5 things to know today – that aren’t about the virus

By The Associated Press

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

1. SEOUL: NO ‘UNUSUAL DEVELOPMENTS’ IN NORTH KOREA A top South Korean official suggests that rumors about the possible ill health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are untrue.

2. WILL FLORIDA FELONS GET TO VOTE A federal trial opening Monday could help settle whether impoverished felons can be denied the right to vote for not paying all legal financial obligations in a state that holds great sway in national politics, the case could have wide ramifications.

3. THREE CIVILIANS KILLED IN ISRAELI AIRSTRIKE The Syrian military says Israeli warplanes flying over Lebanon have fired missiles toward areas near the Syrian capital of Damascus killing three people and injuring four.

4. TWO LOUISIANA OFFICERS SHOT Police say a shooting in Baton Rouge has left a police officer dead and a second officer wounded and fighting for his life. Police Chief Murphy Paul says the two were shot while investigating reports of gunfire. A suspect is in custody.

5. STEPHEN SONDHEIM HONORED The Broadway composer and lyricist was celebrated with a starry online 90th birthday concert stuffed with his songs but delayed by technical difficulties.


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