5 Things to Know on Nov. 20

Here’s what you need to know today: http://nyti.ms/1NgBjeb
  1. Gunmen attack hotel in West Africa
    Four or five gunmen were said to have taken about 100 hostages at a hotel in the West African capital of Bamako on Friday http://nyti.ms/1I1u5bA
  2. Tightening borders
    European Union interior ministers approved new measures on surveillance, border checks and gun control in response to the Paris attacks http://nyti.ms/1kKPDPG
  3. Third body found
    A third body was found overnight in the wreckage of the police raid that killed Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the Belgian militant suspected of planning the Paris terrorist attacks http://nyti.ms/1HcM92u
  4. Israeli spy released
    Jonathan Pollard, the American convicted of spying on behalf of Israel, was released on parole from a federal prison, after serving 30 years of a life sentence http://nyti.ms/1PEr97m
  5. Protests on campus
    Princeton students ended a 32-hour sit-in that focused on the use of Woodrow Wilson’s name in public spaces on campus. Mr. Wilson, a former president of Princeton, held racist views http://nyti.ms/1SLRDBD