10 Things to Know for Monday

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

1. 50 SLAIN AT GAY NIGHTCLUB IN FLORIDA

A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opens fire inside a crowded club before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers. The attack is the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.

2. WHO WAS ORLANDO NIGHTCLUB SHOOTER

Omar Mateen, 29, was a body builder and a security guard who at one point expressed interest in becoming a police officer, though he never pursued it.

3. ORLANDO MASSACRE SPURS GRIEF, FEAR FOR LGBT AMERICANS

Sunday’s attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando stirs LGBT communal fears and swiftly prompts tighter security at gay pride events.

4. CLINTON, TRUMP ADJUST POLITICKING FOLLOWING FLORIDA SHOOTING

While offering support to the victims of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, they both infuse their sympathy with statements that favor their presidential aspirations.

5. HOW STUDENTS SHOW SUPPORT FOR VICTIM AT STANFORD GRADUATION

They use the school’s commencement ceremony to again express their anger over what they see as a lenient jail sentence given to a former student for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.

6. WHERE DIVIDED LOCALS SHARE FEAR OF TOTAL SIEGE

Pummeled by bombs and rocket fire, residents across Syria’s Aleppo worry that a day will come when they can no longer go in or out of their neighborhoods.

7. ‘HAMILTON,’ ‘THE HUMANS’ WIN BIG AT TONY AWARDS

“Hamilton,” the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton, and “The Humans,” a play about a fractious family’s get-together, win best musical and best play on Broadway’s big night.

8. HOW MUCH D-DAY FLAG SELLS FOR

The U.S. banner flown on the stern of the boat that led the first American troops onto Utah Beach is sold for $514,000 at auction in Texas.

9. GEORGE H.W. BUSH CELEBRATES 92ND BIRTHDAY

Sunday’s celebration is low-key and the former president is spending the day with his wife, Barbara Bush, and other family members in Kennebunkport.

10. PENGUINS BEAT SHARKS FOR 4TH STANLEY CUP TITLE

Pittsburgh beats San Jose 3-1 in Game 6 and a turnaround season for the Pens ends with Sidney Crosby lifting his second Stanley Cup.

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