10 Things to Know for Friday
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., right, leaves the Republican National Committee Headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 12, 2016, after a meeting between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, of Wis. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. WHO MET IN DC
Donald Trump and House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan declared they are ‘totally committed’ to working together to win in November.
2. WHERE A PRESIDENT VOWS TO FIGHT HER OUSTER
Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff vows to use ‘all legal means’ to continue opposing her impeachment, raising the specter of continued political turmoil.
3. THE TORCH CONTINUES TOWARD RIO
Rousseff’s political fate might not affect the troubled Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics, but Brazil remains mired a deepest recession, and it’s at the epicenter of the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
4. OLYMPIC TROUBLES FOR RUSSIA AND KENYA
The games could go on without either country’s track team, after the World Anti-Doping Agency bans Kenya’s drug-fighting agency and releases some terrible numbers about testing in Russia.
5. WHY FACEBOOK IS TRENDING
The social media giant pulls back the curtain on how its Trending Topics feature works, a reaction to a report that suggested Facebook downplays conservative news subjects.
6. WHAT THE POPE SAID ABOUT WOMEN
Francis says he’s willing to study whether women can be deacons, signaling openness to letting women perform many of the same functions as priests.
7. ZIMMERMAN GUN UP FOR SALE
The pistol George Zimmerman used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin was yanked by one gun sales website but posted by another.
8. OBAMA REKINDLES WWII-ERA DEBATE
The president’s decision to tour Hiroshima is stirring discussion on both sides of the Pacific about the nuclear attack that destroyed the Japanese city.
9. A SWAN SONG IN NASHVILLE
ABC is canceling the country music drama series ‘Nashville’ after four seasons, drawing an immediate lament from the city of Nashville’s mayor.
10. MORE CHANGES FOR YOUTH FOOTBALL
Pop Warner bans kickoffs in its three youngest age divisions, on the same day as the death of a California teenager whose paralyzing football injury led to increased safety protections for young players.