Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHO WAS GRANTED A WEST BANK VISIT ON HUMANITARIAN GROUNDS
Israel’s interior minister says he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds. Israel had earlier decided to ban Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar from visiting.
2. CLAIMS: MIGRANT KIDS SPLIT AT BORDER HARMED IN FOSTER CARE
A review of 38 legal claims obtained by the AP shows taxpayers could be on the hook for more than $200 million in damages from parents who say their children were harmed while in U.S. government custody.
A judge orders the state to quickly pivot to hand-marked paper ballots if election officials fail to meet the timeline they’ve set to implement a new voting system.
7. PYONGYANG REBUFFS SEOUL
North Korea says it has no plans to talk with South Korea and fires two more projectiles into the sea to extend a torrid streak of weapons display that’s apparently aimed at pressuring Washington and Seoul over their joint drills and slow nuclear negotiations.
8. A BEAUTIFUL TRIBUTE FOR EL PASO VICTIM
A Texas man invites the world to join him in remembering his companion of 22 years, slain in the mass shooting at a border-town Walmart.
9. RELIGIOUS BLACK VOTERS WEIGH GAY CANDIDATE’S BID
When it comes to Pete Buttigieg in South Carolina, many religious black voters are conflicted between a cultural openness for same-sex marriage and their deeply held biblical convictions.
10. ‘THIS IS LIKE A PILGRIMAGE’
Tie-dyed pilgrims and white-haired Woodstock festival veterans are converging at the generation-defining site to celebrate its 50th anniversary.