10 Things to Know for Today



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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. VOTERS ISSUE MIXED VERDICT ON TRUMP PRESIDENCY

Democrats seize the House majority from the Republican Party in a suburban revolt, but the GOP gains ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships.

2. WHAT THIS ELECTION MAY SIGNIFY

A polarized nation is now more deeply divided — urban from rural, white from black, conservative from liberal, an AP analysis finds.

3. ‘A NEW DAY IN AMERICA’

Those are the words of Nancy Pelosi, who is poised to reclaim her role as House speaker after Democrats retook the chamber.

4. WHERE HOUSE VICTORY COULD ECHO

From Moscow to Beijing to Riyadh, Democrats are now able to launch new investigations into Trump’s international business empire and his global political dealings.

5. STATE BALLOT INITIATIVES PROVIDE INTRIGUE

Massachusetts voters reaffirm a 2016 law extending nondiscrimination protections to transgender people and Michigan becomes the first Midwest state to legalize recreational marijuana for adults.

6. GIRL SCOUTS SUE BOY SCOUTS

The youth organization files a trademark infringement lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America for dropping the word “boy” from its flagship program in an effort to attract girls.

7. BOEING ISSUES SAFETY BULLETIN AFTER LION AIR CRASH

The airplane manufacturer reiterates guidelines on how pilots should respond to erroneous data from a sensor following a deadly crash in Indonesia.

8. POMPEO MEETING WITH NORTH KOREAN ENVOY DELAYED

The development throws stalemated diplomacy over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons into further uncertainty.

9. GUAM’S CATHOLIC CHURCH WILL FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY

The move will allow the archdiocese to avoid trial in dozens of lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse by priests and move toward settlements.

10. DUKE WINS BIG IN OPENER

RJ Barrett scores 33 points and Zion Williamson adds 28 in an explosive debut by the Blue Devils’ touted freshmen, as fourth-ranked Duke beats No. 2 Kentucky 118-84.


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