10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser, will probably walk out of a courtroom a free man due to his extensive cooperation with federal prosecutors.
The standoff over President Donald Trump’s $5 billion wall funds deepens, threatening a partial government shutdown in a standoff that has become increasingly common in Washington.
Federal judges in California are putting the brakes on some of the administration’s efforts to curb immigration.
The greatest threat to President Trump’s re-election bid may not be the slew of investigations closing in on his Oval Office but a possible economic slowdown. And the president knows it.
World markets are mostly lower, tracking losses on Wall Street as traders braced for an interest rate hike by Federal Reserve.
One state offers clues about what’s happening: West Virginia. Public health problems such as drug overdoses, suicides and obesity became widespread in the state before the rest of the country, the AP finds.
Former CBS CEO Les Moonves won’t receive his $120 million severance package after the company’s board of directors determines he was fired “with cause” over sexual misconduct allegations.
Ruinous conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq seem to be winding down. Yet the potential for unrest remains high, including in countries that escaped civil war after the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings, such as Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt.
Beto O’Rourke’s team says he has no timeline or roadmap for deciding if he’d like to parlay a surprisingly close loss to Republican Sen. Ted Cruz into a White House try.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is out after 2½ seasons.