Thursday, June 16
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. WHY OBAMA SAYS GUN LAWS MUST BE TIGHTENED
The president argues counter-terrorism campaigns overseas will never be enough to prevent "lone wolf" attacks like the one that killed 49 people in Orlando.
2. GAY PRIDE PARADES BRACE FOR HUGE SECURITY PRESENCE
The processions around the United States in the coming weeks will be protected by more police officers in the wake of the mass shooting in a gay nightclub in Florida.
3. TRUMP ORGANIZATION EMPLOYS FEW BLACK EXECUTIVES
A review by The Associated Press has found other minorities are also scarce at upper levels, even though Donald Trump has employed scores of executives.
4. SANDERS VOWS TO WORK WITH CLINTON TO DEFEAT TRUMP
Bernie Sanders says his "political revolution" must continue and tells his followers that their major task is to "make certain" Donald Trump is defeated.
5. WHERE A MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT WAS KILLED
The shooting and stabbing death of a British lawmaker who campaigned for the country to stay in the European Union has brought the nation's divisive referendum campaign to a standstill.
6. WHO IS TRYING TO CLAIM A SECOND STRAIGHT BASKETBALL TITLE
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are trying to cap a record season by sending home the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
7. WHICH BIG CITY IS THE FIRST IN THE US TO IMPOSE A SODA TAX
Philadelphia passed the 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet beverages despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it.
8. FLORIDA PARKS WEIGH RESPONSE AFTER TODDLER'S DEATH
Disney has closed all its beaches and will add warning signs, as attention focuses on how theme parks and other attractions should warn visitors in a state with an estimated 1 million alligators.
9. NASA CRAFT NEARS JUPITER
Juno is headed toward the giant planet to study how it formed and evolved.
10. HAMILTON STAR AND CREATOR TO BID SHOW ADIEU
Lin-Manuel Miranda is leaving Broadway's biggest musical this summer.