Atlantans rally in support of gay rights after the Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act and rejected an appeal of the California marriage ban.
Photo: Kent D. Johnson
Photo: Kent D. Johnson

10 things to know for today

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

1. Ruling’s impact on Georgia gay couples unclear, for now

The practical impact of Wednesday’s Defense of Marriage Act ruling on gay married couples who live in Georgia is, at least for now, minimal. | What's next in gay marriage fight? | Q&A: Lots to sort out

2. Voting rights decision could shake up Fulton politics

The Supreme Court decision striking down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act could scramble Fulton County politics, giving conservative white residents in the county’s northern end a greater say in local affairs. | North gets fewer Fulton services

3. Many picks, many needs: Hawks face pivotal draft

With seven players from last season’s roster about to hit the free-agent market, the Hawks have plenty of needs going into Thursday’s NBA draft. | SCHULTZ: Go big  |  BRADLEY: Go small

4. Immigration vote could come today

Test votes in the Senate show a majority of over 60 votes needed to secure passage of Obama's overhaul of immigration laws. Prospects in the House are still uncertain.

5. Uncertainty surrounding NSA leaker grows

Snowden still hasn't been heard from and Ecuador's foreign minister says it may take two months to decide whether to grant him asylum.

6. South Africa waits and worries about Mandela

The president canceled a visit to Mozambique today after visiting the critically ill anti-apartheid leader in the hospital. | 'Songs of Praise' For Mandela | PHOTOS: Mandela through the years

7. Video, text messages cited in Hernandez arrest

Police say the ex-New England Patriot was seen leaving home with a gun, and the semi-pro player he's accused of killing texted he was with "NFL" hours later. | VIDEOS: Aaron Hernandez

8. Paying your bills in space

PayPal and two space travel groups are forming a group to investigate what currency might be used beyond Earth's realm once space tourism takes off.

9. Saying goodbye to Gandolfini

The "Sopranos" star will be remembered today at a Manhattan funeral service. Broadway lights were dimmed last night in his honor.

10. Two big names ousted at Wimbledon

Seven-time champ Roger Federer and No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova were stunned in the second round by players who weren't ranked in the top 100.

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