10 Things to Know for Today
Jun 27, 2013 at 6:58 AM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. WHAT'S NEXT IN GAY MARRIAGE FIGHTAdvocates say they will try to legalize same-sex marriages nationwide in the next five years after the U.S. Supreme Court extended federal recognition to the unions.2. OBAMA HIGHLIGHTS DEMOCRACY IN AFRICAThe president is visiting Senegal, where the president ousted a leader who was trying to change the constitution, and was to reflect on the ties with African-Americans. OBAMA3. IMMIGRATION VOTE COULD COME TODAYTest votes in the Senate show a majority of over 60 votes needed to secure passage of Obama's overhaul of immigration laws. Prospects in the House are still uncertain.4. UNCERTAINTY SURROUNDING NSA LEAKER GROWSSnowden still hasn't been heard from and Ecuador's foreign minister says it may take two months to decide whether to grant him asylum.5. SOUTH AFRICA WAITS AND WORRIES ABOUT MANDELAThe president canceled a visit to Mozambique today after visiting the critically ill anti-apartheid leader in the hospital.6. VIDEO, TEXT MESSAGES CITED IN HERNANDEZ ARRESTPolice say the ex-New England Patriot was seen leaving home with a gun, and the semi-pro player he's accused of killing texted he was with "NFL" hours later.7. SANDY'S LATEST VICTIMThe remains of a handyman who drowned in a trailer in New York City's Rockaways weren't found until April, six months after the superstorm.8. PAYING YOUR BILLS IN SPACEPayPal and two space travel groups are forming a group to investigate what currency might be used beyond Earth's realm once space tourism takes off.9. SAYING GOODBYE TO GANDOLFINIThe "Sopranos" star will be remembered today at a Manhattan funeral service. Broadway lights were dimmed last night in his honor.10. TWO BIG NAMES OUSTED AT WIMBLEDONSeven-time champ Roger Federer and No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova were stunned in the second round by players who weren't ranked in the top 100.