Obama's final speech to the public will continue a tradition set in 1796 when George Washington addressed the American people for the last time as president. It will be followed by a "family reunion" for alumni of Obama's former campaigns, according to a save-the-date sent to alumni.
A man became belligerent as he tried to buy beer at a grocery store Wednesday morning, pulled out an 8-inch knife that he refused to drop and was shot to death by police on a busy Manhattan street, police officials said. (Associated Press)
Nigeria: Released Chibok Girls in Emotional Family Reunions
Some of the schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram have been reunited with their families. Twenty-one girls were freed on Thursday, more than two and a half years after they were kidnapped by the armed group. Some families have taken days to reach the capital Abuja to be reunited with their girls. (Al Jazeera English)
In an interview with the Associated Press, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said he is moving toward a major shake-up of his struggling campaign, with just six weeks to go until early voting begins to select party nominees. (Associated Press)
U.S. Officials Believe EgyptAir Brought Down by Bomb
U.S. officials believe that EgyptAir Flight 804 was brought down by terrorism and possibly a bomb. Officials caution that theory not based on any concrete evidence but the circumstances surrounding the plane's disappearance. (CNN)
A 37-year-old Texas woman who was wounded when she threw herself over her son during the attack on a Dallas protest march says the police officers who were on duty during the rally had no regard for their own lives during the attack. (Associated Press)