Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. BELGIUM OFFICIALS ADMIT WARNING SIGNS MISSED
The prime minister refuses to accept the resignations of two ministers as prosecutors say six more people were detained in raids linked to the Brussels attacks.
2. FRANCE ARRESTS MAN IN 'ADVANCED' ATTACK PLOT
A French official says there were no links "at this stage" between the plot and the attacks against Brussels.
3. HOW THE AMERICAN COMBAT ROLE IN IRAQ APPARENTLY EXPANDED
A senior U.S. official says Marines in small Iraq outpost are providing artillery and targeting support for Iraqi troops.
4. GOP PRESIDENTIAL FEUD TURNS NASTIER
Ted Cruz brands Donald Trump a "sniveling coward" after the mogul retweeted unflattering images of the senator's wife.
5. WHY A STUDY SAYS 'OBAMACARE' COSTS RISING
The CBO says an 11 percent hike over the coming decade is mostly caused by higher-than-expected enrollment in the expanded Medicaid program.
6. WHERE THERE ARE ACCUSATIONS OF VOTER SUPPRESSION
Phoenix-area Democrats were frustrated by hours-long waits at some polling stations.
7. SYRIAN GOVERNMENT FORCES PUSH INTO ANCIENT TOWN OF PALMYRA
Islamic State militants appear to be on the verge of collapse in what would be a significant win for the Syrian government.
8. JURY REJECTS GRADUATE'S SUIT AGAINST SAN DIEGO LAW SCHOOL
The student sued on the grounds she was promised that her degree would land her a full-time job.
9. HOW THE MAN IN TREE CASE IS GETTING MORE BIZARRE
The man who transfixed Seattle and the Internet by perching near the top of an 80-foot sequoia tree refused to leave a jail cell for his first court appearance.
10. COMEDIAN MASTERMIND GARRY SHANDLING DIES
The comic was best known for "The Larry Sanders Show," a masterfully comedic faux docudrama.