WASHINGTON-- Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
Both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region deny any responsibility for downing the Malaysia Airlines plane, which was carrying 295 people.
Malaysia reels from the second tragedy to hit its national airline in less than five months.
It's the first major Israeli ground offensive in Gaza in just over five years and comes after efforts to broker a cease-fire between the Israelis and Palestinians failed.
The biggest layoffs in the company's history are aimed at allowing Microsoft to ``become more agile and move faster,'' the CEO says.
The mosquito-borne illness, which has been tearing through the Caribbean, typically causes fever, severe joint pain and swelling, muscle aches and headaches.
5-Hour Energy claims its users get extra energy and focus from a unique blend of ingredients _ when the boost actually comes from a stiff dose of caffeine, a lawsuit says.
The former intelligence analyst who leaked secret documents has been diagnosed with gender dysphoria, the sense of being a woman in a man's body.
One way is to follow on Twitter as the Smithsonian recreates _ in 140 characters or less per tweet _ the eight-day Apollo flight that took place 45 years ago.
Elaine Stritch was known for her brashness; gravelly, gin-laced voice; and impeccable comic timing.
Six times in his last eight tournaments, Rory McIlroy has played poorly each Friday, robbing him of a chance to win.