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(AP Photo/Sleepy Hollow High School). In this photo copied from the 2010 Sleepy Hollow High School yearbook, high school student Andrea Rebello is show (AP Photo/Sleepy Hollow High School). In this photo copied from the 2010 Sleepy Hollow High School yearbook, high school student Andrea Rebello is show

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

1. GOP looks to capitalize on Obama woes

Many Republicans would like to deny the president a victory in immigration reform, which is being considered by the Senate today.

2. Fierce fighting on border as Kerry presses for peace in Syria

Twenty-three fighters from the militant Hezbollah group were killed in a fight for a strategic town near Lebanon on the day Kerry is flying to the Middle East.

3. Tornadoes lash Midwest

An Oklahoma trailer park was destroyed and one man killed as the dangerous storms moved east.

4. The toll of military sex abuse

The AP reports that more than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illnesses stemming from sex assault or harassment at work.

5. Split-second decision before a hostage was killed

A Long Island police officer fired when a masked man holding the college student in a headlock pointed the gun at him, killing the gunman and the 21-year-old hostage.

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