Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. TRUMP MEETS WITH FAMILIES OF VICTIMS OF OHIO STATE ATTACK
In a brief statement to reporters, the president-elect avoided the inflammatory rhetoric that has marked his response to other attacks.
2. JOHN GLENN, FIRST AMERICAN TO ORBIT EARTH, DIES AT 95
Tributes poured in from politicians, astronauts and others for the fighter pilot who became an all-American hero with boy next door looks and a successful political career.
3. COURT DOCUMENTS SHOW DYLANN ROOF’S MOM HAD HEART ATTACK
Roof’s mother collapsed and said “I’m sorry” several times on as family members and court security came to help her during the opening of her son’s federal death penalty trial.
4. RUSSIA SAYS ALEPPO COMBAT SUSPENDED
Residents and fighters in the Syrian city reported no let-up in the bombing and shelling campaign on the opposition’s ever-shrinking enclave.
5. WHY A TREND OF RISING US LIFE EXPECTANCY COULD BE ENDING
Life expectancy declined last year. Experts aren’t sure what’s behind the stall but some suspect obesity, an underlying factor in some of the largest causes of death, particularly heart disease.
6. SWAT TEAM FINDS BODY OF GUNMAN SUSPECTED IN DEATH OF 2 GEORGIA OFFICERS
The manhunt ended when the fugitive was found dead — apparently by his own hand — inside a home where he was hiding.
7. WHO IS FACING HER POSSIBLE LAST DAY IN POWER
South Korean lawmakers geared up for what’s widely expected to be a successful impeachment vote against President Park Geun-hye.
8. WHERE PIRACY HAS TURNED WARM CARIBBEAN WATERS INTO A GRIM FREE-FOR-ALL
Pirates are terrorizing Venezuela’s coastal state of Sucre, once home to the world’s fourth-largest tuna fleet and a thriving fishing industry.
9. TRUMP REMAINS PRODUCER ON ‘NEW CELEBRITY APPRENTICE’
Trump’s continued stake in a TV series is yet another unusual aspect of the election of a businessman and reality star to the presidency.
10. WHO IS WELCOMING THE BIRTH OF HIS EIGHTH CHILD AT AGE 73
Mick Jagger was on hand when girlfriend, Melanie Hamrick, gave birth to the couple’s son.
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