What We're Following This Morning

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Soccer Leaders Banned: Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini have been found guilty of ethics violations by a committee of FIFA, soccer’s international governing body, and have been barred from the sport for eight years. Blatter, the president of FIFA, and Platini, the president of UEFA, soccer’s governing body in Europe, had been suspended since October. Update: More here.

A Landslide in China: At least 91 people are missing after a mountain of soil and construction waste tore through the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, burying buildings. Rescue teams are searching for survivors.

San Bernardino in Court: Enrique Marquez, the man who bought the assault rifles used in the deadly shooting in California earlier this week, will make his second court appearance in Riverside today. He is expected to enter a plea to three terrorism-related charges in connection with the attack.

Hit-and-Run in Vegas: A woman drove her car onto a crowded sidewalk several times on the Las Vegas Strip last night, killing one person and injuring more than 30 others in what police described as an “intentional” act. The driver was arrested, and a 3-year-old child who was in the car was unharmed. Update: More here.