Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHERE A TOP NORTH KOREAN OFFICIAL IS HEADING
Kim Yong Chol is en route to New York for talks aimed at salvaging a summit between Kim Jong Un and Trump — the North’s highest-level mission to the U.S. in 18 years.
2. HOW ROSEANNE BARR REACTED TO HER FIRING BY ABC
The comedian apologized on Twitter to those who lost their jobs because of the cancellation of the hit reboot “Roseanne” and expressed remorse she was being branded a racist.
3. GAZA’S HAMAS RULERS AGREE TO CEASE-FIRE WITH ISRAEL
Egyptian mediators help calm the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war.
4. WHAT PALESTINIANS IN LEBANON FEAR
Palestinians who fled to Lebanon to escape Syria’s civil war fear they could lose access to education if the U.S. fails to fund the U.N. agency on which they rely.
5. RECORD NUMBER OF WOMEN SEEK SENATE SEATS
Forty-two women in the two major parties — the most ever — are qualified to run for 19 seats in the Senate, an AP analysis finds, possibly expanding the 23 already in the chamber.
6. BELGIUM ATTACKER SHOUTED ‘ALLAHU AKBAR’
A Belgian federal magistrate says the Liege attacks which left three dead are considered “terrorist murder.”
7. WHO IS SUCCEEDING GREITENS AS GOVERNOR
Lieutenant governor Mike Parson, another military veteran and conservative Republican, will automatically ascend to Missouri’s top job.
8. SOGGY ALBERTO CHURNS TO NATION’S MIDSECTION
Flash flood watches are in effect for parts of several states from Alabama through Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, the Carolinas and Virginia and West Virginia.
9. STARBUCKS HALTS BREWING TO DISCUSS RACE
The coffee chain’s anti-bias training was personal, asking workers to break into small groups to talk about their experiences with race.
10. IGUODALA’S STATUS FOR GAME 1 IN QUESTION
The Warriors could be without one of their top defenders as they take on LeBron James and the Cavaliers for a fourth straight NBA Finals.