10 Things to Know for Today

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Posted: Oct 10, 2014 6:01 AM
10 Things to Know for Today

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

1. CHILDREN'S RIGHTS ACTIVISTS CAPTURE NOBEL

Malala Yousafzai, a teenage education campaigner from Pakistan, and Kailash Satyarthi, who protested against child exploitation in India, are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

2. EBOLA SCREENING LIKELY WOULD WITHSTAND COURT CHALLENGE

Obama's plan to screen certain airline passengers for exposure to Ebola are based on the Constitution and long-established legal authority.

3. EXTREMISTS TIGHTEN NOOSE ON KURDISH DEFENDERS

Authorities say the Islamic State group is shelling a Syrian border crossing with Turkey to try and capture it and cut off the embattled town of Kobani.

4. GAY COUPLES BLISSFULLY WED IN NEVADA

Same-sex couples can now exchange their vows in the self-proclaimed marriage capital of the world — ending a legal fight that kept them in limbo.

5. WHERE KIM JONG UN WASN'T

North Korea's leader wasn't on a list of dignitaries at a celebration of the Workers' Party, adding to speculation something is amiss with the authoritarian leader.

6. WHAT HOT-BUTTON ISSUE HAS CANDIDATES GUARDED

Voters say the economy is the top concern, but some candidates are wary because it's not clear whom voters blame for the lackluster recovery.

7. ALLEGATIONS OF RACIAL PROFILING FUEL DEMONSTRATIONS

Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police face off with officers in south St. Louis for a second night.

8. TRAFFIC CHECKPOINT NETS ALLEGED JUAREZ CARTEL CAPO

Police arrest Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, the alleged drug cartel leader accused by Mexico of turning this border city into one of the world's deadliest.

9. MICROSOFT CEO APOLOGIZES FOR COMMENTS ON WOMEN

Satya Nadella says he was wrong for saying that women don't need to ask for a raise and should just trust the system to pay them well.

10. HOW COLTS HELD ON TO BEAT TEXANS

After racing to a 24-0 lead, Indianapolis forced two late fumbles to outlast Houston 33-28 in Thursday Night Football.