Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
The South African leader's daughter says he has improved after fears he has been close to death for weeks with a lung infection.
A cold front is moving south today from Canada, but the Northeast and Midwest won't see temperatures out of the 90s until the weekend.
The Senate could vote today on a compromise that would erase a planned increase and let undergraduates borrow at 3.85 percent.
As an Illinois state senator, the future president worked for four years to pass a bill requiring police to keep track of the race of people they pulled over.
Protests were expected in Moscow after popular blogger and mayoral candidate Alexei Navalny netted a five-year prison term for embezzlement.
The six women took in movies like "World War Z," went bowling, had pedicures and saw fireworks — at a bill to Florida taxpayers of $33,000.
Autopsies on the 22 children killed when they ate the free meals traced the insecticide to either the food or cooking oil.
The annual pop-culture celebration — featuring the planet's hottest films, TV shows, video games and comic books — blasts off today in San Diego.