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10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Trump travel ban is focus of Supreme Court's last arguments; Kim, Moon seek to control optics at historic Koreas summit; Toronto van attack suspect may have felt anger against women

Waffle House suspect's ex-bosses asked FBI to…

The co-owner of a Colorado crane company where the suspect in a deadly weekend shooting at a Nashville restaurant once worked says she had urged federal officials to keep him in custody after he was arrested at the White House last year

Barack Obama makes Melania Trump smile

Twitter erupts after former President Barack Obama makes Melania Trump smile. CNN's Jeanne Moos says it is not what it's cracked up to be.

Donations To The NRA Spiked After The Parkland…

Federal Election Commission filings show donations tripled from January to February and hit a 15-year record in March.

OSU student sets fire, jumps from 5th floor dorm window

Oregon State University authorities say a student experiencing a mental health crisis set a fire in his dorm room before jumping from the fifth floor window

Professor Who Insulted Barbara Bush Won't Be Fired

The conduct of a tenured professor who called Barbara Bush a "witch" and an "amazing racist" was "insensitive, inappropriate, and an embarrassment to the university," Fresno State president Joseph Castro said in a statement Tuesday. But he added that since Randa Jarrar was acting in a private capacity, her tweets...

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AP Exclusive: '93 Amtrak crash survivor relives…

A string of crashes involving Amtrak trains is rekindling memories for survivors of the passenger service's deadliest accident ever

Santorum: Trump hires outstanding people

CNN political commentator Rick Santorum blasted President Obama for only hiring "academics" to fill positions in his administration while praising President Trump for hiring "outstanding people" with experience.

Amazon Service May Stop 'Porch Piracy,' But Not…

In-car delivery might protect your Amazon order, but some are worried about protecting their privacy.

Bear Scare: Florida family gets 12-hour visit at their home

A young black bear that spent roughly 12 hours roaming around a Florida family's home had raided their garbage can and approached the front porch while standing on its hind legs

Man in custody after 2 Dallas officers, store…

Authorities say two Dallas police officers were escorting a man from a home improvement store when he shot them and a store employee

Fort Worth gang member to die for killing girl…

Attorneys for a condemned Texas prisoner are asking the US Supreme Court to halt his execution for killing a young girl and her grandmother in 2008

Source: VA pick got drunk during overseas trip

During an overseas trip in 2015, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, was intoxicated and banged on the hotel room door of a female employee, according to four sources familiar with the allegation

The NRA's Campaign Arm Just Took In A Record…

The National Rifle Association's political action committee saw a big increase in donations in March.

World's largest sea turtles seen in South Carolina waters

Officials say leatherback sea turtles, which are the world's largest turtles, have appeared in South Carolina waters

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That's a heavy lift: Rhino at Illinois zoo…

A rhinoceros at a suburban Chicago zoo has undergone what's believed to be the first CT scan performed on the species

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Among 10 Things to Know: Watchdog report points to power struggle involving VA pick; online post suggests Toronto rampage suspect may have resented women; jury in Bill Cosby case to begin deliberating.

Tester: White House called Jackson 'Candy Man'

Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) breaks down the three main allegations reported against President Trump's Veteran Affairs nominee, Ronny Jackson.

Rapper Meek Mill Has Been Released From Prison

Mill was in prison for five months for violating parole — but prosecutors say he shouldn't have been convicted in the first place.

Police: 4 teen suspects arrested in teacher's carjacking

Baltimore County Police say all of the juvenile suspects allegedly involved in the carjacking of a pregnant teacher have been arrested

Trial opens in Michigan crash that killed 5…

A prosecutor says a Michigan motorist accused of running down nine bicyclists, killing five of them, was driving 58 mph in a 35 mph zone and didn't apply his brakes until striking the first victim

Bernie Sanders Will Propose Jobs Guarantee

Bernie Sanders is working on a plan that would allow the federal government to guarantee a $15-per-hour job, plus healthcare benefits, to every worker in the US "who wants or needs one," per an early draft of the proposal obtained by the Washington Post . The jobs guarantee would encompass projects...

Cooper: Trump fails to get 'the best people'

CNN's Anderson Cooper says Trump's campaign promise to "get the best people" for his administration is not panning out well.

Proposed EPA Rule Would Ban Certain Research From…

EPA head Scott Pruitt said such a rule would increase the agency's transparency, but critics say it could ban valuable data from consideration.

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Museum gets sailor's account of Revolutionary War escapades

A manuscript detailing a New York man's experiences as a teenage prisoner of the British during the Revolutionary War has been donated to the Museum of the American Revolution

Study: California gun deaths declined between…

A new scientific study shows that gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending in 2015

US pecan growers seek to break out of the pie…

The humble pecan is being rebranded as more than just pie