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5 things to know this morning

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

1. Supreme Court deals blow to affirmative action

By a 6-2 majority, the court declares that state voters can outlaw using race as a factor in college admissions.

2. Pro-Russian gunmen hold American journalist hostage

Vice News reporter Simon Ostrovsky was kidnapped in Ukraine's eastern city of Slovyansk.

3. South Korean captain's image at odds with handling of disaster

One colleague calls ferry Capt. Lee Joon-seok the nicest person on board. How did the man with a sterling reputation and glittering gold epaulets abandon a sinking ship full of teenagers?

4. Cairo bomb kills senior security officer

A brigadier general dies in the latest attack against Egypt's police force.

5. Where Obama seeks to level playing field

The president's Asian tour aims to reassure partners about U.S. commitment to region, while balancing power of a more assertive China.
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