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. Democrats hold on to Arizona House seat
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' aide Ron Barber defeated Republican Jesse Kelly, who narrowly lost to Giffords in 2010.
2. Coordinated car bombs kill 63 in Iraq
The wave of bombings targeted religious processions during the annual pilgrimage commemorating the 8th century death of a revered Shiite imam.
3. How JPMorgan Chase lost more than $2 billion on risky trades
Congress will ask Jamie Dimon, chief executive of the largest U.S. bank, to explain it.
4. NASA to launch X-ray telescope from Pacific island
The NuStar will hunt for hard-to-see objects lurking in the heart of the Milky Way and other galaxies.
5. Why North America and Europe dominated bids for new Internet addresses
If approved, the new suffixes would rival ".com" and about 300 others now in use.
6. Penn State witness says he saw sexual assault
Mike McQueary told the jury that Jerry Sandusky was standing naked in a team shower behind a boy and he had no doubt he was witnessing anal sex.
7. Why Mogadisu, Somalia is losing the label of "The World's Most Dangerous City"
After nearly a year of peace, Somalis who fled decades of war are returning, as are U.N. workers and embassies.
8. Farm bill divides Midwestern and Southern farmers
The half-trillion-dollar bill setting farm policy into the future outlines dramatic changes in how farmers are protected from financial and natural disasters.
9. How the University of North Dakota avoided NCAA sanctions
Voters decided to let the state's flagship college dump a controversial Fighting Sioux nickname.
10. Thunder take game 1 in NBA finals
Kevin Durant scored 17 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter to lead Oklahoma City to a 105-94 win over the Heat.