What We're Following This Morning

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Obama in the U.K.: The American president is expected make the case for Britain’s continued membership in the EU. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Obama said: “The European Union doesn’t moderate British influence—it magnifies it.” Boris Johnson, the London mayor who strongly advocates the U.K.’s exit from the EU, in a rebuttal in the Sun appeared to suggest Obama’s view had to do with the “part-Kenyan President’s ancestral dislike of the British empire.” Britons vote on June 23 on whether to stay in the bloc or leave it. Update: More here

Suicides soar: The CDC, in a new report, says that the suicide rate in the U.S. is at its highest in three decades. They jumped 24 percent between 1999 and 2014. Full report here. Update: More here

Tributes to Prince: Pop stars from Madonna to Noel Gallagher paid tribute to the musical legend who died yesterday at the age of 57. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday. Update: More here

Jake Arrieta throws a second no-hitter: It came in the Cubs’ game last night against the Reds.

Update: More here

News from last night here