10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
The imprisoned hippie cult leader, who orchestrated the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, was 83.
The longtime authoritarian president ignores a midday local deadline set by Zimbabwe’s ruling party to step down or face impeachment proceedings.
Anthony Scaramucci, the short-lived White House communications chief, tells AP he remains in close touch with the Trump administration and sees himself working with the president again in the future.
The provision would repeal a requirement that everyone in the U.S. have health insurance or pay a fine, but is opposed by Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, whose vote the White House needs.
The president isn’t calling for the Alabama Senate candidate to leave the race but won’t campaign for the Republican because of “discomfort” with the sexual misconduct allegations against Moore.
Myanmar’s leader, whose country is accused of violently pushing out minority Rohingya Muslims, says the world is facing conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism.
In the worst opioid epidemic in U.S. history, addiction recovery may be toughest for pain patients who must find safer ways to manage their conditions, AP learns.
Although the concept that children can be transgender has been discussed in the open only recently, one study estimates that about 150,000 teenagers in the U.S. identify as transgender, AP finds.
Due to a quirk in the system, consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost.
Women instead took over the show with powerful performances from Diana Ross, Pink, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Gaga and more.