Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. EXTREMIST MESSAGES WENT UNDETECTED
The U.S. government’s international eavesdropping appears not to have picked up on communications between the San Bernardino shooters during their online courtship.
2. TRUMP CANCELS PLANNED VISIT TO ISRAEL
The decision comes after the uproar over his call for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S.
3. OKLAHOMA EX-COP GUILTY OF CHARGES HE RAPED WOMEN ON HIS BEAT
Daniel Holtzclaw, who just turned 29 and could spend the rest of his life in prison, sobs as the verdict is read aloud.
4. WHY JUSTICE SCALIA IS FEELING HEAT
Critics decry his suggestion that some black students might belong at “slower-track” universities.
5. BERGDAHL EXPLAINS WHY HE WENT AWOL
In his first public comments on his disappearance and capture by the Taliban, the soldier says he sought to call attention to leadership problems in his unit.
6. WHERE US IS OPENING SHELTERS
With more than 10,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America crossing illegally into the U.S. in the last two months, facilities are being placed in California and Texas.
7. DRUG OVERDOSES UP IN US
The rise is driven by increases in deaths from heroin and powerful prescription painkillers.
8. HOW VOLKSWAGEN SAYS SCANDAL BEGAN
Engineers created cheating software after they were unable to find a technical solution to U.S. emissions controls as the automaker pushed into the North American market, executives say.
9. MICHELLE OBAMA SHOWS SKILL AS RAPPER
The first lady and “Saturday Night Live” actor Jay Pharoah rhyme on a new video to encourage students to “go to college” and “fill your head with knowledge.”
10. JOHN MADDEN UNDERGOES OPEN-HEART SURGERY
The Hall of Fame coach is expected to make a full recovery, the NFL says.