Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. TRUMP ASKS SUPREME COURT TO REINSTATE TRAVEL BAN
The White House contends that its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries would make the U.S. safer.
2. US WITHDRAWING FROM PARIS CLIMATE DEAL
Trump’s decision strikes a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat climate change and distances the U.S. from many allies abroad.
3. AP ANALYSIS: ‘AMERICA FIRST’ MAY MEAN AMERICA ALONE
Trump’s decision to pull out of the landmark Paris climate accord sends an unmistakable message to the rest of the world, White House Correspondent Julie Pace writes.
4. DOZENS DIE FROM SMOKE IN PHILIPPINE CASINO
A gunman storms a casino in Manila and torches gambling tables in the crowded space, creating a choking level of smoke that killed at least 36 people, authorities say.
5. OK, SPELL ‘MAROCAIN’
That’s what California sixth grader Ananya Vinay did to capture the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee.
6. WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MOCK THE WEATHERMAN
Statistics show that the weather forecasts people routinely make fun of have actually vastly improved.
7. WHERE NOOSES HAVE APPEARED IN RECENT DAYS
The symbols long used to intimidate blacks have showed up in and around the nation’s capital, including at the Smithsonian’s new African-American history museum.
8. EFFORTS TO PREVENT HIV IN WOMEN FACE OBSTACLE
Certain types of vaginal bacteria can break down an anti-AIDS gel before it has time to work, researchers determine.
9. WHO’S TOUTING TV SCOOP
Megyn Kelly says she’s landed an interview with Russian President Putin that will air on the debut of her NBC newsmagazine on Sunday
10. WARRIORS POWER PAST CAVS 113-91 IN GAME 1
Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry best LeBron James in the much-anticipated third straight meeting between the teams in the NBA Finals.
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