Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Australia, Japan and various U.S. agencies are among those joining what will swell into a major international relief mission in the coming days.
Chinese students lead the way among foreigners on U.S. campuses, while Americans are going overseas in record numbers, too.
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum on the Ohio State University campus in Columbus will open to the public Saturday.
World War II veterans like George Williams, 90, see fewer and fewer of their comrades at reunions, as the march of time takes its toll.
A six-week shortage of knishes that started after a fire at a suburban New York factory is expected to be over by Thanksgiving, which coincides with the start of Hanukkah.
An 18th birthday gathering near Houston turns deadly when someone begins to fire a pistol into the air in celebration, and confusion and panic ensue.
After running out of fuel last month, the research device re-enters the Earth's atmosphere and disintegrates, causing no known damage.
Gatherings of nonbelievers in San Diego, Nashville and other U.S. cities draw hundreds of atheists seeking the camaraderie of a congregation without religion or ritual.
Singer Miley Cyrus smokes a joint on stage and dances with a dwarf during the MTV EMAs in Amsterdam.
Suspended Miami guard Richie Incognito says teammate Jonathan Martin sent a threatening text a week after their relationship became the subject of a harassment case.