Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. IN MINNESOTA, A 'DEADLY PIPELINE' TO TERROR NETWORK
The state is home to one of the largest Somali communities outside Somalia, and alienated young men there are vulnerable to recruitment by al-Shabab.
2. OBAMACARE STILL ON TRACK
A partial government shutdown next week would still leave the major parts of the health care law in place and rolling along.
3. IRAN SIGNALS IT WANTS TO TALK
A deal to resolve international concerns about the nation's nuclear program would likely result in the easing of crippling economic sanctions.
4. NEW ALLIANCE...