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10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Britain steps up military patrols, probes Manchester attacker's Libya ties; 'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet; Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

Video appears to show Texas officer striking…

The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times

Passenger: airline was warned about disruptive…

A woman on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu says passengers complained to American Airlines employees before takeoff that they were afraid of a passenger who was later arrested and charged with flight crew interference

Two new subpoenas for Michael Flynn

Senators haven't ruled out holding the former national security adviser in contempt of Congress; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports from Washington

President sends his top guns to defend budget…

Mulvaney, Mnuchin testify on Capitol Hill; chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel reports from Capitol Hill

The Latest: Trump to hold Iowa rally next week

Donald Trump will be holding a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on June 1

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Snowy plover chick hatches on Oregon beach

A Western snowy plover chick that hatched on an Oregon beach this spring is the first of its species to emerge successfully in that area in more than 50 years

Mars 2020 rover gets updated concept art

A third rover is headed to Mars in 2020, and it's got some upgrades onboard.

Strictly star Danny Mac On the Town

In new stage version of Gene Kelly classic.

The New York Times - The Manchester Attack…

From The New York Times: The Islamic State claimed responsibility on its social media for an attack in Manchester that killed 22 people and wounded dozens more at a pop concert. Rukmini Callimachi, a foreign correspondent for The New York Times covering ISIS and Al Qaeda, analyzes ISIS’s online messages and explains what they mean.By: By RUKMINI CALLIMACHI and NILO TABRIZY. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2qWpUd3

Republican Health Care Bill Would Lead to 23…

The Republican bill to repeal Obamacare would result in 23 million fewer people having health insurance by the year 2026, according to a long-awaited and nonpartisan forecast, upending the healthcare system and scrambling insurance markets.

Warning signs: How to spot future catastrophes

Richard Clarke, former counter-terror advisor to past three presidents, reacts the current climate in Washington and how he judges the ongoing investigation into Russia.

Carson: Poverty is a "state of mind"

HUD Secretary Ben Carson called poverty a "state of mind," saying that people with the right mindset can work to get to the top.

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Graham: New FBI Director Should Be an FBI Agent

Missed MTP? Catch highlights from our interviews in this week's #ComPRESSed

The Entire Country of Sweden is on Airbnb

The entire country of Sweden is on Airbnb. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.

Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions' security…

The Justice Department says Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he filled out as a U.S. senator last year

Forecasters: Pacific hurricane season depends on El Nino

Forecasters say the central Pacific region around Hawaii can expect a normal or slightly above-average hurricane season, depending largely on the presence of El Nino conditions

'I didn't expect that to happen': father of…

Ramadan Abedi, the father of Salman who is accused of killing 22 concert-goers at Manchester Arena, told Reuters in Libya that 'everything was normal' when he last spoke to his son. Ramadan was detained by Tripoli counterrorism force during the interview. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Former allies on school choice now divided by…

President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives

Trump Splits From His Cabinet On 'Madman' Kim…

A leaked phone call shows President Trump called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a madman — but his administration has said Kim is perfectly sane.

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Need cash? Facebook expands personal fundraising…

Facebook is expanding its fundraising tools that let users ask friends and strangers to give them money to help pay for education, medical or other expenses.

South Dakota jury finds consultant not guilty in…

A South Dakota jury has acquitted a consultant of drug charges for his role in helping an American Indian tribe pursue a marijuana resort on tribal land.