By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHERE THE CANDIDATES STAND ON TAXING THE RICH
Under his own plan, Mitt Romney would pay half of what he would under President Barack Obama’s proposal — a savings of about $5 million a year. Obama could save as much as $90,000 under Romney’s plan.
2. NIGERIAN AIR DISASTER FOCUS TURNS TO JET’S HISTORY
Aviation records of a Dana Air Boeing MD-83 that crashed into a heavily populated neighborhood in Lagos killing all 153 on board are now under examination.
3. ZIMMERMAN’S ATTORNEY HOPES TO PERSUADE JUDGE
The lawyer for the defendant in the Trayvon Martin shooting is seeking a new bond hearing a day after his client was ordered to return to jail after having his bond revoked.
4. HANOI OPENS THREE NEW SITES FOR MIA SEARCH
The Vietnamese government’s approval for excavation will allow the United States to search for troop remains from the war.
5. GOP MEASURE COULD BE ELECTION-YEAR BOOST
Republicans say a bill aimed at repealing a tax on the makers of medical equipment would protect jobs and cut taxes. At the same time, it would take a bite out of Obama’s health care law.
6. HAWAII MARKS BATTLE OF MIDWAY
It’s been 70 years since the U.S. sank four Japanese aircraft carriers just six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, turning the tide of World War II.
7. MERITS OF HIGH-TECH NAVY SHIP DEBATED
At more than $3 billion a pop, critics say the new, sci-fi like DDG-1000 destroyer sucks away funds that could be better used to bolster a thinly stretched conventional fleet.
8. NEW MISS USA CROWNED
Olivia Culpo, a 20-year-old cellist from Rhode Island, wins the title and will represent the United States in this year’s Miss Universe pageant after voicing support for transgender beauty queens.
9. THE HEAT IS ON
Rajon Rondo has 15 points and 15 assists as the Celtics blow an 18-point lead but prevail 93-91 in overtime to help Boston tie the Eastern Conference finals with Miami 2-2.
10. TIGER TIES NICKLAUS AT JACK’S PLACE
Tiger Woods rides birdie barrage on back nine at the Memorial Tournament to tie Jack Nicklaus’ career victory mark with No. 73.
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