10 Things to Know for Wednesday
By The Associated Press
Oct. 17, 2017
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
Republican Lamar Alexander and Democrat Patty Murray forge a plan to resume federal payments to health insurers that were blocked by President Trump.
The fall of Raqqa marks a new chapter in the fight against the militant group, whose once-vast territory has been reduced to a handful of towns in Syria and Iraq.
A U.S. district judge blocks the Trump administration's most recent ban, ruling that it "plainly discriminates based on nationality."
Rep. Tom Marino's decision follows reports that he played a key role in weakening the DEA's ability to stop prescription painkillers from reaching the streets.
The film mogul's departure comes as dozens of women accuse him of sexual harassment and abuse.
Actress Alyssa Milano's "Me Too" hashtag gets tweeted nearly a million times in 48 hours as women share their stories of rape, sexual assault and harassment.
"It's never going to be the same," says Rob Brown, a supervisor from Mendocino County, where 8,000 evacuees were cleared to go home after deadly wildfires.
General Motors seeks to evaluate autonomous vehicles on Manhattan's chaotic streets.
Two women dressed as nuns are suspected in an attempted robbery of the Citizens Bank in Tannersville, Pa.
Commissioner Roger Goodell says owners did not ask players to stand during the national anthem.