10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
Syrians were left gasping for breath and convulsing in the streets and in crowded hospitals in an opposition-held northern town. The attack killed dozens of people, and if confirmed would be the country’s deadliest chemical attack in four years.
Barack Obama’s national security adviser, the latest target for Donald Trump’s embattled defenders, firmly denies she or other Obama officials used secret intelligence reports to spy on Trump associates for political purposes.
Most want any health care overhaul under President Trump to look a lot like the Affordable Care Act signed into law by President Obama — although most dislike the requirement that all Americans buy insurance or pay a fine.
As companies bid to build President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico , the head of Homeland Security says arrests of people entering the United States illegally across the Mexican border plummeted last month.
A dozen major advertisers, including automakers Hyundai and BMW, have pulled their ads from “The O’Reilly Factor,” Fox News’ No. 1 on-air personality is accused of crude and vindictive behavior with women.
The North fired a ballistic missile into the waters off its east coast, amid worries Pyongyang might soon conduct banned nuclear or long-range rocket tests.
More than a million Facebook users like the idea of hosting the 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Many of them, oddly enough, live in Pakistan, according to a report prepared for The Associated Press.
The model and Kardashian clan member’s turn as a Pepsi-wielding protester has some on social media decrying the imagery as appropriation of the Black Lives Matter movement.
In a first, a federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT employees from workplace discrimination.
10. ROMO RETIRES
Quarterback Tony Romo is replacing analyst Phil Simms on the top NFL broadcasting team for CBS after choosing retirement over playing for a team other than the Dallas Cowboys.