10 Things to Know for Friday

August 31, 2012 - 12:51 AM
Republican Convention

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories of interest:

1. ROMNEY MAKES HIS CASE

In a rousing convention finale, the GOP nominee proclaims America needs "jobs, lots of jobs" — and promises to create 12 million of them.

2. WHERE ISAAC'S GOING: HARD TO PREDICT

The storm's meandering path dumped lots of rain on places that hadn't expected much. Next up: Arkansas and Missouri.

3. PENTAGON CONSIDERING ACTION AGAINST SEAL

Officials say the author of a book describing the bin Laden raid violated agreements not to divulge military secrets.

4. NO CHARGES IN CIA INTERROGATIONS OF TERROR SUSPECTS

At issue was the treatment of 101 detainees after the Sept. 11 attacks.

5. COLO. SHOOTING SUSPECT TRIED TO CALL DOCTOR

Defense says 9 minutes before the theater attack, Holmes dialed an after-hours number hoping to reach psychiatrist.

6. MISSING SEX ASSAULT DEFENDANT SENTENCED TO 99 YEARS

Texas jury convicts him after deliberating 20 minutes, a day after he disappeared.

7. 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.

8. HIP-HOP MOGUL CHRIS LIGHTY DIES IN APPARENT SUICIDE

He'd managed Sean "Diddy" Combs, 50 Cent and Mariah Carey but had financial and personal troubles.

9. WHAT SCHOOL SHOOTING VICTIM'S DAD WANTS

He asks parents to watch social media for warning signs, and teens to speak up if they're concerned about a classmate.

10. HARVARD PROBING POSSIBLE EXAM CHEATING

The allegations concern a take-home final exam, and now the university is considering an honor code.