10 things to know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
It throws into question the future of a counterintelligence probe into his campaign’s possible connections to Russia and raises suspicions of an underhanded effort to stymie it.
White House talks with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov marks the highest level, face-to-face contact with Russia of his young presidency.
The new South Korean president says he’s open to visiting Kim Jong Un under the right conditions to talk about Pyongyang’s pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles.
Two Iraqi boys who escaped Islamic State captivity tell the AP that the militants forced hundreds of boys into training to become fighters and suicide bombers.
One of the most infamous episodes in U.S. medical history — where black men in the segregated South intentionally weren’t treated for STDs — is still affecting descendants to this day.
A high-tech U.S. Coast Guard cutter in the eastern Pacific patrols the biggest narcotics smuggling corridor in the world to stop cocaine getting to American cities.
The campaign has seen a former president disobey Iran’s supreme leader and open discussion of a 1980s mass execution, testing what can be discussed in public and online.
The collapse of an underground tunnel containing radioactive waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state is the latest incident to raise safety concerns.
The number of refugees arriving in the U.S. dipped to a six-year low in March, apart from a period in 2013 when the federal government was shut down.
It was a rare TV reunion as Stephen Colbert played host to a gang of fellow “Daily Show” alums on a special edition of CBS’ “The Late Show.”