Top 5 On the Go: Wednesday July 22

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Whether you're on your way home from work or just relaxing on the couch, here are the top stories you need to know about right now.



1. Armed volunteers guarding recruitment centers
Armed citizens are showing up at military centers across the country to protect recruiters following the deadly shooting in Tennessee last week, that left four Marines and a sailor dead.

2. Social Security disability funding is running out
The government said Wednesday the trust that funds Social Security disability will run dry next year, meaning millions of Americans may face big cuts in their benefits.

3. Sandra Bland revealed past suicide attempt
Sandra Bland, the woman who died in a Texas jail three days after a traffic stop, told a guard she had tried to kill herself in the past, the county sheriff said Wednesday.

4. New York senator convicted of felony
A top Republican in the New York Senate could lose his seat after he was convicted Wednesday of lying to the FBI about setting his son up with a high-paying job.

5. Bi-coastal raise in minimum wage
Officials on both coasts Wednesday announced a raise in minimum wage for New York fast-food workers, and University of California employees, which will increase to $15 over the next few years.

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