October 8

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

1. TRUMP DEFENDS DECISION TO ABANDON KURDISH ALLIES IN SYRIA The president casts his decision as fulfilling a campaign promise, but critics say he is sacrificing a U.S. ally and undermining American credibility. Turkey, meanwhile, says it won’t bow to Trump’s threats on its military intentions. 2. TRUMP ENVOY TO TESTIFY IN IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY A […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. UN REPORT ON GLOBAL WARMING CARRIES WARNING Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference for mankind and Earth’s ecosystems in the next few decades, scientists say. 2. WHAT MCCONNELL’S NOW OPEN TO The Senate majority leader signals he’s willing to take up another Supreme Court nomination in the 2020 […]

HNFD sets festival date

HNFD sets festival date

As the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years, the National Fire Protection Association is promoting this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” to better educate the public about the critical importance of knowing how old their smoke alarms are […]

Today in History

Today in History

Today is Thursday, Oct. 8, the 281st day of 2015. There are 84 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 8, 2005, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake flattened villages on the Pakistan-India border, killing an estimated 86,000 people. On this date: n In 1869, the 14th president of the United States, Franklin Pierce, died […]