National News

April 2, 2013

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. SUSPICION FALLS ON WHITE SUPREMACIST IN DA SLAYING

Authorities had issued a bulletin warning that the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas might try to retaliate against law enforcement.

2. WHO’S GRABBING THE WHEEL ON IMMIGRATION

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has claimed a make-or-break role on the issue.

3. DEADLY MILESTONE IN SYRIA’S CIVIL WAR

Activists say more than 6,000 deaths were documented last month, making it the bloodiest yet.

4. WHY JAMES HOLMES’ PLEA OFFER WAS REJECTED

The prosecutor said: “It’s my determination and my intention that in this case, for James Eagan Holmes, justice is death.”  

5. BIG IMPLICATIONS FROM INDIA’S DRUG PATENT RULING

It’s among several developing countries that are licensing local pharmaceutical companies to make cheap generic versions of medicines.

6. COMPETITION SHAKES UP BIGGEST U.S. AUTO SEGMENT

Hyundai, Ford, Nissan and Kia are cutting into the sales of Toyota Camrys and Honda Accords, which once ruled the mid-size car market.

7. GETTING GREEN LIGHT TO BROADCAST TV SHOWS TO WEB

An appeals court clears the way for Aereo Inc. to retransmit live broadcast TV feeds to computers, tablets and smartphones for $8 a month.

8. ‘BUCKWILD’ CAST MEMBER’S LAST RIDE

Shain Gandee was found dead in an SUV, along with his uncle and another man, along a muddy track in West Virginia.

9. THE BREAK SEEN ‘ROUND THE WORLD

While recovering in a hospital from a gruesome leg injury, Louisville guard Kevin Ware gets a chance to hold the NCAA regional trophy.

10. ‘THE THREE BIG HOLIDAYS — THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS AND OPENING DAY’

Dodgers co-owner Stan Kasten echoes the feelings of many baseball fans who flocked to ballparks across the nation for an enduring rite of spring.

 

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