1. WHO LEADS IN IRAQ NATIONAL ELECTION
Influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's alliance is the early front-runner, with official results in from just over half the country.
2. WHY ISRAEL BOOSTS FORCES ALONG GAZA BORDER, WEST BANK
Palestinians led by the Hamas group plan large border protests as the U.S. officially moves its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
3. INCREASED VOLCANIC ACTIVITY SPURS MORE EVACUATIONS
New fissures emit steam and lava from Kilauea on Hawaii's Big Island, where geologists warn of a major eruption.
4. SUICIDE CHURCH BOMBINGS KILL 7 IN INDONESIA
Members of the same family carry out the attacks, for which the Islamic State militant group claims responsibility.
5. TRUMP VOWS TO HELP CHINESE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CO.
In a surprise announcement, the president says too many Chinese jobs are at stake as the Commerce Dept. punishes ZTE Corp. for violating sanctions against North Korea and Iran.
6. WHERE KNIFE ATTACK RAISES SPECTER OF MORE TERRORISM
The violence leaves one person dead and four injured in the center of Paris — two months after a gunman killed three in southern France.
7. WHAT'S RONAN FARROW'S LATEST PROJECT
The Pulitzer-winning reporter who helped expose sex misconduct accusations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is writing a book titled "Catch and Kill," about efforts to silence women who level harassment charges.
8. ICONIC WWII BOMBER GETS FULL RESTORATION
'Memphis Belle' goes back on display at the U.S. Air Force museum in Ohio after some 55,000 hours of repairs.
9. 'AVENGERS' STILL REIGNS AT BOX OFFICE
The superhero blockbuster rakes in over $1.6 billion total worldwide — fifth highest grossing film of all time.
10. CELTICS BREEZE PAST CAVS IN GAME 1
Boston's Marcus Morris keeps LeBron James off balance in a lopsided 108-83 Eastern Conference opener win.