National & World News
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. CRUISE SHIP RUNS AGROUND
The Norwegian Dawn, with thousands on board, temporarily loses power and hits a reef while leaving Bermuda, the cruise line says.
2. ISLAMIC STATE GROUP HARVESTS TROVE OF US MILITARY EQUIPMENT
Iraqi troops, fleeing the battlefield in Ramadi, abandoned dozens of U.S.-made tanks, armored personnel carriers and artillery pieces.
3. HOW DEADLY MELEE BEGAN IN WACO, TEXAS
The shootout involving rival motorcycle gangs apparently was sparked by a parking dispute and someone running over a gang member's foot, police say.
4. NFL MOVING BACK EXTRA-POINT KICKS
To make PATs more challenging, the ball will be snapped from the 15-yard line rather than the 2.
5. WHAT'S COMPLICATING HILLARY CLINTON'S EFFORTS TO PUT EMAIL ISSUE TO REST
A judge has set a rolling timetable for release of the 55,000 emails - all but guaranteeing a slow drip of revelations throughout Clinton's primary campaign.
6. LOS ANGELES ON TRACK TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE TO $15 AN HOUR
If the law gets final approval, it would eventually require annual pay of about $31,200.
7. IRANIAN CARGO SHIP HEADING FOR YEMEN PORT
The U.S. and its allies want to inspect the vessel - now flanked by two Iranian warships - to make sure it's carrying only humanitarian aid.
8. KFC BRINGING BACK COLONEL SANDERS
The fast-food chain is seeking to refresh its image by harkening back to its founder, who hasn't been featured in TV ads for about 20 years.
9. WHOSE WEDDING IS OFF
Bristol Palin's marriage to Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer, which had been set for May 23, has been canceled, mother Sarah Palin says on her Facebook page.
10. TIMBERWOLVES WIN NBA DRAFT LOTTERY
It's the first time since 2004 that the team with the worst regular-season record grabs the No. 1 pick.