Breaking News Emails
Good morning. Here are some of the headlines we're following this morning:
1. Sanders Wins Oregon, but Clinton Keeps Her Advantage
Bernie Sanders mini-winning streak ended Tuesday night in Kentucky, a state analysts expected he could win. The loss could take some wind out of supporters' sails at a critical time as they face increasing pressure to unify the Democratic Party behind likely nominee Hillary Clinton, who was the apparent winner in the Kentucky primary. Read more in POLITICS.
2. Donald Trump, Megyn Kelly Bury the Hatchet
Trump's feud with Fox News' Kelly seemed to come to a close Tuesday night with what was less of an apology and more of a let bygones be bygones moment between the two. Trump had attacked Kelly after the first Republican debate when she questioned his derogatory statements about the appearance of women. Read more in POLITICS.
3. Ecuador Rattled by Early Morning Earthquake
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 struck western Ecuador early Wednesday, the U.S. Geographical Survey said, likely a huge aftershock from last month's deadly tremblor. Read more in NEWS.
4. First Openly Gay Army Secretary Confirmed
In another historic moment for the Obama administration, the Senate on Tuesday evening confirmed the long-stalled nomination of Eric Fanning to be Army secretary — coming five years after the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell." Read more in NEWS.
5. Migrant Smugglers Entering Europe Have Made Billions
People smugglers made over $5 billion from the wave of migration into southern Europe last year, a report by international crime-fighting agencies Interpol and Europol said Tuesday. Read more in NEWS.
6. Penis Transplant Recipient Thankful for Doctors
A 64-year-old Massachusetts man became the first person in the country to get a penis transplant. He lost his four years ago due to cancer, and wants to use the publicity to help others, especially veterans with traumatic injuries. Read more at NEW ENGLAND CABLE NEWS.
7. Jelly Belly Family Sued After Man Crushed by Tank
The family of a man crushed to death by a World War II-era tank is suing the Jelly Belly chairman and the tank driver over the accident last summer on the candy maker's California estate. Read more in NEWS.
Every day, tributes are placed at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., and while they are left behind, they are not lost.