10 Things to Know for Today, Apr. 19, 2018

In this April 17, 2018 photo provided by Marty Martinez, Martinez, left, appears with other passengers after a jet engine blew out on the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 plane he was flying in from New York to Dallas, resulting in the death of a woman who was nearly sucked from a window during the flight with 149 people aboard. A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine that set off a terrifying chain of events showed evidence of “metal fatigue,” according to the National Transportation Safety Board. (Marty Martinez)

In this April 17, 2018 photo provided by Marty Martinez, Martinez, left, appears with other passengers after a jet engine blew out on the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 plane he was flying in from New York to Dallas, resulting in the death of a woman who was nearly sucked from a window during the flight with 149 people aboard. A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine that set off a terrifying chain of events showed evidence of “metal fatigue,” according to the National Transportation Safety Board. (Marty Martinez)

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1 - 'A FEW PASSENGERS WERE VERY STRONG'

The terrifying string of events on Southwest Flight 1380 brought out acts of bravery among passengers and crew — and drew praise for the pilot who guided the plane safely to the ground.

2 - WHO'LL FOLLOW RAUL CASTRO AS CUBAN PRESIDENT

With the Castro era closing, 57-seven-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez is picked as the sole candidate for the post.

3 - ONCE AGAIN, ISLAND GOES DARK

An island-wide blackout hits Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria.

4 - WHY FACT-FINDING MISSION HAS BEEN DELAYED

Assailants open fire at a U.N. security team visiting the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, forcing it to return to its base.

5 - BUSH FAMILY EXPRESSES THANKS

Former President George H.W. Bush says the outpouring of love and friendship toward Barbara Bush following her death "is lifting us all up."

6 - WITNESS SAYS COSBY ACCUSER SPOKE OF PLOT

The chief accuser at the comedian's sexual assault retrial talked about framing a celebrity before going to police with her allegations, a key defense witness testifies.

7 - MAKER OF BUMP STOCKS GOING OUT OF BUSINESS

The announcement by industry leader Slide Fire comes after Trump said his administration would ban the devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to shoot continuously.

8 - WHAT'S FRESH REMINDER OF 'RETAIL RACISM'

The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks is the latest example of the different treatment that African-Americans and minorities frequently face at stores and restaurants.

9 - PLANET-HUNTING SPACECRAFT LAUNCHED

NASA's Tess spacecraft embarks on a quest to find planets around neighboring stars that might support life.

10 - HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER ARRIVES IN RIYADH

Saudi Arabia holds a private screening of "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters in the kingdom.