Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. TECH GLITCHES CAUSE HAVOC
The apparently unrelated technical difficulties upend service at United Airlines, the New York Stock Exchange and the Wall Street Journal.
2. MEDICARE TO PAY DOCTORS TO COUNSEL PATIENTS ABOUT END-OF-LIFE CARE
It's a turnabout for an idea that sparked accusations of "death panels" and fanned a political furor over Obama's health care law.
3. HOW GREECE INTENDS TO AVOID FINANCIAL CHAOS
Athens is pledging to enact tax and pension reforms in exchange for another round of loans from Europe's bailout fund.
4. MAYOR FIRES BALTIMORE'S POLICE COMMISSIONER
She says a spike in homicides in the weeks after an unarmed black man died of injuries in police custody requires a change in leadership.
5. HOUSE PASSES REWRITE OF 'NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND' LAW
The measure would dramatically lessen the role the U.S. government plays in education policy for the nation's public schools.
6. BOKO HAREM OFFERS TO FREE KIDNAPPED GIRLS
In exchange for the captive Chibok girls, the extremists ask the Nigerian government to release detained militant leaders.
7. US GOVERNMENT WANTS SAFEGUARDS FOR GAS LINES
The Obama administration is seeking to significantly expand a requirement that utilities install inexpensive safety valves on gas lines across the U.S. following deadly fires and explosions.
8. WHAT'S COMMON FATE OF FITNESS TRACKERS
Trackers such as Fitbit continue to sell well — but many owners lose enthusiasm for them once the novelty wears off. .
9. TOM SELLECK ACCUSED OF STEALING WATER FOR RANCH
A tanker truck filled up at a hydrant more than a dozen times and hauled water to a 60-acre ranch owned by the actor in drought-stricken California's Ventura County, authorities allege.
10. WHO'S WITHDRAWING FROM BRITISH OPEN
Rory McIlroy, the world's No. 1 golfer, pulls out with an ankle injury. It's the first time in 61 years that the defending champion won't be playing.