Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. <a target=”—blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/8a6d6c184f6f4a079f7be7f547ac143f”>SURVIVORS ALLOWED BACK IN FLORIDA SCHOOL TO COLLECT BELONGINGS</a>
Students of Stoneman Douglas High School collected backpacks and other belongings left behind as they fled the massacre.
2. <a target=”—blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/63bc36ab49284890b83a221c2688d79d”>SYRIA RECONSTRUCTION STARTS EVEN AS DESTRUCTION CONTINUES</a>
Seven years of war, airstrikes and barrel bombs have left entire cities and infrastructure a landscape of rubble, but damage is still being wreaked.
3. <a target=”—blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/ab454eb5afce43e9b088fe385c19b796″>WHO’S MEETING LEADERS OF THE 50 STATES</a>
President Donald Trump says the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school is the top issue he wants to discuss with the nation’s governors.
4. <a target=”—blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/ba676a1174644ba9a6f3ec511d40a624″>WHICH ISSUE IS DOMINATING LAWMAKERS’ AGENDA</a>
After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence.
5. <a target=”—blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/cfd33b594d804ffaaf3c464161e7501f”>WHERE IS A PLAN TO END PRESIDENTIAL TERM LIMITS DRAWING CRITICISM</a>
A move by China’s ruling Communist Party’s to enable President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely has been met with satire and criticism.
6. <a target=”—blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/64143ac9bc654be49f94c92ebfd05c8b”>UNION FEES UNDER REVIEW BY TOP JUDGES</a>
The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that could deal a painful financial blow to organized labor, taking up a challenge to a law that allows unions representing government employees to collect fees from workers who choose not to join.
7. <a target=”—blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/41aed6c610fd4ccd9fc4c681e7172cfa”>DEMOCRATIC GOLDEN STATE VETERAN SNUBBED AHEAD OF PRIMARY</a>
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein failed to win the official endorsement of the California Democratic Party as she seeks her fifth term.
8. <a target=”—blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/1936e77a11924c909880f1ef014c7ca7″>PRESIDENT’S ENTHUSIASM FOR DEREGULATION HITS SAFETY RULES</a>
In Trump’s first year in office, at least a dozen safety rules that were under development or already adopted have been repealed, withdrawn, delayed or put on the back burner.
9. <a target=”—blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/8f647ba1d7a94b7c9a73983cd9027c8e”>KOREA RETURNING TO NORMAL AFTER WINTER GAMES</a>
With the end of the 2018 Winter Olympics, a swath of the eastern Korean Peninsula is readying itself to resume more typical days.
10. <a target=”—blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/2944a30db17a4ab2bc6f11f9463b65ff”>VACCINE DEBATE KEY ISSUE IN ITALIAN ELECTIONS</a>
A new law requiring parents to vaccinate their kids against measles and nine other childhood diseases has become one of the most divisive themes of the March 4 vote.