U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Mississippi, leaves a pre-election day rally at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson, Miss., on Monday, June 2, 2014. Sen. Cochran's contentious race against state Sen. Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, will be decided Tuesday as voters will head to the polls to cast their ballots in the state's Republican primary. (AP Photo/The Clarion-Ledger, Joe Ellis)
Joe Ellis—AP
By TIME Video
June 4, 2014

Here are the stories TIME is watching this Wednesday, June 4.

The Taliban released footage from the transfer of Bowe Bergdahl over to the Americans as backlash against the move follows Obama to Europe.

The Mississippi Republican Primary will likely continue with a runoff between GOP incumbent Thad Cochran and Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel.

Twenty-five years after violently suppressed student protests rocked Tiananmen Square, China is beefing up security in Beijing for the anniversary.

And finally, cannabis coffee promises to give Washington state early risers a high with their caffeine buzz.

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