Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. SPENDING BILL ADVANCES AFTER SEN. CRUZ ENDS TALKATHON
The 100-0 procedural vote was merely a brief pause in a fierce partisan struggle over the future of the health care law.
2. WHEN THE TREASURY SAYS CASH WILL RUN OUT
The government will exhaust its borrowing authority by Oct. 17, leaving just $30 billion cash on hand to pay bills.
3. WHY OFFICIALS THINK THE NAVY YARD GUNMAN WAS IN THE THROES OF PARANOIA, DELUSIONS
Aaron Alexis left a note saying he was driven to kill by low-frequency radio waves.
4. IRAN LEADER: "WE HAVE NOTHING TO HIDE"
But President Hasan Rouhani says his nation must be careful in starting a new relationship with the U.S. after three decades of frozen ties.
5. WHO WAS A WITNESS AT A GAY WEDDING
Former President George H.W. Bush was an official witness at the same-sex wedding of two longtime friends in Maine.
6. SEVERE BLOW FOR THE WESTERN-BACKED COALITION IN SYRIA
Nearly a dozen of the nation's powerful rebel factions, including one linked to al-Qaida, formally break with the main opposition group in exile.
7. LAWMAKERS TO CHALLENGE NSA PROGRAM
A bipartisan group of senators is unveiling legislation that would end the National Security Agency's collection of millions of Americans' phone records.
8. WHAT'S NEW IN THE $100 BILL
The note includes a color-changing ink well, 3-D security ribbon, and more texture on Benjamin Franklin's collar.
9. AMAZON UNVEILS SLIMMER, LIGHTER TABLETS
The new Kindles come with a feature called "Mayday," which allows users to summon a live customer service representative in a tiny video window.
10. ORACLE KEEPS AMERICA'S CUP IN BIG COMEBACK
Skipper Jimmy Spithill and his crew twice rally from seven-point deficits to steer the 72-foot catamaran to its eighth straight win.