Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. FIGHTING IN KURDISH-HELD SYRIAN TOWN PERSISTS
AP journalists witness continued fighting in a northeast Syrian town at the center of the fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire that went into effect hours earlier.
2. ‘A GREAT DAY FOR CIVILIZATION’
Trump hails a cease-fire deal with Turkey, but its effect was largely to mitigate a grave foreign policy crisis of his own creation.
Mick Mulvaney, acting chief of staff, acknowledges that Trump’s decision to hold up military aid to Ukraine was linked to his demand that Kyiv investigate the Democratic National Committee and the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
4. JOHNSON SEEKS SUPPORT FOR BREXIT DEAL
After winning support of EU leaders for his divorce deal, the prime minister is back in London to try to secure backing from the fractious British Parliament.
5. DEEP-SEA EXPEDITION FOR ‘WAR GRAVES’
Explorers are scouring for sunken World War II ships in debris fields in the Pacific, an area where one of the most decisive battles of the time took place.