2. SENATE ADOPTS GOP SPENDING PLAN
The measure, which passed the House last week, paves the way for an assault on Obama's health care law this summer.
3. OBAMA ADMINISTRATION OKS FERRY SERVICE TO CUBA
The move - if Cuba goes along - could open a new path for the hundreds of thousands of people and hundreds of millions of dollars in goods that travel between Florida and Havana each year.
4. HILLARY CLINTON OUTLINES IMMIGRATION AGENDA
She says that any legislation needs to include a path to "full and equal citizenship" for people in the U.S. illegally.
5. WHY BOKO HARAM IS ON THE RUN
Military forces from neighboring Chad, Niger and Cameroon have joined the battle against the militants that Nigerian soldiers had been waging alone.
6. US TRADE DEFICIT RISES SHARPLY
The massive deficit in March could force the government to lower its GDP estimate for the first quarter - possibly into negative territory.
7. GOOGLE HITS TIPPING POINT IN SHIFT TO SMARTPHONES
More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the world.
8. WHAT ASTRONOMERS ARE BUZZING ABOUT
They've discovered a galaxy about 13.1 billion light-years away - the farthest in distance and time than any galaxy ever seen.
9. RARE ARTIFACT ON DISPLAY IN ISRAELI MUSUEM
The oldest complete copy of the Ten Commandments, written on one of the Dead Sea Scrolls, is part of an exhibit of historical objects discovered in the Holy Land.
10. WHO'S FACING CAREER TEST IN HOLLYWOOD
Tom Cruise's next "Mission: Impossible" film is arriving on the heels of the fault-finding Scientology documentary "Going Clear."