10 Things to Know for Monday
By The Associated Press
Dec. 18, 2017
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
The president says he is not planning to fire special counsel Robert Mueller even as his administration grapples with the growing Russia probe.
An electrical fire triggers a power outage, bringing the world's busiest airport to a standstill, grounding scores of flights in Atlanta.
A military investigation concludes that Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson wasn't captured alive, dispelling a swirl of rumors about the October ambush in Niger, the AP learns.
Republicans in Congress are betting that slashing taxes for corporations and wealthy individuals will accelerate growth — despite warnings on federal debt.
Republican Sen. John McCain is unlikely to vote on the bill as he returns home to Arizona after a hospital stay related to his brain cancer treatment, President Trump says.
The 420-square-mile Thomas Fire has burned more than 1,000 structures over two weeks.
The Russian leader thanked the president for a CIA tip that helped thwart a series of bombings in St. Petersburg, officials say.
Rights groups and academics estimate that Chinese authorities have sent thousands of people into secretive detention camps for alleged political crimes.
Co-workers who speak up about workplace misconduct may end up being shunned by management or fired, victims' lawyers say.
Jerry Richardson says it's time to step down, amid an investigation into allegations of sexual and racist misconduct against him.