Today's 5 things: From girls to bombers

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(CNN)The distressing tale of how young girls are turned into suicide bombers. It's Wednesday, and here are the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

1. Boko Haram

    Boko Haram's many crimes against young girls don't end with kidnapping and rape. It's abundantly clear that the world's deadliest terror group is also using them as suicide bombers. CNN's Brent Swails and David McKenzie visit a refugee camp in Cameroon and talk to a 16-year-old who somehow survived the nightmare. She describes how the terrorists turn girls into weapons.
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    2. Zika virus

    Zika is worse than we thought. That was the message from the CDC, as experts now link the virus to premature birth, eye problems and other neurological conditions in babies born to mothers who were infected while pregnant. Zika's only a problem during the first trimester? No, it's a concern during the entire pregnancy. Zika's only a problem in some parts of the country? Revised maps show the mosquitoes that carry Zika reach as far north as San Francisco and New York. Is there any good news? A clinical trial for a vaccine is still on track to start later this year.
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    3. Campaign 2016

    Members of the #NeverTrump crowd waiting on Paul Ryan to save them need to start looking for another savior. The Speaker of the House made it clear yesterday -- he's not interested in being the GOP's prez nominee this year. He has a novel idea for who should be the nominee though: "Choose from a person who has actually participated in the primary." What a concept. Speaking of someone who has been in a primary, The Donald is coming to grips with the possibility that he might narrowly lose the nomination at a contested convention, despite having the most delegates. He's telling anyone who'll listen -- that stinks.
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    4. Espionage case

    Was a Navy officer charged with espionage spying for China? A U.S. defense official says that's a strong possibility, since Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin was arrested as he boarded a flight headed there. Lin was arrested months ago, but info on the case only surfaced last week after a hearing. Lin faces other charges too, including prostitution and adultery, but details on all that are still redacted. What is known about Lin? He was born in Taiwan, enlisted in 1999 and became a U.S. citizen in 2008. He's currently being held in a brig in Virginia.
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    5. Space exploration

    If Stephen Hawking and Mark Zuckerberg have their way, mankind will be exploring Alpha Centauri and other far-flung sectors of the cosmos in no time. That's if the Breakthrough Starshoot project ever comes to fruition. The $100 million project -- using hundreds of spacecraft the size of a butterfly and traveling much faster than ships currently can -- would be the most ambitious space exploration plan in history and probably won't be completed in our lifetimes. But it would allow us to get to the nearest-star-system neighbor Alpha Centauri -- a 30,000-year-trip -- in just 20 years.

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