Thursday , April 26, 2018 - 5:08 PM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. SPECTACULAR FALL FOR ‘AMERICA’S DAD‘
Bill Cosby could spend his final years in prison after a jury convicts him of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.
2. SUMMIT UNFOLDING IN PANMUNJOM
The world is watching to see if the leaders of the rival Koreas can make progress in negotiating away nuclear weapons from North Korea.
3. MIKE POMPEO SWORN IN AS SECRETARY OF STATE
The former CIA chief takes over as America’s top diplomat after being confirmed by the Senate by one of the slimmest margins for the job in recent history.
4. ACCUSED OF MISCONDUCT, RONNY JACKSON BOWS OUT
The Trump administration is struggling to pick up the pieces after the failed nomination of the White House doctor to lead the VA.
5. REPORTS OF DEADLY ATTACK DISPUTED
Russia brings purported witnesses from Syria in front of the media, saying they were part of “staged videos” in a suspected chemical weapons attack.
6. WHAT’S HOTTEST COMMODITY IN NFL DRAFT
Several teams are in the hunt for a quarterback as the league begins its three-day draft after months of maneuvering and guesswork.
7. GENEALOGICAL WEBSITES HELPED ID SUSPECTED KILLER
Prosecutors say they used online genealogical sites to find a DNA match for the suspected California serial killer.
8. WHERE EDUCATOR UPRISING HAS SPREAD
A sea of teachers clad in red shirts flows toward the Arizona Capitol for an unprecedented walkout that closes most of the state’s public schools.
9. HEAVY RAINS LEAD TO HIKERS’ DEATHS
Flash floods kill nine Israelis — all 18 years old — who were hiking south of the Dead Sea.
10. WHY AUTISM IS BECOMING MORE COMMON
Some experts think the increase can be largely explained by better diagnosing of minority children.
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