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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on national security matters. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on national security matters.

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

1. Taliban offers to free US soldier for Gitmo detainees

The AP's Kathy Gannon reports the Afghan Taliban says U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl of Idaho, taken prisoner in 2009, is "in good condition."

2. Mourning for iconic 'Sopranos' star Gandolfini

The show's creator, David Chase, called the 51-year-old actor who died in Italy "one of the greatest actors of this or any time."

3. Immigration deal gaining momentum

Officials said senators were near a compromise to double border security before allowing millions living in the U.S. illegally a pathway to citizenship.

4. Investors spooked by Fed

World markets slid today and the Dow fell by more than 200 points after the Fed announced it could scale back a program this year that kept interest rates down.

5. FBI used drones for surveillance

Mueller tells Congress that his agency now uses the unmanned aircraft only rarely, but privacy concerns are still "worthy of debate."

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