Late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories of interest:
1. DEADLY SHOOTING AT COLORADO MOVIE THEATER. A gunman opened fire early Friday at a movie theater in a Denver suburb, killing 14 people and leaving at least 50 others injured, Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates said.
2. PRESIDENT OBAMA IN FORT MYERS. Join the NDN staff for live blog/chat coverage of Obama's visit today to Southwest Florida.
3. OBAMA, ROMNEY HIT CAMPAIGN TRAIL. The president and his GOP rival resume stump speeches with the former addressing retirees in Fort Myers, Fla., about health care and Medicare at 11:20 a.m. and the latter discussing the economy in Bow, N.H., at 12:10 p.m.
4. FLORIDA UNEMPLOYMENT FOR JUNE TO BE ANNOUNCED TODAY. State economists said Tuesday that Florida's unemployment rate has been improving largely because people are leaving the work force not because they are finding jobs.
5. STUDY FINDS PREDATORY STUDENT LOAN LENDING. The government finds that risky lending caused private student loan debt to balloon in the past decade, leaving many Americans struggling to pay off loans that they can't afford.
6. MIXED BAG FOR VENTURE FUNDING. Funding by venture capitalists for startups fell 12 percent in the latest quarter but the number of companies getting money in the earliest stages of development reaches the highest level in more than a decade.
7. WHY RAMADAN WILL BE THE TOUGHEST IN DECADES. That's because Muslims are not allowed food or drink, not even a sip of water, for 14 hours a day during the hottest time of the year — all compounded by daily power cuts in some parts of Iraq, Pakistan and Gaza.
8. HEAT, DROUGHT MAKE FOR MORE FLAVORFUL PRODUCE. Temperatures above 100 degrees and drought-like conditions have baked parts of the upper Midwest for weeks, taking a severe toll on corn and soybeans. But the heat brought an expected benefit for peppers and other crops: Their flavors became unusually concentrated, producing some of the most potent-tasting produce in years.
9. U.N. TO VOTE ON EXTENDING OBSERVER MISSION. At 10 a.m., the Security Council is expected to vote on the fledgling monitoring effort in Syria, a day after Assad allies Russia and China vetoed a resolution designed to pressure it to end the escalating civil war.
10. TIGER IN THE HUNT AT BRITISH OPEN. Tiger Woods begins his second round at 9:43 a.m., a day he begins three shots off the lead of Adam Scott in the season's third major. s