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. FIRST GENE-EDITED BABIES CLAIMED IN CHINA

A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies — DNA he says he altered with a powerful new tool, AP learns.

2. MEXICO TO TAKE STRONG ACTION AGAINST MIGRANTS

Mexican officials pledge to shore up security near its border with the U.S. after some migrants “violently” tried to breach the border at Tijuana and U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop them.

3. UKRAINE LAWMAKERS MULL MARTIAL LAW

President Petro Poroshenko demands that Russia immediately release Ukrainian sailors and ships Moscow seized in a standoff around Crimea.

4. WHERE TRUMP IS HEADED

Trump is bound for Mississippi for two rallies to try to keep the Senate seat held by Cindy Hyde-Smith in Republican hands.

5. FDA DEEMED LAX ON MEDICAL DEVICES

An AP investigation into the $400 billion global market finds that more than 1.7 million people have been injured and nearly 83,000 killed.

6. INSIGHT LANDER POISED FOR TOUCHDOWN ON MARS

A NASA spacecraft’s six-month journey to the red planet nears its dramatic grand finale in what experts hope will be a soft precision landing.

7. WINTRY STORM BATTERS MIDWEST

Hundreds of flights are grounded, major highways closed and schools in several states shuttered after a snowstorm blankets much of the region.

8. APPLE HEADS TO WASHINGTON

The iPhone maker is at the Supreme Court to defend the way it sells apps against claims by consumers that the company has unfairly monopolized the market.

9. FEDS TRY TO MEASURE AUTISM IN CHILDREN

A new U.S. government estimate on the developmental disorder doesn’t necessarily mean the numbers of kids affected is rising.

10. VIKINGS BEAT PACKERS IN NFC NORTH SHOWDOWN

Kirk Cousins bounces back from his worst game of the season with 342 passing yards and three touchdowns and Minnesota beats Green Bay 24-17.


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