10 Things to Know for Wednesday May 22, 2013

10 Things to Know for Wednesday May 22, 2013

9:16am May 22, 2013

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:      1. ASSESSING OKLAHOMA'S DAMAGE     Rescuers are nearly finished searching for victims, but Moore residents are just starting to find out how many of their homes are destroyed.

     2. STAR WITNESS IN IRS HEARINGS NOT TALKING     Lois Lerner, who revealed the agency's targeting of conservative groups, has said she will invoke the Fifth Amendment when she's called to testify in Congress today.

3. IMMIGRATION CLEARS ITS FIRST HURDLE    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-5 to pass a key priority for Obama's second term, creating a pathway to citizenship for millions.

     4. WHAT JODI ARIAS SAID FROM PRISON   After begging a jury to let her live, Arias tells the AP that she didn't get a fair trial and her lawyers should have called more witnesses to support her claims that her boyfriend abused her.

     5. BREAKTHROUGH IN BENGHAZI PROBE    The U.S. says it has ID'd five suspects in the deadly attack in Libya, though it doesn't yet have enough evidence to try them.

6. ANTHONY WEINER LAUNCHES COMEBACK CAMPAIGN   The ex-congressman whose career imploded over raunchy tweets two years ago announced in a video that he's running for New York City mayor.

     7. NORTH KOREA SENDS SPECIAL ENVOY TO CHINA   The trip is the highest-profile visit by a North Korean official to China this year as Beijing is showing more frustration with Pyongyang over nuclear threats.

     8. SUICIDE AT NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL   A 78-year-old historian put a letter on the altar of the 850-year-old French monument, pulled out a gun and shot himself in the head.

     9. WHAT THE NEW XBOX CAN DO   The console seamlessly switches back and forth between watching live TV, listening to music, watching a movie and browsing the Internet.

     10. WHO WON 'DANCING WITH THE STARS'   Country singer Kellie Pickler edged out Disney Channel star Zendaya and football pro Jacoby Jones. 

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