10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Bahamians rescue hurricane victims with jet skis and a bulldozer as the U.S., Britain and aid groups try to get food and medicine to survivors and take the most desperate people to safety.
The territory’s embattled leader Carrie Lam announces the withdrawal of the bill that sparked months of protests.
Parliament will attempt to defy Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans as lawmakers seek a way out of the impasse.
Officials vow to find what sparked the inferno aboard the dive boat that killed 34 people in California, but evidence may have gone down with the ship or drifted out to sea.
The Defense Department approves the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of Trump’s wall along the Mexican border.
A new study finds that carving out new school districts in the South is reinforcing racial segregation in the larger districts left behind.
Pope Francis begins with a visit to Mozambique, just weeks after the country signed a new peace deal and weeks before national elections.
Gun control advocates laud the retailer’s decision to discontinue sales of certain ammunition and request that customers no longer openly carry firearms in its stores.
Democrats are releasing plans to battle global warming ahead of town halls on the issue, a sharp contrast to Trump’s dismissal of climate science.
A federal judge will discuss plans for unsealing a new trove of court records involving sexual abuse allegations against the financier who took his own life last month.