10 things to know for Friday, Sept. 5: Shelling moves closer to Ukrainian port
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Russian-backed rebels press their offensive in the strategically key city of Mariupol just hours ahead of talks in Belarus that are widely hoped to bring a cease-fire.
NATO outlines plans for stationing a rapid response force in Eastern Europe to serve as a deterrent to Moscow and ease Russia’s neighbors’ fears.
Dr. Rick Sacra had been receiving care in Liberia. But the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha is home to a special isolation unit that’s believed to be the largest in the U.S.
Fashion and acting were Joan Rivers’ early dreams — but it was comedy that paid the bills and ultimately made her a star.
The Missouri department — under scrutiny since the shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white officer — says it welcomes the U.S. attorney general’s investigation.
Jurors decide that Bob and Maureen McDonnell performed favors for a wealthy businessman in exchange for more than $165,000 in gifts and loans.
Thirty-two states exhort the U.S. high court to settle the issue once and for all.
Jeans, as more people are sporting yoga pants and leggings instead of the iconic blues.
Country star Garth Brooks returns to full-time touring with a performance before enthusiastic fans in suburban Chicago.
Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch and Percy Harvin lead Seattle past Green Bay 36-16 as the Seahawks begin their Super Bowl title defense with a victory.