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

1. ATLANTA STREET VENDORS: LET US WORK

Premium content: Six months into 2013 and still unable to legally sell hot dogs on public streets, Mike Bowden has made a decision: If city officials do not reinstate the city’s vending program soon, he and his family will leave Atlanta.

2. NSA LEAKER A 'STATELESS PERSON' LOOKING FOR A HOME

WikiLeaks says Edward Snowden has sought asylum in 20 countries, including China and Cuba, while he remains at a hotel in Moscow's airport. | Click here for more on NSA leaker

3. CDC EXHIBIT CHRONICLES THE LIVES OF CANCER SURVIVORS

Premium content: Marcella Law searched for images of hope after getting diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago. “I needed to see people who didn’t look sick and dying,” said Law. “I needed to see people who were smiling, playing with their kids. I needed to see images of people living their lives.” She needed to see people like herself. | PHOTOS: 'Not as I Pictured' by John Kaplan

4. GEORGIA PRISONS PROBLEM? LOCKING DOORS

Premium content: After three prisoner deaths in two months at Hays State Prison in northwest Georgia, state officials say they may have addressed one of the root causes of violence at the high-security facility: locks that don’t lock. | RELATED: Fulton to replace faulty cell door locks

5. AN ULTIMATUM FOR MORSI

Egypt's military gives him until Wednesday to end the crisis enveloping his presidency before generals will come up with their own plan. | Click here for more

6. MOURNING ARIZONA'S 'HOTSHOTS'

The 19 elite firefighters who died in a raging blaze included fathers and expectant fathers, ex-Marines and sons of firefighters. | VIDEO: Fallen firefighters saluted

7. WHAT ZIMMERMAN TOLD POLICE ABOUT TRAYVON MARTIN

Police testifying at Zimmerman's trial say when the ex-neighborhood watch volunteer found Martin, the teen began beating him and said, "You're going to die tonight." | More from the trial

8. RISING WATER IN FLORIDA KEYS

Sea levels have gone up 9 inches in the last century and will double in the next 50 years, prompting the popular islands to re-examine how prepared they are for storms.

9. HOW KRISS KROSS RAPPER DIED

Atlanta officials say 34-year-old Chris Kelly died of a drug overdose. His mother told investigators her son used cocaine and heroin before he died. | MORE: Photos | Video

10. ANOTHER SURPRISE EXIT FOR A CHAMPION AT WIMBLEDON

Top-ranked Serena Williams was unbeaten in 34 matches before she lost to a 23rd seed in the fourth round.

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