10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press
Mar. 01, 2018
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Hope Hicks quits as White House communications chief, leaving a void around a president who values loyalty and affirmation.
Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods have taken steps to restrict gun sales following moves by MetLife, Hertz and Delta Air Lines, which have cut ties with the NRA after the school massacre in Florida.
Candidates running in midterm elections are doing all they can to prevent email hacks and elaborate misinformation schemes like the ones Moscow used to disrupt the 2016 campaign.
They are turning to TV ads to pressure the White House into allowing transgender people to keep serving in the military.
Florida students who returned to school two weeks after a mass shooting say they were haunted by fresh memories, but heartened by an outpouring of support.
The New York Times says that two companies made loans worth more than half a billion dollars to Kushner's family real estate firm after executives met with Trump's senior adviser.
Seoul faces questions surrounding the long-term environmental consequences of hosting an expensive sports event in one of its poorest, oldest and underpopulated areas.
Even if states are allowed to offer legal gambling, the popularity of daily fantasy sports has created a generation of sports fans more obsessed with player statistics than point spreads.
And large numbers of those polled also say they think the president's policies have made things worse for African-Americans, Hispanics and Muslims.
At just 21 and competing in his first World Golf Championship this week in Mexico, Shubhankar Sharma has replaced Anirban Lahiri as the country's top golfer.