Obamacare Victory, Uber Protests in Paris & Jon Stewart Farewell Tour

1. OBAMACARE

The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the Affordable Care Act can offer federal subsidies in states that establish their own online health insurance exchanges. It’s a big victory for the Obama administration, and the president says it means the health care law is here to stay. NBC NEWS

 

2. POLITICS 

Univision has severed ties with Donald Trump and the Miss Universe Pageant and says it won’t air the July 12 event because of offensive comments Trump made about Mexico and Mexicans at his presidential campaign launch. Trump says he’ll sue. FOX NEWS LATINO

Qué bueno!

 

3. HEALTH 

California lawmakers approved a bill that would require vaccinations for schoolchildren, regardless of any parental or religious objection. It comes after a measles outbreak sickened more than 100 people. LA TIMES

“I cannot go to school today,” said little Peggy Ann McKay./”I have the measles and the mumps. A gash, a rash and purple bumps.” –Shel Silverstien 

 

4. PARIS UBER PROTEST 

French taxi drivers took to the streets in Paris to protest Uber, saying the service is ruining their livelihood. In some cases, the taxi drivers smashed Uber drivers’ windows and set their tires on fire. Courtney Love got caught in the protest. CHECK OUT HER PHOTOS AND TWEETS

@courtney: they’ve ambushed our car and are holding our driver hostage. they’re beating the cars with metal bats. this is France?? I’m safer in Baghdad

 

5. TOTAL RECALL 

Lululemon is recalling a women’s hoodie because of reported injuries to wearers’ faces and eyes. The hood’s cord has a hard tip that can snap back and cause injury if it’s pulled or caught. SEE PIC

That little end thing on shoelaces and drawstrings is called an ‘aglet.’ In case you ever go on Jeopardy.

 

6. BUSINESS

The Match Group, parent company of Match.com, Tinder and OK Cupid, wants to go public. The entire online dating business has about 3.4 million subscribers. CNN MONEY

Our favorite dating site is GlutenFreeSingles.com.

 

7. TECH

The CEO of Takata Corp. apologized publicly for the deaths and injuries linked to the company’s defective airbags, which brought about the largest auto recall in U.S. history. But he says they still don’t know what caused the problem. ABC NEWS

8. SPORTS 

The 2015 NBA draft began last night. Here are the top four picks– Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns, PF; Lakers: D’Angelo Russell, SG; 76ers: Jahlil Okafor, C; Knicks: Kristaps Porzingis, PF. SEE THEM ALL

 

9. TV TIME   

Before Jon Stewart leaves The Daily Show on August 6, Comedy Central is running a 42-day livestream marathon of every one of his episodes, in order. It kicks off today at noon. WATCH

Watch Jon’s hair turn gray before before your very eyes.

 

10. WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

Ted 2. Comedy. Stars Mark Wahlberg, Seth McFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Morgan Freeman. Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he’s a person in a court of law. REVIEW

Grab your Thunder Buddy and head for the theater!

Max. Family. Stars Thomas Haden Church, Josh Wiggins, Luke Kleintank. A dog that helped US Marines in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler’s family after suffering a traumatic experience. REVIEW

From the makers of Marley & Me. You’ve been warned.

 

11. OTHER SHTUFF   

Hulu created a replica of the apartment from Seinfeld that allows people to sit on Jerry’s couch, recreate George’s romantic photo shoot, and attempt Kramer’s classic entrance. That last one didn’t go so well for one visitor. Hilarious. WATCH

Giddyup.

 

RETWEET

@ConanOBrien: With “Game of Thrones” over, now I spend Sunday nights imagining my favorite characters on other shows getting killed.

 

And that’s what you ‘Need 2 Know’ on Friday, June 26, 2015…

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