10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHAT OBAMA OFFERS IN HIGH-PROFILE TERROR SPEECH
The president's rare prime time address delivers no new policy prescriptions and no fresh military strategies, but it comes with one major message: It's going to be OK.
2. SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY TO REOPEN FOR BUSINESS AFTER ATTACKS
Resuming the work of the government's offices signals an effort to return to normalcy for a community that has been in shock and mourning since the killings Wednesday.
3. VENEZUELAN OPPOSITION WINS LEGISLATIVE VOTING IN LANDSLIDE
It trounces the ruling party and alters the balance of power after almost 17 years of socialist rule.
4. CLIMATE TALKS SHIFT FROM BINDING TARGETS TO 'NAME AND SHAME'
"Meeting national emissions pledges will emerge as a key measure of international moral and diplomatic standing after a Paris agreement, with countries reluctant to flout their targets and risk being treated as pariahs," says Paul Bledsoe, a former Clinton White House adviser.
5. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT TO INVESTIGATE CHICAGO POLICE
The civil rights probe would follow others recently launched in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, according to a person familiar with the matter.
6. WHY SOME ISRAELIS ARE ANGERED
As Netanyahu prepares to push through a landmark natural gas deal, he is facing a backlash by protesters who accuse him of using backroom dealings to push through the plan.
7. SANDERS UNVEILS CLIMATE CHANGE PLAN
The Democratic presidential candidate vows to cut U.S. carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2030 and impose a tax on carbon dioxide pollution.
8. WHO SAYS LATEST TESTS SHOW NO CANCER
Jimmy Carter announces that MRI scans find no signs of the disease, four months after he revealed the presence of lesions on his brain.
9. GROCERY CHAINS LEAVE FOOD DESERTS BARREN
AP research shows the industry at large has avoided impoverished places where it's needed most.
10. OBAMA UPSTAGED ON TWITTER'S LIST OF 2015 TWEETS
Messages shared by the boy band One Direction top the social platform's charts, eclipsing the president's celebration of gay marriage legalization.
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