1. TRUMP OPENS DOOR TO POTENTIAL MEETING WITH PUTIN
It would be the first time the Russian leader has been at the White House in more than a decade and come at a time of rising tensions between the two global powers.
2. WALL STREET GIVES BACK GAINS
Stocks tumble after China raises import duties on a number of U.S. exports, bringing the two economic giants closer to a full-on trade conflict.
3. NELSON MANDELA'S EX-WIFE DIES AT 81
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist in her own right whose reputation was sullied by scandal.
4. 'AFFLUENZA' TEEN WALKS FREE
A 20-year-old Texas man who as a teenager invoked the burdens of his family's wealth as part of his defense after killing four people in a drunken wreck is released from jail.
5. NETANYAHU BACKTRACKS ON MIGRANTS
After announcing an agreement with the U.N. to resettle thousands of African migrants in Western countries, Israel's prime minister suspends the deal.
6. WHO'S CALLING IT A CAREER
Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty says she won't seek re-election amid calls for her resignation over her handling of a former chief of staff accused of harassment.
7. GOVERNMENT REVISING POLLUTION RULES
U.S. environmental regulators are easing emissions standards for cars and trucks, saying that President Obama set the rules "too high."
8. WHAT'S GAINING FOOTHOLD IN U.S. SCHOOLS
Cellphones are still absent from most classrooms. But that's changing as administrators increasingly bow to parents' wishes to keep tabs on their kids and teachers find ways to work them into lessons.
9. JURY SELECTION BEGINS IN BILL COSBY'S RETRIAL
Picking jurors for the entertainer's sexual assault retrial is expected to be difficult since it's taking place amid the powerful MeToo movement.
10. WHICH SPORT FACES UNCERTAIN FUTURE
As the NCAA Tournament wraps up, scandal-marred college basketball will begin to wrestle with the changes it must make to keep the sport vibrant.