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. IMPEACHMENT FIGHT NOT MOVING THE NEEDLE
Voter attitudes in the swing county of Racine in the swing state of Wisconsin echo public polls that suggest that, nationwide, impeachment is having little effect on the President Trump.
2. IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY TAKING NEXT STEPS
The House Judiciary Committee intends to bring in legal experts to examine the constitutional grounds for Trump’s impeachment when they meet next week.
3. ‘I DON’T KNOW WHAT I DID TO MAKE IT OUT’
The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Albania rises to 25 overnight as rescue crews continue to search collapsed buildings for survivors.
4. PASS THE STUFFING, AND THE VITRIOL
Many families reflect the nation’s divisions, setting up heated holiday debates in households with a taste for politics.
5. US TRAVELERS BRACE FOR SNOWY THANKSGIVING
A storm packing heavy snow and high winds marches into the upper Midwest as anxious Thanksgiving travelers buckle up and barrel headlong into a busy, if not perilous, holiday week.
6. WHO IRAN BLAMED FOR PROTESTS
Iran’s supreme leader claims without evidence that recent demonstrations over government-set gasoline prices rising were part of a “conspiracy” involving the U.S.
7. BUDDHIST NATIONALISTS CLAIM VICTORY IN SRI LANKAN ELECTION
They are rejoicing over the election of the country’s newest leader and hoping he ushers in another golden era for the nation’s religious and ethnic majority.
8. NO CASH, NO PROBLEM
Cashless shoppers have a new option to give to The Salvation Army’s red kettle campaign this year using their smartphone.
9. WHERE WINE INDUSTRY IS BECOMING A FORCE
Washington state now has 1,000 wineries — the United States’ second-highest number after California — and more are on the way.
10. AN UPSET DECADES IN THE MAKING
Stephen F. Austin stuns Duke at the overtime buzzer, doing what no team outside the ACC had done in nearly 20 years — knock off the top-ranked Blue Devils at home.