Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Tuesday:
1. AMID CLASH, CANDIDATES FIND COMMON GROUND
In final debate, Obama and Romney both stress support for Israel, and both oppose sending U.S. forces to topple Assad.
2. YOU SURE ABOUT THAT?
The AP's Calvin Woodward examines Obama and Romney's claims, separating fact from fiction.
3. HOW THE SPA SHOOTING SUSPECT GOT HIS GUN — DESPITE PRIOR VIOLENCE
Police say Radcliffe Haughton didn't have to wait for a background check, because he bought his weapon from a private individual.
4. THE FIGHT TO FREE MALI FROM AL-QAIDA
France employs surveillance drones and holds secretive talks with the U.S. aimed at helping the West African nation's feeble government.
5. LANCE ARMSTRONG: HEROICS THAT NEVER HAPPENED
The Texan is no longer a seven-time Tour de France winner. His name has been erased from the record books.
6. WHAT APPLE HASN'T TOLD US ABOUT ITS NEW MINI IPAD
With the public getting its first look at the device Tuesday, many details are already known — but not how much it will cost.
7. SAY WHAT? THIS WHALE MAKES QUITE AN IMPRESSION
Scientists say a male Beluga's close proximity to people allowed it to mimic human speech.
8. WHY THE SYRIAN WAR IS SUCH A THREAT TO LEBANON
The Lebanese had stayed on the sidelines of the tumultuous Arab Spring until violence spilled over from its neighbor.
9. AN AWARD TO GET ELLEN DEGENERES DANCING
She receives the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, joining the ranks of Bill Cosby and Tina Fey.
10. GIANTS RETURN TO WORLD SERIES AFTER COMBACK AGAINST CARDINALS
San Francisco won its record-tying sixth elimination game of the postseason, beating St. Louis 9-0 in Game 7 of the NLCS.