10 Things to Know for Thursday, Dec. 12: NASA fighting space station malfunction
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
A new budget deal to avert government shutdowns gains important ground among House Republicans, even though it would nudge federal deficits higher.
More people are picking private insurance plans or being routed to Medicaid programs in states with Democratic leaders than in Republican-led states.
European Union foreign policy chief says Yanukovych “intends to sign” the far-reaching agreement that he rejected only last month.
The man who was incoherently signing next to world leaders at Mandela's memorial tells the AP that he was hallucinating, saw “angels,” and has been violent in the past.
A San Diego man has been charged with operating a website that let people anonymously post explicit photos of others in an effort to extort money.
The National Guardsman faces federal charges in connection with the theft of identities and security clearance levels of members of his former Army unit.
A valve on a pump on one of two external cooling loops shut down because it was too cool, but the agency says no astronauts are in danger.
A North Dakota university's unmanned aircraft degree program, the nation's first, explodes from five students in 2009 to 120 students last year.
Expect to get more clarity on the entertainment awards season when nominations are announced in Beverly Hills, Calif.
In a sport long bound by tradition, the expected ban will be a major step and could be imposed as soon as next season.