• 68°

10 things to know for today

The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. CEASE-FIRE TAKES EFFECT TO END GAZA WAR
The truce between Israel and Hamas is meant to last at least three days and comes ahead of talks in Cairo aimed at preventing future cross-border violence by addressing the blockade of the coastal strip and rocket fire.
2. IN GAZA WAR, VIOLENT DEATH IS PART OF DAILY LIFE
As the conflict with Israel claims victim after victim, Palestinians have to cope with hurried burials, suppressed grief and simmering fury every day.
3. HOW AIRLINES ARE RESPONDING TO EBOLA
Carriers are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes, saying passengers should be alert but not worry.
4. WHAT COMPLICATES QUAKE RELIEF EFFORTS IN CHINA
Lakes formed by landslides in the aftermath of the disaster could flood villagers and power stations downstream.
5. NIXON TAPES RELEASED ON RESIGNATION’S ANNIVERSARY
The videos are as close as anybody is going to get “sitting down and having a beer” with the disgraced ex-president.
6. TOLEDO’S WATER BAN LIFTED
Ohio’s governor promises a lot more attention to the Lake Erie source after 400,000 people were told not to drink from their taps.
7. AP-GFK POLL: AMERICANS DIVIDED OVER HOW TO PAY FOR ROADS
Six in 10 respondents think the advantages of well-maintained infrastructure are more important than the price tag, but most oppose the options to offset that spending.
8. GLUTEN-FREE, NOW WITH REGULATIONS
Until now, manufacturers could make their own decisions about what the term means, but new rules impose a specific limit, which may help people with certain health conditions.
9. S&P GETS BEHIND WEALTH GAP THEORY
The rating agency says disparities that have complicated the U.S. rebound from the Great Recession now “need to be watched.”
10. WHERE LACK OF SNOW COINCIDES WITH OMINOUS WEATHER ASSESSMENT
Ski operators in New Zealand are feeling the effects of the warmest start to winter since record-keeping began in 1909, which scientists attribute to climate change.

Comments

Comments closed.

Coronavirus

Afternoon, evening COVID-19 vaccination clinic planned Thursday

Crime

Concord man charged with woman’s murder in drive-by shooting

Ask Us

Ask Us: Have city, county elected officials received COVID-19 vaccine?

Local

City gives away nearly 100 trees during ‘We Dig Salisbury’ event

Local

Political Notebook: Bitzer expects most ‘Trump-like’ candidate to be favorite in state’s Senate race

Crime

Blotter: Concord man arrested in Rowan for indecent liberties with children

Coronavirus

Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 shot

Nation/World

Police: FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in shooting

News

Hester Ford, oldest living American, dies at 115 … or 116?

Local

Size of pipeline spill again underestimated in North Carolina

BREAKING NEWS

Kannapolis Police searching for suspect who fled scene of homicide

Education

RSS superintendent talks district’s future, strategic plan survey

News

Complaints and fines pile up against unpermitted landfill in southwest Rowan County

College

Catawba baseball: Crowd comes out to say goodbye to Newman Park

Lifestyle

History is a great teacher: Farming has helped shape Rowan County

Business

‘A safe place for them’: Timeless Wigs and Marvelous Things celebrates fifth anniversary

China Grove

County will hear request for more tree houses, hobbit-style homes in China Grove

Coronavirus

Livingstone College partners with Health Department to administer 500 Pfizer vaccinations

Education

‘Elite and it shows’: Staff at Partners in Learning at Novant celebrate news of national accreditation

Business

Biz Roundup: Food Lion earns Energy Star award for 20th consecutive year

Columns

Ester Marsh: What body type are you?

Nation/World

The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone

Nation/World

Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

Nation/World

US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency