10 Things to know for Thursday, June 12

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. WHAT IRAQI MILITANTS ARE PLANNING NEXT
  An al-Qaida-inspired group vows to march on to Baghdad after seizing the country’s two key Sunni-dominated cities. IRAQ

2. WHAT CANTOR’S RESIGNATION MIGHT MEAN FOR PRESIDENT
The House majority leader’s stunning primary loss seems likely to make politics even more difficult for Obama. CANTOR

3. POLITICAL SPLIT OUTGROWS U.S. VOTING BOOTH
A new survey finds Americans are divided by ideology and partisanship in choosing where to live, where to get their news and with whom to associate. POLARIZED AMERICA

4. WHAT’S RATTLING WORLD CUP ORGANIZERS
Because of problems during construction, the new arena in Sao Paulo was never tested at close to full capacity as it will be when host Brazil meets Croatia. WCUP-STADIUM’S BIG TEST

5. SENATE BACKS LAW TO ALLOW VETS TO GET OUTSIDE TREATMENT
Lawmakers say they are confident they can agree on a bill to improve veterans’ health care and send it to Obama’s desk by the end of the month. VETERANS-HEALTH CARE

6. HOW BALTICS ARE COUNTERING PRO-MOSCOW BROADCASTS
Latvia and Lithuania are planning to team with Estonia to set up a joint Russian-language channel to offset propaganda. BALTICS-RUSSIA-TV WARS

7. SIMPSON CASE AT 20: RACIAL DIFFERENCES
The murder trial of the former football great exposed the idea that white and black people often look at the same facts and see different realities. Two decades later, few opinions have changed. OJ SIMPSON-STILL BLACK AND WHITE

8. BERGDAHL POSTS REVEAL ANNOYANCE, STRUGGLE
On Facebook, the rescued Army sergeant spoke of his frustration with the world, criticizing military commanders and musing about how to stop violence. BERGDAHL-FACEBOOK

9. POLICE FOCUS ON DRIVER’S COMMUTE IN TRACY MORGAN CRASH
The trucker charged in the accident lived in Georgia but his job was based in Delaware — and he hadn’t slept for more than 24 hours before the crash. TRACY MORGAN-ACCIDENT

10. RANGERS STAVE OFF ELIMINATION
Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves and New York held off the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in Game 4 to extend the Stanley Cup finals. STANLEY CUP-FOLO


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