10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. PEDESTRIANS INJURED IN CRASH OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT IN LONDON A car slammed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, injuring a number of pedestrians. London’s Metropolitan Police say that they are treating it as a terrorist incident. 2. ‘BLUE WAVE’ TO BE TESTED IN KEY MIDWESTERN PRIMARIES Democrats are fighting to beat back Republican […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. SMALL TURNOUT FOR WHITE NATIONALIST RALLY Only a few dozen turned out for a march near the White House, while thousands of counterprotesters vastly outnumbered them. 2. WHO IS DRAWING FIRE FROM TRUMP ALLIES Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman has angered the administration and national security experts by admitting she secretly recorded her […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. FATHER RECALLS COMPOUND SUSPECT AS HIGH-STRUNG, NOT RADICAL A Muslim cleric who leads a well-known New York City mosque says he never believed his son, who is at the center of the New Mexico abuse case, was extreme enough to kill anyone. 2. WHO HAS REMOVED HIMSELF FROM KANSAS VOTE COUNT Kansas Secretary of […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. TAX CUTS TAKE BACKSEAT TO FEAR IN GOP POLITICS In primary season, Republican candidates are embracing the general-election strategy of using anxiety as a tool to motivate voters. 2. HOW MOSCOW REACTED TO NEW US SANCTIONS A senior Russian lawmaker denounces Washington’s response to the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain as “lynch […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. WHERE OHIO AND KANSAS RACES STAND Two high-stakes elections — one for a House seat in Ohio, the other for Kansas’ governor — are too close to call, though Trump claimed victory for Ohio Republican Troy Balderson. 2. WHO MADE HISTORY IN MICHIGAN Rashida Tlaib will become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. WHAT EXPERTS ARE SAYING ABOUT CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES The record-breaking fires may become the new normal as climate change coupled with the expansion of homes into undeveloped areas creates more intense and devastating blazes. 2. INDONESIA SURVIVOR SAYS MANY BURIED IN MOSQUE A man who narrowly escaped from the Jabal Nur mosque that collapsed during […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. MORE THAN 90 DEAD AFTER QUAKE ROCKS INDONESIAN TOURIST ISLAND Rescuers still haven’t reached some devastated parts of Lombok after a powerful temblor flattened houses and toppled bridges. 2. TRUMP APPEARS TO CHANGE STORY ON TRUMP TOWER MEETING Calling it “totally legal,” the president tweeted that his son met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer in […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. CYBER ATTACKS THREATEN MIDTERM ELECTIONS Intelligence officials warn that foreign adversaries continue to wage cyber warfare against the U.S. election systems. 2. WHY ABORTION RIGHTS GROUPS FEAR TRUMP SUPREME COURT NOMINEE Some abortion rights advocates fear Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, if confirmed, would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, the case establishing a […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. WHAT PONTIFF IS SAYING ABOUT CAPITAL PUNISHMENT Pope Francis changes the church’s teaching on death penalty, says it is always inadmissible because it “attacks” human dignity. 2. DONOR TO CLINTON, TRUMP HELPED ‘HIGH-RISK’ MERCHANTS Records obtained by the AP show that a prominent political donor has helped pornographers, payday loan debt collectors and offshore […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. ALARMS BLARE ABOUT RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE IN US ELECTIONS The Trump administration is facing bipartisan criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country during the upcoming midterms and beyond. 2. MIRACLE IN MEXICO All 103 aboard an Aeromexico jetliner have survived a fiery crash in Durango after the pilot aborted takeoff […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. EMAILS: LAWYER WHO MET TRUMP JR. TIED TO RUSSIA OFFICIALS The Moscow lawyer said to have promised Donald Trump’s presidential campaign dirt on his Democratic opponent worked more closely with senior Russian government officials than she previously let on. 2. WHOSE REMAINS ARE REPATRIATED FROM N. KOREA North Korea returned the remains of what […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. 11 HOUSE REPUBLICANS SEEK IMPEACHMENT OF DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL The lawmakers criticized Rod Rosenstein and Justice Department officials for not being responsive enough to requests for documents related to the beginning of the Russia investigation. 2. FEDS FACE DEADLINE ON REUNITING IMMIGRANT FAMILIES The White House has until the end of the day to […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. TRUMP RECORDED DISCUSSING PAYING FOR PLAYBOY MODEL’S STORY The soon-to-be president was taped by his longtime personal lawyer discussing a potential payment for Karen McDougal’s account of having an affair with him. 2. VIOLENCE MARS PAKISTAN ELECTION A suicide bomber strikes outside a crowded polling station in Quetta, killing 31 people as Pakistanis vote […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. DEATH TOLL SPIKES IN GREEK WILDFIRES Twin wildfires raging through popular seaside areas near Athens torch homes, cars and forests and have killed dozens of people, authorities say. 2. WHO WAS TORONTO GUNMAN Friends say the 29-year-old Faisal Hussain, who killed two people and shot 13 others in a bustling neighborhood, was outwardly cheerful […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. GUESS WHO’S COMING TO WASHINGTON? Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-together; Moscow says it’s ‘open’ to the invite. 2. WHO WANTS TRUMP TRANSLATOR TO EMERGE FROM SHADOWS Democrats want President Donald […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. TRUMP WALKS BACK POSITION ON US INTELLIGENCE The U.S. president contends his summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin was a “great success” and backs off earlier remarks undermining U.S. intelligence agencies. 2. TRUMP TAKES ‘AMERICA FIRST’ TO UNSEEN LEVELS The president’s tumultuous trip across Europe, historians say, smashed the conventions of American leaders on […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. WHO’S FEELING THE HEAT AFTER HELSINKI SUMMIT Trump’s extraordinary performance alongside his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin fuels criticism of his presidency from both right and left. 2. RUSSIANS PRAISE PUTIN, PITY TRUMP While the U.S. leader went home to widespread criticism after their Finnish summit, the Russian president came home to universal praise. 3. […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. TRUMP-PUTIN READY FOR ONE-ON-ONE SUMMIT The meeting in Finland is playing out against a backdrop of fraying Western alliances, a new peak in the probe into Russian election meddling and fears in some quarters that Moscow’s aggression may go unpunished. 2. HOW TRUMP SAYS MONARCH CHARACTERIZED BREXIT The president tells a British interviewer that […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. TRUMP BRINGS HIS CHAOTIC ROAD SHOW TO BRITAIN President Donald Trump is dishing up a fresh dose of chaos in England, blasting his hosts over Brexit strategy, immigration and terror attacks, after he left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels. 2. HEARING ON RUSSIA PROBE DEVOLVES INTO SHOUTING MATCH An embattled FBI agent […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. MORE TOUGH RHETORIC FROM TRUMP The president says the U.S. commitment to NATO “remains very strong” despite reports that he threatened to pull out in a dispute over defense spending. 2. FEDS REVISITING EMMETT TILL CASE The government reopens its investigation into the slaying of the black teen whose brutal killing in Mississippi helped […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. NATO SUMMIT OFF TO ROCKY START A testy exchange between Trump and NATO’s secretary general, with the president claiming “Germany is captive to Russia” over a pipeline project, kicks off what’s expected to be a fraught gathering of the alliance’s 29 members. 2. AFTER ORDEAL, RESCUED TEAMMATES SURPRISINGLY FIT The soccer teammates rescued from […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. LATEST UK POISONING LIKELY NOT DELIBERATE Officials say they suspect a British couple in their 40s was not directly targeted but sickened as a consequence of the previous attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter. 2. WHO IS VIKTOR VEKSELBERG The sanctioned Russian oligarch linked to Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen has […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. TRUMP BEGINS INTERVIEWING SUPREME COURT CANDIDATES The president’s choice has the potential to be part of precedent-shattering decisions on abortion, health care, gay marriage and other issues. 2. HOW THAI CAVE VICTIMS ARE FARING The 12 boys and soccer coach found in a partially flooded complex after 10 days are mostly in stable condition […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. LEFTIST WINS BIG IN MEXICO ELECTION Angry and frustrated over corruption and violence, voters elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, giving him a mandate to upend the political establishment and govern for the poor. 2. TODDLER’S BIRTHDAY PARTY HIT BY VIOLENCE IN IDAHO Several refugee families, who escaped danger in their homelands, were enjoying a […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. JUSTICE’S RETIREMENT SHAKES UP BELTWAY Anthony Kennedy’s exit is setting off a confirmation battle for Trump’s next Supreme Court nominee certain to consume the Senate, inflame partisanship and impact midterm elections. 2. HOW FAMILY SEPARATION FOR IMMIGRANTS MAY AFFECT KIDS’ BRAINS Severe early adversity may cause brain changes and “toxic stress,” resulting in lasting […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. WHAT A JUDGE IN CALIFORNIA ORDERED That U.S. border authorities reunite separated families within 30 days, and if children are younger than 5, they must be reunified within 14 days. 2. ‘WE’RE READY TODAY’ The chief executive of the nation’s largest shelters for migrant youths tells AP he’s “ready now” to start reuniting hundreds […]

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. WHAT EXPERTS ARE SAYING ABOUT REUNITING FAMILIES Foster care advocates say the government won’t likely be able to reunite thousands of children separated from parents who crossed the border illegally. 2. WHERE TRUMP IS FOCUSING Voters weigh in on candidates in seven states, but the contest that matters most to the president is South […]

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