National & World News
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. HOW RUSSIA IS RESPONDING TO TURKEY'S DOWNING OF ITS MILITARY JET
Moscow says it will deploy long-range air-defense missiles to its base in Syria to destroy targets that threaten its planes.
2. "AVOIDABLE" ERRORS LED TO AIRSTRIKE ON AFGHAN HOSPITAL THAT KILLED 31 CIVILIANS
U.S. military officials say the warplane fired at the wrong building and continued the attack despite observing no hostile activity from the hospital.
3. PEOPLE PROTESTING TEEN'S KILLING BY CHICAGO POLICE PLAN TO FOCUS EFFORTS ON BLACK FRIDAY
Demonstrators are urging supporters to converge on the city's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district to disrupt the shopping bonanza.
4. OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ISSUES LETTER TO GOVERNORS ON REFUGEES
It reminds governors they do not have the authority to deny benefits and services to refugees based on their country of origin or religion and cannot refuse to accept them.
5. MILLIONS OF AMERICANS HEAD TO THANKSGIVING DESTINATIONS
Drivers are delighted by the lowest November gas prices in years, and flyers prepare for extra security in light of terror fears.
6. WHAT MAY HAVE CAUSED COSTCO E. COLI OUTBREAK
Tests point to a vegetable mix used in chicken salad sold at the store that later sickened 19 people in seven states.
7. MOURNERS VOW TO SEEK JUSTICE FOR MINNEAPOLIS MAN FATALLY SHOT BY POLICE
Hundreds attended the funeral for Jamar Clark, and protesters are demanding release of video showing the shooting.
8. CASEY KASEM RELATIVES FILE WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT AGAINST HIS WIDOW
The suit filed by three of Kasem's children and his brother accuses Jean Kasem of elder abuse.
9. A MERRY MOBILE CHRISTMAS FOR SHOPPERS
For the first time, more people are expected to visit retailers' web sites using their smartphones than with desktop computers or tablets this holiday shopping weekend.
10. ST. LOUIS RAMS PLAYER HAS SURGERY AFTER BEING SHOT IN FLORIDA
Wide receiver Stedman Bailey was shot in the head as he and three others sat in a car outside a home, and is now in stable condition.