10 things to know for Thursday, Feb. 6: U.N. chief denounces attacks on gays
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Ban Ki-moon condemns attacks and discrimination against homosexuals, an issue that has overshadowed preparations for the Sochi Olympics.
In a first, Vatican officials suggest Pope Francis may sanction bishops for having covered up for abusive priests.
A robust U.S. jobs report Friday would help soothe those jitters.
The defense secretary orders Pentagon leaders to “put renewed emphasis on developing moral character and moral courage in our force.”
Hundreds of thousands of residents may be without power for days as utility crews work feverishly to restore electricity.
AP’s Jessica Gresko finds the agency will probe the lightning protection systems at hundreds of towers after a bolt injured an air traffic controller in Baltimore.
With the Golden State in an extreme drought, water supplies in some northern rural areas are imperiled as reservoirs dwindle and local streams dry up.
Broadway theaters dim their lights in memory of the Tony Award-nominated actor as members of the theater community hold a candlelight vigil.
G.I. Joe, called the world’s first action figure, is being celebrated by collectors and the toy maker that introduced it just before the Vietnam War.
CBS wins the NFL Network’s rights to air eight Thursday night games next season.