10 things to know for Thursday, Dec. 5: Northern Plains face Arctic blast
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
A cold snap is causing the mercury to drop to sub-zero temperatures in North Dakota and Montana and will continue through the weekend.
Police officers are guarding the highly-radioactive cobalt-60 material that was in a stolen truck in central Mexico until they find a way to transport it safely.
Troops later killed 12 gunmen who arrived minutes after the explosion at the defense ministry.
Driving along long, monotonous routes makes drivers experience a semi-trance — much like the one the train’s engineer was in according to his lawyer.
Four surviving veterans from the attack, all in their 90s, volunteer at the site which witnessed a bloody bombing 72 years ago this week.
The Latin American nation is censoring the Web-address shortening service which Venezuelans use to spread news of their freefalling currency.
Eleven have died and wildlife workers are trying to lead the remaining 41 out of dangerously shallow waters.
Radiant Orchid, a version of purple, will replace emerald green as designers’ shade of choice.
After his inflammatory comments about Sarah Palin, the talk-show host says he now wants his colleagues to “be allowed to focus on the issues that matter.”
Jameis Winston, quarterback for top-ranked Florida State, will find out whether a prosecutor will charge him with sexual assault.