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. HOW THE DEATH OF AL-BAGHDADI UNFOLDED
The daring raid was the culmination of years of intelligence-gathering work and 48 hours of hurry-up planning once Washington got word that the elusive Islamic State group leader would be at a compound in northwestern Syria.
2. WAITING FOR ELECTRICITY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has notified more than 1.2 million people that they may not have power restored as the threat of wildfires loom with nearly 200,000 people under evacuation order.
3. RISING DEMOCRATIC STAR CALLS IT QUITS
Freshman Rep. Katie Hill resigns amid an ethics probe, saying explicit private photos of her with a campaign staffer had been “weaponized” by her husband and political operatives.
4. WHO CONCEDED DEFEAT AFTER A DRAMATIC ELECTION
Argentina’s incumbent President Mauricio Macri likely swung the country back to the center-left and Peronists are celebrating their return to power.
5. WHO SHOULD BE CONSIDERED FOR WEIGHT-LOSS SURGERY
The American Academy of Pediatrics says some severely obese preteens would benefit from the procedure based on evidence of medical studies.
6. TRUMP BOOED AT THE WORLD SERIES
The president drew boos, jeers and chants of “lock him up” when introduced during Game 5.
7. COLLEGE PARTY IN TEXAS TURNS FATAL
A gunman opened fire at an off-campus event in a night club killing two people; 12 others were injured in the melee.
8. HONK KONG PROTESTERS TATTOO TO SUPPORT
While groups of hardcore protesters tangling with riot police have become the movement’s most visible symbol, others are using skin and ink.
9. BOUNDARY-PUSHING COMEDIAN HONORED
Dave Chappelle receives the Mark Twain prize for lifetime achievement in comedy.
10. THE ASTROS LEAD THE NATIONALS 3-2 IN THE WORLD SERIES
Gerrit Cole and the Houston Astros are heading home just one win from another crown.