10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
The president calls for speedy and substantial changes to the nation’s gun laws, criticizing lawmakers in a White House meeting for being too fearful of the NRA.
Students and teachers cry and hug as they return to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High for the first time since a troubled teenager with an assault rifle killed 17 people there.
Communications Director Hope Hicks, one of Trump’s most loyal aides, is resigning. The news comes a day after she was interviewed by the House panel investigating Russia meddling.
The late Rev. Billy Graham is praised by Trump as “America’s pastor” during a rare salute by the nation’s political leaders under the Capitol Rotunda.
More than half of Americans, including large majorities of blacks and Hispanics, think the president is a racist, according to a new AP poll.
A Russian-backed hacker group known for many high-level cyber attacks reportedly infiltrated the German government’s secure computer networks.
U.S. stocks sink again, cementing February as the worst month for the market in two years.
For the first time, astronomers glimpse the dawn of the universe 13.6 billion years ago when the earliest stars were just beginning to glow after the Big Bang.
Five films have a legitimate shot at the best-picture award: “The Shape of Water,” ″Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” ″Get Out,” ″Dunkirk” and “Lady Bird.”
Russia’s ban from the Olympic movement is lifted despite two failed doping tests by its athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.