10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Sep 20, 2015 9:51 PM
10 Things to Know for Monday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. POPE URGES CUBANS TO SERVE ONE ANOTHER AND NOT AN IDEOLOGY

During an outdoor Mass in Havana, the pontiff delivers a subtle jab at the communist system by telling Cubans that Christians "do not serve ideas, we serve people."

2. WHAT HURT UN'S EBOLA RESPONSE IN SIERRA LEONE

An Associated Press investigation finds that weak leadership, shoddy supplies and infighting at the World Health agency aggravated a chaotic situation in the fight against the deadly virus.

3. REFUGEES FLEEING ISLAMIC STATE FEEL GREAT RELIEF IN REACHING EUROPE

Migrants who escaped the terror group's self-declared "caliphate" are gratified at the chance of starting a new life in the West.

4. US WILL ACCEPT 85,000 MIGRANTS IN 2016, KERRY SAYS

The secretary of state adds that in 2017, another 100,000 asylum seekers will be taken in, amid a worsening Mideast migrant crisis.

5. WHY GOP LEADERS FACE TOUGH TESTS IN BUDGET BATTLE

Sens. John Boehner and Mitch McConnell must find a way to appease a faction of Republican lawmakers who might attempt to force a partial government shutdown over a Planned Parenthood funding fight.

6. HOW A KENTUCKY CLERK REIGNITED GAY MARRIAGE FIGHT

Kim Davis has become a darling of conservatives because she refuses to grant licenses for same-sex unions, despite the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in favor of gay marriage.

7. TENSIONS OVERSHADOW CHINESE LEADER'S US VISIT

President Xi Jinping's trip comes amid allegations of Beijing-directed cyberattacks on the U.S. and China's moves to assert its South China Sea territorial claims.

8. VW CHIEF APOLOGIZES OVER EMISSIONS CLAIMS

The EPA says Volkswagen skirted clean air rules by rigging emissions tests in 500,000 diesel vehicles.

9. JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS COLLECTS ANOTHER EMMY

The star of HBO's "Veep" wins the best actress award in comedy for the fourth straight year.

10. BROKEN COLLARBONE SIDELINES TONY ROMO

The Cowboys' quarterback suffers the injury in a 20-10 win over the Eagles.