10 things to know for Monday, Aug. 11: Arms sent to Kurds in fight against Islamic state
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
U.S. officials tell AP the Obama administration has begun providing weapons to Kurdish forces making headway against Islamic extremists in Iraq.
An Egyptian-brokered cease-fire halting the Gaza war is holding, allowing Palestinians to leave homes and shelters as negotiators will resume talks in Cairo.
Angry over a police shooting of an unarmed black man in suburban St. Louis, people loot businesses, vandalize vehicles and confront police.
The NASCAR star skips the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen the day after his dirt-track car struck and killed a fellow driver who tried to confront him.
Marlene Pinnock thought she was going to die as a CHP officer straddled her, repeatedly striking her head, on the side of a LA freeway.
California lawmakers are considering what would be the first-in-the-nation measure requiring all colleges that receive public funds to set a standard for consensual sex.
Conservative activists like the Koch brothers are helping fund English classes and health checkups for Spanish speakers to build credibility with Hispanic voters.
As coaches and top colleges increasingly use Twitter and Instagram to evaluate a player’s character, one wrong comment can cost a player a scholarship offer.
Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort of “The Fault in Our Stars” ride a victorious wave at the Teen Choice Awards.
Rory McIlroy joins Jones, Nicklaus and Woods as the only players 25 or younger to win four majors in the last century when he captured the PGA Championship