Friday, August 31, 2012
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that people will be talking about today.
A HIGH-ENERGY NIGHT AT THE GOP CONVENTION--Romney plunges into the campaign's final 67 days focused more than ever on jobs and the economy.
CLINT EASTWOOD GOES OFF-SCRIPT--Taking the podium, the actor turns in a bizarre, unscripted endorsement of Romney.
ISAAC LEAVES SOGGY MESS AS IT HEADS INTO NATION'S MIDSECTION--Louisiana residents without power or clean water face days of misery.
COLORADO SHOOTING SUSPECT TRIED TO CALL DOCTOR--Defense says 9 minutes before the theater attack, James Holmes dialed an after-hours number hoping to reach psychiatrist.
WHY THE FINANCIAL WORLD IS HANGING ON BERNANKE'S WORDS--At 10 a.m., the Fed chief will deliver a speech that might give clues about his next moves to strengthen the U.S. economy.
HARVARD PROBING POSSIBLE EXAM CHEATING--The allegations concern a take-home final exam, and now the university is considering an honor code.
A LAST GOODBYE FOR NEIL ARMSTRONG--Lunar pioneers will attend a private service at 11 a.m. in Ohio for the hero-astronaut.
HOW TO SUCCEED IN COLLEGE: SLEEP MORE--A campus-wide "flash nap" is one way schools are spreading the word that rested students are better students.
CORONER REVEALS FINDINGS ON STALLONE'S SON--Sage Stallone died at age 36 from natural causes due to a heart condition.
A PALACE FOR HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL--A gleaming $60 million field of dreams opens tonight in Texas. (Where else?)