Breakfast Briefing: The 5 stories PR pros need to know on Tuesday morning, 7.12.2016

Better late than never. Bernie Sanders will join Hillary Clinton on the stump on Tuesday.

What to watch today: Better late than never. Bernie Sanders will join Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail in New Hampshire on Tuesday, throwing his weight behind the presumptive Democratic nominee two weeks before the party convention in Philadelphia. Clinton has been working to win over Sanders’ supporters for the general election push against Donald Trump.  While the former secretary of state isn’t making the inroads she’d like with his youngest backers, she is dominating Trump among college-educated voters.

President Barack Obama is set to speak at the memorial service today for the five police officers slain in Dallas last week. Obama will attempt to mend his strained relationship with the police, as well as offering "some measure of comfort" to Dallas and the country at large, said Press Secretary Josh Earnest.

Is Pokemon Go not just a craze but a data-stealing juggernaut? Security experts are debating that question, with some saying claims that it accesses all Google account data are overblown. Niantic Labs, the game’s publisher, said Monday it will refine the game’s permission requests to ask for only the basic Google information it uses.

The Securities and Exchange Commission is opening an investigation into Tesla over whether it should have notified investors of the May 7 "autopilot" crash that killed one driver. The electric-car-maker did notify the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration about the accident. Tesla’s Elon Musk tweeted Sunday that he’s about to reveal part two of his "secret master plan" for the company.

President Barack Obama wrote in the Journal of the American Medical Association to say his successor should follow up the Affordable Care Act with a government-run healthcare insurance option. He also wrote that the government should improve financial assistance for people to buy healthcare plans. It is believed to be the first time a sitting president has published a scholarly article. 

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