A look at the news you need to know today. Read more in our full morning briefings, which you can get in your inbox every day: http://nyti.ms/1kEI7pm
  1. Military action in Syria
    Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane near its border with Syria today after Turkey said the jet violated its airspace, in a long-feared escalation that could strain ties between Russia and the West. http://nyti.ms/1PMcAyG
  2. Shooting at Minneapolis protests
    Five people were shot and wounded late Monday near a police precinct in Minneapolis where demonstrators have been protesting the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man, the police said. http://nyti.ms/1Nbxxkn
  3. Shoppers, beware
    Just in time for Black Friday shoppers, research is out today on new malware that can infect retailers’ payment systems. http://nyti.ms/1MA6HRf
  4. Ebola returns
    A 15-year-old boy died of Ebola in Liberia, a medical official said today, the first such fatality for months in a country declared free of the disease in September.
  5. Vatican intrigue on trial
    A trial started today in the Vatican that will delve into the alleged theft of confidential documents used to write two tell-all books describing purported mismanagement in the Roman Catholic Church’s bureaucracy.