Top 5 things people are talking about on Thursday, December 7

Announcement coming after Franken reflects on calls to resign

Al Franken is set to make an announcement about his future in the midst of several women accusing the Minnesota senator of sexual misconduct.

At this point, even many of his democrat colleagues have called for him to step down. Despite reports he is planning to resign, Franken tweeted late Wednesday night he has not already made a decision and will address the situation Thursday.

Ryan Shazier returns to Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has returned to Pittsburgh, the team announced Wednesday evening. He is receiving treatment at a UPMC hospital for a spine injury he sustained in the 1st quarter against the Bengals.

Video of California commute straight out of apocalypse

A video posted Wednesday of a morning commute through California wildfires looks like something straight out of the apocalypse.

The video shared to Twitter, is captioned “Not the typical morning commute…”

Take a POV dive head-first into space

Astronaut Randy Bresnik shared a video on Twitter while taking the first couple of steps outside a space station.

Bengals Iloka has 1-game suspension overturned, fans react

Bengals safety George Iloka had his one-game suspension overturned on appeal Wednesday, leaving him with a $36,464.50 fine for his hit to Antonio Brown’s head on Monday night.

Iloka and Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster each got a one-game suspension from the NFL in the aftermath of Pittsburgh’s 23-20 win at Paul Brown Stadium. Iloka hit Brown in the head while trying to break up his game-tying touchdown catch.