Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
The mayor and residents of a northern Iraqi town close to the Syrian border say Sunni militants have captured the town of Tal Afar.
The turmoil raises questions about whether the U.S. president’s plans to keep a small military presence in Afghanistan until the end of 2016 can prevent similar violence there.
The San Antonio Spurs win their 5th title, beating the Miami Heat 104-87 in Game 5 of the finals.
The authorities are blaming an al-Qaida-linked Somali group for the deadly attack.
Parmesan for the Italian team, Cheerios for the Americans and chipotle chiles for the Mexicans–each team is making sure its players get top nutrition and familiar dishes away from home.
Russia cut off gas supplies to Ukraine on Monday as a payment deadline passed and negotiators failed to reach a deal with Russia on gas prices and unpaid bills.
Republicans’ talk of finding a winning strategy for presidential elections can get drowned out by confident, conservative lawmakers coasting toward re-elections in the House or Senate.
Casey Kasem, who counted down the hits for a quarter century, died at 82 after suffering the effects of dementia.
President Santos’ victory signals public approval of his peaceful bid to end the nation’s decades-long guerrilla conflict.
Starbucks is offering 135,000 U.S. employees steep discounts on online college degrees.