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10 things to know, Tuesday, May 15


Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. Palestinians bury dead after bloodiest Gaza day since 2014

Palestinians observe a strike to mourn the 58 people killed by Israeli troops in a mass protest on the Gaza border, reviving international criticism of Israel's use of lethal force against unarmed protesters.

2. What’s at stake in latest primaries

Primary elections will begin to settle swing state Pennsylvania's chaotic congressional landscape after a court fight ended with redrawn districts just three months ago.

3. How 10th Amendment factors into ‘Dreamers’ fight

The Supreme Court's decision striking down a federal law over sports betting could signal trouble for the Trump administration in its legal fight against so-called sanctuary states and cities.

4. Parkland students process trauma in different ways

Many of the Florida high school's students have been coming to terms with the massacre by writing poetry, reconstructing the crime scene and filming documentaries.

5. Who’s going to pay for volcano damage

Hawaii's Big Island residents who have lost homes to the lava-spewing Kilauea volcano are on a quest for answers about insurance.

6. Malaysia’s jailed opposition icon to make spectacular return

Anwar Ibrahim, 70, is expected to walk free after obtaining a royal pardon, but his expected return to politics could cause tensions in the new government led by his former foe, Mahathir Mohamad.

7. Father doubtful for royal wedding

The half-sister of Meghan Markle says their father has been put in a “dangerous situation” because of media pressure and Thomas Markle reportedly told TMZ he's skipping the nuptials.

8. Seattle big biz hit with ‘homeless’ tax

Companies like Amazon and Starbucks will have to pay a new tax to help fund homeless services and affordable housing under a new city measure.

9. T-shirt causes ‘international incident’

The U.S. clothing retailer Gap apologizes for selling T-shirts with what it says was an “erroneous” map of China that didn't include self-ruled Taiwan.

10. Believe the hype: Warriors take Game 1

Starting a playoff series on the road for the first time since 2014, Kevin Durant scores 37 points to lead Golden State to a 119-106 win over Houston in the West finals opener.

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