10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/aacdba867cdd4026b8be5325a0993f6c”>TEXAS RATTLED BY ANOTHER BOMBING</a>

A package bomb that authorities believe is linked to the recent string of Austin bombings explodes inside a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio.

2. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/a57c0334284c4536bbf3120817551765″>SCANDAL-HIT WEINSTEIN CO. FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION</a>

The company also announced it was releasing any victims of or witnesses to the disgraced Hollywood mogul’s alleged misconduct from non-disclosure agreements preventing them from speaking out.

3. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://apnews.com/3d7d35b8f9344d9bbc99d8870031cc03″>WHY BRITAIN IS LOOKING INTO CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA, FACEBOOK</a>

Cambridge Analytica allegedly used data mined from Facebook to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election.

4. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/5034e5d6679d4d3d886bfafa4f69c507″>SENATE INTELLIGENCE LEADERS AIM TO PREVENT ELECTION HACKING</a>

With the 2018 primary season underway, the committee is launching an effort to protect U.S. elections from a repeat episode of foreign interference.

5. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/86420fb1dd2945c8a4219959939f824f”>’ACT RATIONALLY'</a>

China implores Washington to avoid disrupting trade over steel, technology and other disputes, promising that Beijing will “open even wider” to imports and investment.

6. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/de367742d0c440de85e4b6cb107973d4″>NEEDS GO UNMET 6 MONTHS AFTER MARIA HIT PUERTO RICO</a>

The U.S. territory is still struggling to recover from the strongest storm to hit the island in nearly a century.

7. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/a995aacee83d4cc5a7ac8f251fa34874″>WHAT AUTO, TECH INDUSTRIES HAVE BEEN DREADING</a>

The death of a woman struck by a self-driving Uber SUV as she crossed a street in suburban Phoenix.

8. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/8b2ef41e34ed469a97ff84c27f9f2649″>QUICK CHALLENGE FOR MISSISSIPPI’S 15-WEEK ABORTION BAN</a>

The nation’s most restrictive abortion law is headed for a showdown before a federal judge only hours after it was signed by the state’s governor.

9. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/2de9d081adec407c9690b23544ab2e78″>WORLD’S LAST MALE NORTHERN WHITE RHINO DIES</a>

Sudan, who had been part of an ambitious effort to save the subspecies from extinction after decades of decimation by poachers, was 45.

10. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/cd1aa4ab48ae4c159175eeee14e4d9ec”>STATES MOVE TO LEGALIZE SPORTS GAMBLING</a>

Sports leagues and casinos are angling for the biggest possible cut as more than a third of U.S. states are considering legislation to permit wagering.


This story removes reference to injury in No. 1.

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