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10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times EDT):
1. EGYPT ON EDGE FOLLOWING HIGH COURT'S DECISION
Marches and protests are expected after the judges dissolved the Islamist-led parliament.
2. SUU KYI RESUMES EUROPEAN TOUR AFTER HER ILLNESS
Myanmar's opposition leader holds a joint news conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg at 12:30 p.m.
3. IF GREECE DROPS THE EURO, IT COULD HIT AMERICANS IN THEIR WALLETS
A worse-case scenario includes runs on Europe's banks, falling U.S. stocks and governments defaulting on their debt.
4. FOR GREEKS, MUGGING DEATH SHOWS SOCIETY'S EROSION
The slaying of a 54-year-old pharmacist cut into the Greek sense of community at a time of crisis and division.
5. CANDIDATES PITCH THEIR RURAL TIES IN QUEST FOR VOTES
While Mitt Romney tells of planting alfalfa on his uncle's farm, Barack Obama reminds those living in pastoral settings that his mother grew up in Kansas.
6. LA COURT SYSTEM LAUNCHES MASSIVE LAYOFFS
Officials will hold a news conference at 1:30 p.m. to announce how California budget cutbacks will also result in some pay cuts and transfers.
7. WALLENDA'S WALK OVER NIAGARA FALLS FOLLOWS FAMILY TRADITION
The tightrope walker takes on the latest challenge at 10:30 p.m.
8. OBAMA PROPOSES NEW AIR QUALITY STANDARDS
The proposal to reduce the amount of soot in the air might spark an election-year backlash from Republicans.
9. HEAT HOLD OFF THUNDER TO TIE NBA SERIES
Each team has won a game as they face off again Sunday night following Miami's 100-96 victory.
10. 'GLASS HOUSE' BATTLE GOES TO COURTHOUSE TODAY
The fight between rival networks on whether the show is a copycat of "Big Brother" goes before a federal judge at 12:30 p.m.