10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
Pyongyang says that during the Singapore summit, the American president expressed a desire to stop U.S.-South Korea military drills — catching many U.S. politicians off guard.
For a brief moment in Singapore, decades of hostile words and actions give way to the possibility of peace.
The Justice Department had sued to block the deal, arguing it would hurt competition in cable and satellite TV and jack up consumer costs.
Robert Mueller’s team worries Russian spies will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation into Moscow’s attempts to hack the 2016 election.
State Sen. Jennifer Wexton claims victory in the state’s 10th District as five states hold primaries.
The city council votes to drop the tax on large companies after push back from Amazon and some other corporations in the region.
Puerto Rico’s government releases new information that adds detail to the growing consensus that hundreds or even thousands of people died as an indirect result of Hurricane Maria.
An estimated 11.8 million people misused opioids in 2016, leading to some 40,000 deaths.
A surging stock market and huge gifts from billionaires spur an estimated $410 billion in philanthropy in the U.S. in 2017.
“It’s basically nuts,” says captain of the NHL Stanley Cup champions, Alex Ovechkin, surveying the Washington, DC crowd. On the West Coast, Golden State fans hold ‘Dynasty’ signs for the team’s third title in four years.