Things you should know today: 9/14/2017


Win-win: Paris awarded ’24 Olympics, LA gets ’28

Martin Mejia
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, left, speaks with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garrett at the end of an IOC session in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. The IOC is voting to ratify Los Angeles as the host city of the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games and Paris as the host city of the 2024 Games. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

For the first time, the IOC has granted two Summer Olympics at once; 2024 in Paris and 2028 in LA. The Paris Games will land on the 100 hundred year anniversary of its last turn.

Attacked in bed, safe a few feet away: Cuba mystery deepens

Desmond Boylan
In this Sept. 12, 2017, photo, a customer sits at the lobby bar of the Hotel Capri in Havana, Cuba. New details about a string of mysterious “health attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cuba indicate the incidents were narrowly confined within specific rooms or parts of rooms. Aside from their homes, officials said Americans were attacked in at least one hotel, the recently renovated Hotel Capri, steps from the Malecon, Havana’s iconic, waterside promenade. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

An American diplomat is the latest victim in a serious of mysterious attacks happening in Cuba. These attacks, happening in a variety of circumstances and ways, are leaving victims with health consequences such as hearing loss or speech problems, but no one knows how or why.

Florida nursing home deaths spur efforts to protect elderly

Amy Beth Bennett
The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills as patients are evacuated after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

Eight people died due to the loss of air conditioning in a nursing home in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Florida emergency workers are working to make sure elderly residents are safe and have been evacuating multiple assisted-living facilities.

 Bill Skargard’s demonic “IT” smile – Conan

Bill Skargard shows off his signature smile unique to his character in the new horror movie “IT.”

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