10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press
Dec. 22, 2017
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
The Republican-led Congress has passed a temporary spending bill to avert a government shutdown, putting off disputes on immigration, health care and the budget to next year.
Russian hackers pursued journalists with the same gusto as when they went after U.S. politicians and intelligence figures, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Fallout has been swift in the classical music world following graphic sexual assault accusations against Charles Dutoit made by three opera singers and a classical musician to The AP, with several symphonies severing ties.
Hundreds of the nation's most polluted places are at an increasing risk of spreading contamination beyond their borders by more frequent storms and rising seas.
Ignoring American threats, top recipients of US aid voted with Palestinians against Trump's Jerusalem recognition.
A white Zimbabwean farmer evicted under the government of Robert Mugabe has returned to a hero's welcome as the first to get his land back under new President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
South Sudan's orphans and others torn from families by civil war are finding solace through song in the largely Christian nation.
Marijuana is now legal in four states — California, Nevada, Maine and Massachusetts — some residents will stuff stockings with spliffs for the first time these holidays.
A museum dedicated to the funk music genre has opened its doors in Dayton, Ohio, home to bands like the Ohio Players, Zapp, Faze-O, Slave and Lakeside.
Dick Enberg, a Hall of Fame broadcaster known as much for his excited calls of "Oh my!" as the big events he covered during a 60-year career has died.