10 Things to Know for Friday


UPDATED: Friday June 13, 2014 6:35 AM

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    
1.  BERGDAHL BACK IN U.S. AFTER TALIBAN SWAP
    
A Pentagon spokesman says that the rescued Army sergeant will "continue the next phase of his reintegration process" at a Texas base. BERGDAHL
    
2. IRAQ IN PARALYSIS AFTER SUNNI MILITANTS' BLITZ
    
The Shiite-led government of Prime Minister al-Maliki has been unable to form a coherent response to the insurgency. IRAQ
    
3. RAMPANT TRAFFICKING IN THAILAND MAY CARRY PRICE
    
With tens of thousands of migrants being forced into labor, the country risks being lowered on a U.S. State Department watch list without major improvements. THAILAND-TRAFFICKING'S TOLL
    
4. WHAT MAY SURPRISE YOU ABOUT CELLPHONE TOWERS
    
They could be hidden in a cross, disguised as a cactus, a silo or a palm tree. The goal is the same: concealing what most Americans view as an eyesore. CELLPHONE TOWER DISGUISES
    
5. WHAT A SPANISH TOWN SEEMS TO VALUE MORE
    
An AP review finds that at the height of Spain's austerity, the local government paid the Villareal soccer club $27 million to promote an airport that was never used. SPAIN-BANKROLLING SOCCER
    
6. CALIFORNIA LAWMAKER ON TRACK FOR CANTOR'S JOB
    
Kevin McCarthy gathers support to become House majority leader, though some Republicans would prefer a stronger conservative. GOP TURMOIL
    
7. FEDS WORK TO KEEP SURVEILLANCE METHODS UNDER WRAPS
    
The AP learns that the Obama administration has been pushing local police to keep quiet about the technology they use to sweep up cellphone data. CENSORING SURVEILLANCE
    
8. WHOSE BEHAVIOR IS GETTING BETTER
    
American teens are smoking, drinking and fighting less - though they're still texting behind the wheel, a survey shows. TEEN BEHAVIOR
    
9. MANY WORKERS STILL WAITING FOR RAISES
    
Five years after the Great Recession, pay increases remain sharply uneven across industries in the U.S. and, as a whole, have barely kept up with prices. GETTING A RAISE
    
10. WHO'S ON THE VERGE OF ELIMINATION
    
Miami's dream of a threepeat as NBA champions takes a major hit when the San Antonio Spurs rout the Heat 107-86 to take a 3-1 lead in the finals. NBA FINALS-FOLO


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