10 things to know for Wednesday, June 11: Virginia upset sends shock waves through GOP
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Tea party challenger Dave Brat wins a stunning upset victory against the House majority leader in the 7th District Republican primary contest in Virginia.
One of the American GIs killed by a U.S. airstrike was deployed a month after his father died and another one was engaged to be married.
With no prospects for the emergence of a new leader who can stop further Sunni Muslim insurgency gains, the Obama administration is largely resigned to continue working with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
The 65-year-old pharmacist, who was stuck in her house for nearly two years, got through by reading books, eating plants and refusing to look in the mirror, believing that seeing her withered state might break her spirit.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will face the House Armed Services Committee, which is investigating Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s release.
Brazil, South Africa, India, Indonesia and Turkey now seem a lot more appealing to investors after taking steps to boost their economies.
As fewer Americans can now afford newly built homes in the close-in neighborhoods they desire, many builders sell fewer houses at higher prices.
Owners of the rival brands Jack Daniels and George Dickel clash over the right to label their drink the state’s authentic style of the drink.
Dilma Rousseff urges her fellow countrymen to support the World Cup and rebukes the “pessimists” who complain the country shouldn’t be hosting the event.
The 44-year-old singer confirms she is flying to Brazil to perform the official tune “We Are One (Ole Ola)” during the tournament’s opening ceremony after FIFA officials announced earlier this week that she wouldn’t.