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. WHERE IDEOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIORAL RE-EDUCATION ARE FORCED
Leaked classified documents reveal that the detention of more than a million ethnic minorities in China’s far west Xinjiang region in “training centers” wasn’t meant to train them for jobs.
2. WHY THE NAVY’S TOP OFFICIAL WAS FIRED
Navy Secretary Richard Spencer had “privately” proposed to the White House that a SEAL accused of war crimes retire without losing his status.
3. PRO-DEMOCRACY OPPOSITION WINS BIG IN HONG KONG ELECTIONS
The camp’s victory is a clear rebuke to city leader Carrie Lam and her handling of violent protests that have divided the Chinese territory
4. IMPEACHMENT: WHAT’S NEXT
Moving “expeditiously” as instructed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats could soon turn the impeachment process over to the House Judiciary Committee.
5. SOARING STUDENT DEMAND IN US COLLEGES FOR COUNSELING
More are turning to their schools for help with anxiety, depression and other mental health problems, and many must wait weeks for treatment or find help elsewhere, an AP review finds.
6. WHERE A CORE OF RESIDENTS BANDED TOGETHER TO SAVE THEIR COMMUNITY
A South Side Chicago neighborhood that was decimated by the 2008 mortgage crisis is making a comeback as residents and neighborhood organizers work to rehab and fill vacant homes.
7. WHO BROKE MICHAEL JACKSON’S AMA AWARDS RECORD
Taylor Swift, who already had 23 wins, added six honors including artist of the year and artist of the decade, surpassing the King of Pop’s 24 prizes.
8. NEW THIS HOLIDAY SEASON: GROCERY-CARRYING ROBOT
Companies with competing visions of society’s need for cargo-carrying sidewalk rovers are inviting consumers to try them out. But are they necessary?
9. ALASKA FACES ENVIRONMENTAL WOES
Hand-built ice cellars are being rendered unreliable as global warming and other modern factors force changes to an ancient way of life.
10. FRENCH LUXURY GROUP TO BUY TIFFANY & CO.
LVMH will purchase the iconic 182-year old New York jeweler for $16.2 billion.