10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
A House panel is probing the president and his administration for possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power. Trump dismisses the investigation as “ridiculous.”
A court in Tokyo approves the release of the former Nissan chairman on $8.9 million bail, although the end of his four months of detention is delayed when prosecutors appeal the decision.
Beijing announces a robust annual economic growth target and a 7.5 percent rise in military spending at a legislative session overshadowed by a tariff war with Washington.
Picking through the twisted debris that had been her Alabama mobile home, Carol Dean found that Father’s Day note to her husband the day after a powerful tornado took the 53-year-old’s life.
There were 15 instances in which U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and agents used firearms during the budget year 2018, the AP learns.
College campuses remain a primary target for hateful flyers, but the Anti-Defamation League says the number of off-campus propaganda incidents soared last year.
A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the “Berlin patient” 12 years ago, doctors report.
Hillary Clinton says she won’t seek the president nomination next year, but vows she’s “not going anywhere.”
Few seniors get their cognitive abilities regularly tested during check-ups that would help diagnose some early warning signs of dementia.
10. IT’S FAT TUESDAY
Thousands of people gathering in New Orleans will celebrate Mardi Gras with parades, bead-throwing fun and costumed merrymaking in the streets.