10 things to know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. OBAMA TO USE EXECUTIVE POWERS TO SHIELD AS MANY AS 5 MILLION FROM DEPORTATION
Republicans vehemently oppose the president's immigration plan but are deeply divided on how to respond.
2. COSBY TO AP ON ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS: "WE DON'T ANSWER THAT."
In a recent interview, the comedian refused to comment on the accusations he is facing then asked interviewer not to use that part of their on-camera conversation.
3. THREE INJURED IN FLORIDA CAMPUS SHOOTING
Police kill gunman who opened fire in a library at Florida State University.
4. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: SYRIA WORST REFUGEE CRISIS IN A GENERATION
The human rights organization says Turkey is shouldering the heaviest burden of hosting half of the estimated 3.2 million Syrian refugees.
5. HOW MUCH SNOW IS PILING UP IN BUFFALO
With an additional 2 to 3 feet possible, the one-week totals for the Buffalo area will approach the average snowfall for an entire year: 93.6 inches, or close to 8 feet.
6. EBOLA HEIGHTENS PLIGHT OF ORPHANS IN WEST AFRICA
The epidemic has put foreign adoptions from the region on hold while the number of children who lost their parents is rising.
7. WHICH SEARCH ENGINE HAS MOZILLA CHOSEN
Yahoo will replace Google on Firefox browsers in the hope of reclaiming lost ground in the most lucrative part of the Internet's ad business.
8. YEARS BEFORE SNOWDEN, NSA DEBATED SPY PROGRAMS
Some agency execs argued that the surveillance exceeded the NSA's mandate to focus on foreign spying, the AP's Ken Dilanian reports. The dissenters were overruled.
9. HONDURAS BEAUTY QUEEN, SISTER FOUND SHOT TO DEATH
The sister's boyfriend confessed to killing the women, jealous that his girlfriend had danced with another man, police say.
10. WHAT THIS YEAR'S TURKEY FEAST WILL COST YOU
The average Thanksgiving meal will set an American family back $49.41 this year--a modest increase of just 37 cents over 2013.