logo


no avatar

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press • Apr 5, 2018 at 6:00 AM

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:

1. WHO'S GETTING THEIR MARCHING ORDERS

Trump and border-state governors work to "immediately" deploy the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to fight illegal immigration.

2. 'THE TASK IS UNFINISHED'

With thoughts on the past and eyes to the future, thousands march and sing civil rights songs to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

3. WHY FACEBOOK IS FACING FRESH SCRUTINY

The social network reveals that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought.

4. TRUMP EAGER TO BRING TROOPS HOME

The White House says the president is dramatically scaling back U.S. goals in Syria as he pushes for a quick military withdrawal.

5. HOPES GROW FOR 'BLUE WAVE'

The dominating victory by a liberal candidate in Wisconsin's Supreme Court race emboldens Democrats deflated by years of defeats.

6. JURY PICKED FOR COSBY RETRIAL

Progress is made even as the comedian's defense team in the sex assault case accuses prosecutors of racial discrimination for excluding a black woman from the panel.

7. BLACK-MARKET POT FARMS SEIZED

Law enforcement agents secure roughly 100 California houses allegedly bought with money from a Chinese-based crime organization and used to grow massive amounts of marijuana illegally.

8. FOR OVERWEIGHT KIDS, A CRITICAL WINDOW

Those who shed their extra pounds by age 13 have the same risk of developing diabetes in adulthood as others who have never weighed too much, a study finds.

9. WHICH NATION IS SWELLING MOVIE AUDIENCES

Propelled by growth in China, global moviegoing reached a record high of $40.6 billion in 2017 despite a downturn in audiences at U.S. and Canada theaters.

10. GREAT EXPECTATIONS AT AUGUSTA

There's talk about this being perhaps the best Masters ever. That's due to one person: Tiger Woods.

Recommended for You

    Grand Haven Tribune Videos