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10 for today: Friday, June 6

10 for today: Friday, June 6

D-DAY REMEMBERED:An American flag is placed in the sand of Omaha Beach, western France, Friday, June 6. Veterans and Normandy residents are paying tribute to the thousands who gave their lives in the D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied France 70 years ago. World leaders and dignitaries including President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth II will gather to honor the more than 150,000 American, British, Canadian and other Allied D-Day troops who risked and gave their lives to defeat Adolf Hitler's Third Reich. Photo: Associated Press/Thibault Camus

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

1. WHAT WORLD LEADERS ARE DOING ON D-DAY

Obama, Putin, Queen Elizabeth II and thousands of veterans are gathering on beaches holding commemorations along Normandy’s coast on the 70-year anniversary.

2. SEATTLE CAMPUS SHOOTING SUSPECT IDENTIFIED

Seattle police have arrested Aaron R. Ybarra, 26, in the shooting at a small university that left one person dead and another critically wounded.

3. MANHUNT ENDS FOR CANADA SHOOTING SUSPECT

A witness says she heard Justin Bourque say “I’m done” when he was arrested for the shooting deaths of three Royal Canadian Mounted Police in New Brunswick.

4. HOW MILITARY HANDLES RETURNED CAPTIVES

Once released from captivity, a soldier like Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl enters a series of debriefings and counseling sessions to ease him back into normal life.

5. SCANDAL OVER VA WAIT TIMES GROWS

The agency’s acting chief reveals that 18 more Phoenix-area veterans died after being left off an official appointment list.

6. ‘REPARATIVE THERAPY’ A GOAL FOR TEXAS GOP

State Republicans would endorse psychological treatment for minors that seeks to turn gay people straight under a new platform.

7. HOW GM IS DEALING WITH IGNITION-SWITCH SCANDAL

The auto giant says it has fired 15 employees and will compensate victims of crashes linked to at least 13 deaths.

8. PHYSICIANS RELYING MORE ON ‘TELEMEDICINE’

Doctors across rural America are increasingly seeking help in emergencies from video services that let them connect with hospitals in bigger cities.

9. FAMOUSLY OUTLAWED, FERRETS MAY RETURN TO NYC

Fifteen years after being banned under former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, New York City says it may hold a hearing on a measure that could make the slinky creatures legal again.

10. JAMES, MIAMI LITERALLY FEELING THE HEAT

A cramping LeBron James and the Heat wilted in San Antonio after the arena’s air conditioning turned off and the Spurs pulled away for a 110-95 win in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

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