10 things you need to know today. May 26, 2015

THE WEEK 1.Cleveland reaches settlement over police practices Cleveland reportedly has reached a settlement with the Justice Department over an alleged pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by city police. The settlement came after weekend protests over the Saturdayacquittal of a white officer who fired the last 15 rounds of a 137-shot police barrage… More 10 things you need to know today. May 26, 2015

10 things you need to know today: May 8, 2015

THE WEEK 1.David Cameron’s Conservatives shock rivals in British elections Britain’s Conservative party won an unexpectedly decisive victory in Thursday’sparliamentary elections, giving Prime Minister David Cameron another five years in office. The Conservatives on Friday were projected to win a majority in Parliament’s 650-member lower house and govern alone for the first time since 1992. The leader… More 10 things you need to know today: May 8, 2015

10 things you need to know today: May 7, 2015

 THE WEEK 1.Britons vote in tight parliamentary election British voters go to the polls on Thursday to end a bitter six-week battle for control of Parliament. Either Conservative incumbent David Cameron or Labor challenger EdMiliband will emerge from the vote as prime minister. The leading parties have been locked in a tight race for months, suggesting… More 10 things you need to know today: May 7, 2015

U.S. to tell Americans why they’re on no-fly list

CNN Americans on the United States’ no-fly list will now be privy to information about why they have been banned from commercial flights and be given the opportunity to dispute their status, according to court documents filed by the Justice Department this week. The revised policy comes in response to a June ruling by a… More U.S. to tell Americans why they’re on no-fly list

10 things you need to know today: March 11, 2015

THE WEEK 1.Oklahoma students expelled over racist video University of Oklahoma officials expelled two students on Tuesday, accusing them of playing a “leadership role” in a racist chant by Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity members that was caught on video. President David Boren said the school was enforcing a “zero tolerance” policy for “threatening racist behavior.”… More 10 things you need to know today: March 11, 2015

10 things you need to know today: March 7, 2015

The Week 1.Sen. Robert Menendez will reportedly face criminal corruption charges The Justice Department is reportedly preparing to bring criminal corruption charges against Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), sources said on Friday. Menendez is accused of doing political favors for a Florida doctor, Salomon Melgen, a close friend and benefactor. CNN, which first broke the news,… More 10 things you need to know today: March 7, 2015

10 things you need to know today: March 5, 2015

The Week 1.U.S. ambassador to South Korea injured in knife attack A leftist activist slashed U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert with a knife early Thursday during a breakfast seminar in Seoul. Lippert was rushed to a hospital bleeding profusely with wounds to his face and wrist. The alleged assailant, 55-year-old Kim Ki-Jong, was… More 10 things you need to know today: March 5, 2015

10 things you need to know today: March 4, 2015

The Week 1.Netanyahu warns of “bad deal” with Iran Israeli Prime Minister told a joint session of Congress on Tuesday that President Obama was negotiating a “bad deal” with Iran to curb its nuclear program, which Tehran insists is peaceful but Netanyahu and other critics say is close to developing a nuclear weapon. Netanyahu said… More 10 things you need to know today: March 4, 2015

10 things you need to know today: February 19, 2015

The Week 1.Ukraine call for peacekeepers meets Russian opposition Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, on Wednesday called for international peacekeepers to restore order to his country’s war-ravaged east, where pro-Russian separatists have continued fighting for a strategic rail hub despite a new ceasefire deal. Hours earlier, thousands of Ukrainian troops pulled out of the town, Debaltseve,… More 10 things you need to know today: February 19, 2015