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Jul 28, 8:01 AM EDT

10 Things to Know for Today

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

1. OBAMA PASSES BATON TO CLINTON

Hillary Clinton has the stage, after the president named her the inheritor of his legacy and the candidate who could realize the "promise of this great nation."

2. DEMOCRATIC DONORS, ALLIES OFFER REWARD FOR TRUMP TAX RETURNS

The Republican nominee breaks decades of presidential campaign tradition by refusing to release his filings and some offer money for charity if the documents become public.

3. WHERE RUSSIA ANNOUNCES HUMANITARIAN OPERATION

Moscow and the Syrian government will open corridors for civilians in Aleppo and offer a way out for rebels wanting to lay down their arms.

4. WHO ACCUSES U.S. OF CROSSING LINE

North Korea's top diplomat tells The AP that Washington effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals.

5. WHY REAGAN SHOOTER GAINS FREEDOM

After nearly four decades in a psychiatric hospital, John Hinckley Jr., 61, whose mental illness is in remission, will be packing his bags early next month and live with his mother at her Virginia home full time.

6. FREDDIE GRAY CASE ENDS WITH A WHIMPER

Fourteen months after the death of a black man whose neck was broken in a police van prompted massive protests, spawned rioting and toppled careers in law enforcement and politics, a prosecutor's decision ends the possibility that anyone will go to jail.

7. DITCHING RED-LIGHT CAMERAS CAN HAVE FATAL CONSEQUENCES

Traffic deaths from red-light-running crashes go up by nearly a third after cities turn off cameras designed to catch motorists in the act, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety finds.

8. OPIOD USED TO SEDATE LARGE ANIMALS DEEMED NEW THREAT

Carfentanil, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the United States' heroin troubles, is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states.

9. THE ANSWER IS 'BLOWIN' IN THE WIND'

Bob Dylan's tumble from his Triumph was the most fateful motorcycle crash in pop-culture history, but even 50 years later, the details remain foggy.

10. OBSCURE CLUB PROS GET MOMENT IN THE SUN

Jason Day and Jordan Spieth are at Baltusrol. So are 20 club professionals, who for one week out of the year get treated on equal ground as the best golfers in the world at the PGA Championship.

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