A Russian fighter jet was shot down near the Syrian border. (BBC)
A Chicago Police Officer was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. (Read More)

The State Department issued a global travel alert for U.S. citizens. (Read More)
Five Black Lives Matter activists were shot by a group of white men at a Minneapolis sit-in. (Read More)
Almost a third of all young adults are living at home with their parents. (Wall Street Journal)
Women with intense PMS symptoms have an increased risk of developing high blood pressure. (Read More)
Science says “holiday weight gain” isn’t real. So chase this news story with three turkey legs. (Read More)
Adele’s 25 is about to become the fastest selling album in history. (Billboard)

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