10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says he was the target of “extortion and blackmail” by the publisher of the National Enquirer, which he said threatened to publish revealing personal photos of him.
The political crisis in Virginia threatens to turn a state that has trended Democratic back into a battleground, a development that could complicate the party’s effort to defeat President Donald Trump next year.
Congressional bargainers seem close to clinching a border security agreement that would avert a fresh government shutdown.
The longest-serving Congress member, who has passed away, caught people by surprise with musings on Twitter which kept him au courant.
Thousands of Venezuelan oil workers are fleeing poverty wages and dangerous working conditions, taking lucrative jobs in far-flung parts of the world.
A new White House report says changes made to the Affordable Care Act under President Donald Trump didn’t amount to “sabotage.”
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is testifying before Congress for the first time, with Democrats eager to press him on his interactions with President Donald Trump and his oversight of the special counsel’s Russia investigation.
Relatives of the 110 people who were kidnapped in West Africa, shipped to the U.S. on a bet and sold into slavery are organizing a get-together called the “Spirit of Our Ancestors” festival, set for Feb. 9.
Iran faces several economic struggles as it marks the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution with Inflation continuing to rise as its currency depreciates.
Frank Robinson was the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to earn the MVP award in both leagues. He was 83.