10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHAT’S NEXT AFTER MUELLER HEARINGS
Democrats have multiple investigations of Trump underway that don’t require cooperation from the White House or the Justice Department.
2. PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR TO STEP DOWN
Ricardo Rosselló will resign Aug. 2, conceding power after furious protests touched off by a leak of crude and insulting chat messages.
3. NORTH KOREA FIRES SHORT-RANGE MISSILES INTO SEA
The first weapons launches in more than two months come as Pyongyang and Washington struggle to restart nuclear negotiations.
4. ‘A PIVOTAL MOMENT IN OUR COUNTRY’S HISTORY’
Boris Johnson holds his first Cabinet meeting as Britain’s prime minister, pledging to break the Brexit impasse that brought down predecessor Theresa May.
5. WHERE HURRICANE FUNDS ARE AT A TRICKLE
North Carolina storm survivors are frustrated with the slow spending of federal long-term housing recovery funds.
6. HUNDREDS OF US RETURNEES DUMPED IN MEXICO’S MONTERREY
The mass busings are a practice not seen before as Mexico tries to handle the 20,000 or so returnees it’s received since January.
7. IN A SMALL ARKANSAS TOWN, ECHOES OF A CENTURY-OLD MASSACRE
Elaine was the site of one of the largest racial mass killings in U.S. history and residents are split on whether a memorial or reparations would deliver justice.
8. HOW UAE TROOP DRAWDOWN IMPACTS YEMEN’S WAR
The United Arab Emirates is pulling out thousands of troops in Yemen to boost peace talks with rebels who control part of the country.
9. HOME-DELIVERED MEALS COULD SAVE MONEY FOR MEDICARE
A study says the U.S. government could save $1.57 for every dollar spent if it delivers free healthy meals to frail seniors after a hospitalization.
10. RAPPER A$AP ROCKY CHARGED WITH ASSAULT
The Grammy-nominated artist has been in custody as Swedish authorities investigate a fight he was allegedly involved in before appearing at a music festival.