10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Lawmakers narrowly pass a sweeping bipartisan budget accord, ending a government shutdown and clearing a path for huge spending increases for both the Pentagon and domestic programs.
Kim Yo Jong becomes the first member of her family to visit the South since the Korean War as part of a high-level delegation attending the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics.
After two failed bids, billions of dollars in preparation and national debate about whether it’s all worth it, the Winter Olympics open in Pyeongchang with a gala ceremony.
Global stock prices sink after the blue chip index plummeted more than 1,000 points and entered a correction following a weeklong sell-off.
The stock market may just have fired off a warning shot to the Trump administration and Congress about their plans to blow up the size of the federal deficit.
The U.S. president will propose lowering prescription drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries by allowing them to share in rebates that drug companies pay to insurers and middlemen.
California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia is accused of groping a staffer of a fellow lawmaker in the dugout after a legislative softball game in 2014.
A Democratic group backed by the former president says it plans to invest millions of dollars in state-level elections this year, with its heaviest focus on Ohio.
Former “The Apprentice” contestant and White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says on “Celebrity Big Brother” that things are going to be “so bad” in America under Trump.
The Cavs trade nearly half their players at the NBA’s trade deadline, in part to convince superstar LeBron James to stay in Cleveland.