10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
The mother of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, urges mourners to “make my daughter’s death worthwhile” by confronting injustice the way she did.
Baltimore dismantles four Confederacy-related monuments, as similar ones around the U.S. are vandalized or set for removal.
President Donald Trump abolished two of his White House business councils— the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump’s relationship with business leaders was already fraught.
The anti-fascist movement’s members, often wearing black clothing and bandannas, have been a regular presence at protests around the U.S. in the last year.
The president’s unflinchingly loyal base says his handling of the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville has not lessened their support.
Many say President Trump’s response to the violence only fanned racial flames, and revived a painful past for minorities and the activists who once led the civil rights movement.
Vladimir Putin is more trusted than the president to do the right thing for the world among citizens of numerous U.S. allies, including Japan, South Korea and seven European NATO members, according to a new survey.
The nation’s largest pharmacy benefit manager will limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of an effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans.
The debate over machines snatching jobs from people is muted in Japan, where birth rates have been sinking for decades, raising fears of a labor shortage.
An unusual tune has found its way onto the top 50 on the iTunes chart. “A a a a a Very Good Song” costs 99 cents for just under 10 minutes of dead air. It’s designed to be the first song that a car stereo automatically plays when you plug in your smartphone.