10 Things to Know for Wednesday

By The Associated Press

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

1. WHAT MITT ROMNEY WILL SAY TO BLACK VOTERS

The likely GOP presidential nominee will address the NAACP in speech his advisers say will focus on the economy.

2. THE NEW WRINKLE HOUSE REPUBLICANS WILL USE AGAINST HEALTH CARE LAW

GOP to push for a symbolic repeal vote with a new argument: It will spare 20 million Americans from a tax.

3. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING ON CAPITOL HILL

For the next few weeks, lawmakers will look busy, but they’re not expected to pass much legislation.

4. CLINTON MAKES HISTORIC LAOS VISIT

Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes the first secretary of state to visit the nation in more than five decades.

5. OHIO FREIGHT TRAIN DERAILS, CAUSING FIERY BLAST

Columbus authorities evacuate a mile-wide area of the city after about 11 cars derailed and some exploded into flames.

6. TV’s MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT RELEASED

Study shows that Sept. 11 was by far the most impactful television moment during the past 50 years.

7. HEIR’S WIFE FOUND DEAD IN LONDON

Autopsy fails to uncover cause of death for American-born Eva Rausing, one of Britain’s richest women.

8. HIGH-POWERED LESBIANS TO LAUNCH SUPER PAC

L-PAC’s goal will be to give lesbians an influential voice in mainstream politics.

9. NEWLY IDENTIFIED BOSNIAN VICTIMS TO BE BURIED

The remains of Muslim men and boys slaughtered at Srebrenica in 1995 to be laid to rest.

10. GIANT BLOWOUT: NL ROUTS AL 8-0

San Francisco’s Pablo Sandoval and Melky Cabrera key a five-run first inning as the NL wins its third straight All-Star game.

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