10 Things to Know for today

10 Things to Know for today

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

1. WHO SHREDDED GUITARS LIKE HENDRIX, COULD SING LIKE JAMES BROWN, GROOVED LIKE SLY STONE?

The one and only Prince. The dazzlingly original entertainer died unexpectedly at age 57.

2. WHY THE MUSIC WORLD KEEPS BECOMING A SADDER, QUIETER PLACE

Recent deaths of Prince, David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Maurice White, Merle Haggard, and Natalie Cole have fans feeling bereft.

3. AN AMERICAN TRIBUTE TO A BRITISH MONARCH

President Barack Obama delivers 90th birthday greetings to Queen Elizabeth II over lunch at Windsor Castle.

4. TRUMP TURNS TOWARD NOVEMBER

Donald Trump's advisers promise Republicans anxious about his general election appeal that voters will see "a real different guy" — just as soon as the GOP front-runner claims his party's presidential nomination.

5. UBER PAYS A BIG FARE

The car service company has agreed to pay up to $100 million to settle a pair of major class-action lawsuits in two U.S. states that will keep its drivers independent contractors instead of employees.

6. RED MEANS STOP

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson rejects a color-coded scheme to measure border security, akin to the system that measured terror threats before it was dropped in 2011 amid widespread confusion and ridicule.

7. BROKEN APART AND UNITED BY NEPAL'S QUAKE

Nirmala lost her right leg, Khendo her left. Both were 7 when the Nepal earthquake brought them together, putting them in the same hospital ward. They are now best friends, but fate appears to have set their futures in vastly different directions.

8. IT'S A BIRD! IT'S A PLANE! IT'S A SOLAR PLANE!

A solar plane on an around-the-world journey has reached the point of no return over the Pacific Ocean after departing Hawaii, and now it's California or bust.

9. WHO'S GLAD TO SEE ANDREW JACKSON'S REMOVAL

Some Cherokee elders wouldn't touch a $20 bill because Jackson was on the front. His replacement by Harriet Tubman is being been hailed by Native Americans and others as a powerful symbolic change.

10. CURRY MISSING FROM MENU LEADS TO FEAST BY HOUSTON ROCKETS

James Harden scores 35, including game-winner, as Houston Rockets take advantage of Stephen Curry's absence to beat Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of NBA playoff series.