Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- STATES SUE TO STOP EMERGENCY DECLARATION
Sixteen states file a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s plan to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, with California’s attorney general saying the action violates the Constitution.
HONDA SHUTTERING UK FACTORY
The Japanese automaker says at least 3,500 jobs will be lost when the plant in western England closes in 2021, a fresh blow to the economy as Brexit looms on March 29.
JAILED CITGO EXECS IN LIMBO AMID VENEZUELA TURMOIL
Six executives from the Houston-based oil company, five of them Americans, have spent more than a year jailed in Venezuela on what their families say are trumped-up corruption charges.
TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT HOST HAS DEEP TIES TO PYONGYANG
A memorial to North Korean pilots who fought alongside communist forces in the Vietnam War speaks to the fraternal relationship the countries share as Hanoi gets ready to host the two leaders next week.
FUTURE RABBIS PLANT WITH PALESTINIANS, SOW RIFT WITH ISRAEL
In a stark departure from past programs focused on strengthening ties with Israel and Judaism, a new crop of young American rabbinical students are reaching out to the Palestinians.
2020 HOPEFULS COURT FRESHMEN DEMOCRATS
The new lawmakers with the fullest dance cards are New York’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and those from early voting states such as New Hampshire, South Carolina and Iowa.
AMERICANS SHOCKED BY IMPACT OF NEW TAX LAW
The law is delivering the promised tax cut to most Americans, but is also generally upending many familiar practices that determine what happens at filing time.
WEST VIRGINIA TEACHERS WALKING OUT AGAIN
Their unions have called a statewide strike over an education bill that they view as retaliation for a nine-day walkout last year.
‘THE PHOTOGRAPH AND COMMENT WAS IMPROPER’
Roger Stone apologizes to the judge presiding over his criminal case for an Instagram post featuring a photo of her with what appears to be the crosshairs of a gun.
MORE THAN A DOZEN RESCUED FROM SEAWORLD RIDE
San Diego police say that around six gondolas stopped functioning after a big gust of wind tripped a circuit breaker on “Bayside Skyride.”