FIRST LOOK: Justice Department sues BP

Liz Goodwin

Welcome to First Look, our daily roundup of early-bird news:

• U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan on track to begin in July, according to a White House review. (NYT)

• Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson is in North Korea for four days. (CNN)

• Today is sentencing day for "birther" Army doctor who refused to deploy. (AP)

• Schwarzenegger backs plan to turn over failing schools to parents. (Washington Post)

• More questions arise over FBI terror-sting tactics. (USA Today)

• French couples choose civil unions over marriage 40 percent of the time. (NYT)

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