10 things to know for today

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

A military judge will decide at a sentencing hearing beginning today how much the Army private's leaks of classified information endangered national security. | VIDEO: Wikileaks' Assange says Manning conviction a "dangerous precedent"

Experts say the NSA leaker would likely be convicted of similar charges if brought to trial in the U.S. | MORE: Snowden's father thankful to Putin

He speaks to the House and Senate today about cutting corporate taxes and using the revenue to fund jobs — a tactic Republicans oppose.

They say tax increases and steep government cuts did their worst damage in the April-June period. | VIDEO: Is regulation strangling banks?

He took a call from a controller about what approach to take toward his destination when he rounded a notorious curve and didn't brake in time. | RAW VIDEO: Train crash in Spain | MORE: Driver was on phone at time of fatal crash


Premium content: Atlanta police responded to 65,000 burglar alarms last year, and they estimate nearly 62,000 of them were false. Burglar alarms cry wolf across the metro area, tying up police time that could better be spent patrolling. | MORE: North Fulton towns adopt false alarm fines

Health officials say packaged salad mix caused hundreds of illnesses in Iowa and Nebraska, and may be the culprit in several other states. | Q&A: Tracking the source of stomach bug outbreak

Daniel Chong won a $4.1 million judgment for being abandoned in a windowless Drug Enforcement Administration cell without food or water.

Eileen Brennan, Oscar-nominated for playing Goldie Hawn's tough drill sergeant in "Private Benjamin," was 80.

Premium content: Metro Atlanta home prices rose more than 20 percent in May — the sixth straight month of double digit advances — with low inventory, fewer foreclosures and investor purchases fueling the increase. | MORE: House 'flipping' rebounds - but not here