Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
A new United Nations scientific report examines how global warming and land interact in a vicious cycle. Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the land, while the way people use the land is making global warming worse.
President Donald Trump paid visits to cities reeling from mass shootings that left 31 dead and dozens more wounded.
More than 200 mayors are urging Senate leaders to return to Washington to act on bipartisan gun safety legislation.
A man who was “full of anger” went on a two-hour stabbing and robbery rampage in Southern California, killing four people and wounding two others.
The lives of millions in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have been upended since New Delhi imposed an unprecedented security lockdown.
Five years after Michael Brown was fatally shot by a Ferguson police officer on a steamy August day, racial tension remains palpable and may be even more intense.
The Iowa state fair, a quadrennial presidential prerequisite stop, is a cultural obstacle course more fraught with pitfalls than opportunities to sway the narrow band of voters who will attend the state’s kickoff caucuses in less than six months.
Israeli military says it is sending reinforcements to the West Bank, after the body of a 19-year-old soldier with stab wounds was found near a Jewish settlement.
Puerto Ricans brace for more political turmoil as the third governor in a week takes charge of this U.S. territory still divided over who should lead the economically struggling island.
The bustling life of the all-time winningest female skier in World Cup history includes wrapping up her memoir in a book set to be published early next year and working with Dwayne Johnson on a sports apparel project.