10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press
Oct. 17, 2017
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
A commander with the U.S.-backed Syrian forces battling the militants says combing operations are underway to clear the northern city of land mines and extremist sleeper cells.
Their brutally executed push for a "caliphate" in Syria and Iraq is no more, but forces battling the extremists will have to remain vigilant, while the battle for IS spoils have already begun.
The press-savvy president opines in the Oval Office, stops to talk on the South Lawn, chats on the tarmac as he boards Air Force One and gabs with reporters aboard the presidential plane.
The age and health issues of some senators are complicating Republican efforts to push through a partisan agenda.
A week after fleeing in fear of wildfire, tens of thousands of Californians are drifting back into their neighborhoods, facing damage both physical and emotional.
With a single tweet, actress Alyssa Milano has motivated thousands of women to tell their stories of rape, sexual assault and harassment on social media.
The ailing Arizona Republican senator jabs at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics at his National Constitution Center Liberty Medal ceremony in Philadelphia.
For companies like Facebook, Google and Apple, Europe's culture of tough corporate oversight, not America's light-touch regulation, may soon rule their industry.
In his new book, Bryant Johnson details the workout regimen that has kept the 84-year-old Supreme Court justice on the bench.
Adam Silver believes super teams — like the Warriors and Cavaliers — are good for business. Hornets owner Michael Jordan fears a league where the other 28 teams are "garbage."