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    This photo provided by Archie Comics shows Archie in his final moments of life in a scene from the comic book, "Life with Archie," issue 36. Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. The famous freckle-faced comic book icon will die in the July 16, 2014 installment of "Life with Archie" while intervening in the assassination of Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character.

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    In this photo taken Thursday, June 19, 2014, journalists walk through a tunnel in Horonobe Underground Research Center in Horonobe, Japan. Reindeer farms and grazing Holstein cows dot a vast stretch of rolling green pasture here on Japan’s northern tip. Underground it’s a different story. Workers and scientists have carved a sprawling laboratory deep below this sleep dairy town that, despite government reassurances, some of Horonobe’s 2,500 residents fear could turn their home into a nuclear waste storage site.

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    Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates with the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won the match 1-0.

10 Things to Know for Today

Published: Monday, Jul. 14, 2014 - 3:03 am
Last Modified: Monday, Jul. 14, 2014 - 6:15 am

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

1. JAILS FORCED INTO DOUBLE DUTY AS MORE PSYCHIATRIC CASES BROUGHT IN

Amid the tide of bookings and releases, the number of mentally ill is on the rise, creating new complications —and dangers— for staff and inmates.

2. GERMANY DOWNS ARGENTINA 1-0 TO WIN WORLD CUP

Mario Goetze's goal in extra time gives the Germans their fourth trophy — and frustrates Argentine star Lionel Messi in the biggest game of his career.

3. ISRAEL SHOOTS DOWN DRONE ALONG ITS SOUTHERN COAST

The unmanned aircraft was launched from Gaza-the first time such a weapon was used since violence erupted last week between Hamas and the Israeli army.

4. IN JAPAN, STORING NUCLEAR WASTE BECOMES DIRE ISSUE

Residents of a quiet farming town worry that the three newly dug, highly secretive, 1,150-foot deep vertical tunnels will turn out to be for more than just collecting radioactive data.

5. KERRY TO NEGOTIATE WITH IRANIAN COUNTERPART ON NUKES

The U.S. top diplomat is trying to advance faltering nuclear talks with Tehran as a Sunday deadline to achieve a comprehensive agreement looms.

6. ARCHIE TO DIE SAVING GAY FRIEND

The famous freckle-faced comic book icon will meet his demise in this week's episode when he intervenes to rescue Kevin Keller from an assassination attempt.

7. "THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN EUROPE" IS NOW ITS CEO

Jean-Claude Juncker, who was prime minister of Luxembourg for almost two decades, is a controversial pick to steer the world's biggest economy during the next five years.

8. WHAT MAY BE BEHIND SOME SKIN RASHES

iPads and other tech gadgets could possibly contain nickel in their outer coating, causing some users to have an allergic reaction.

9. WHERE LIGHTNING STRUCK TWICE

A pair of lightning strikes in as many days at Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park kills two visitors and injures several more.

10. WHO'S CHARTING A RETURN TO TV

NBC says a new Bill Cosby sitcom, now in development, could debut as soon as next summer.



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