10 things to know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
The AP learns that the Pentagon will send almost 4,000 additional American troops to the country, hoping to break a stalemate in a conflict that has now passed to a third U.S. commander-in-chief.
The finger-pointing over the shooting at a Washington-area ball field comes even as politicians on both sides call for unity and a more civil political discourse.
The two inmates were being hunted in the killings of two prison guards who were overpowered, disarmed and shot to death on a prison bus southeast of Atlanta.
It took months of quiet diplomacy, a change in U.S. presidents and an American diplomat’s extraordinary, secret visit to Pyongyang to bring Otto Warmbier home.
The administration’s re-set is expected to be aimed at stopping the flow of U.S. cash to the country’s military while maintaining diplomatic relations.
Teen vaping, which has been skyrocketing, fell dramatically last year in the U.S.
Experts suspect recent renovations at the Grenfell Tower, including newly installed external cladding, played a tragic role in spreading the fire so quickly.
Twitter unveils a new look, which users quickly mock with memes, jokes — even outrage.
The Louisville basketball coach will serve a five-game suspension following an investigation into a sex scandal.
It’s high school graduation season, but in an increasing number of schools, there’s one less tradition — assigning class rank to graduating seniors.