10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Sep 13, 2015 11:30 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. HOW GERMANY TRIES TO STEM REFUGEE TIDE

Germany announces temporary border checks on the Austrian frontier to limit the flood of asylum seekers, who have arrived by the hundreds of thousands from Syria and elsewhere.

2. 'THERE IS NOTHING BUT BURNED HOUSES, BURNED CARS'

That's how resident George Escalona describes the aftermath of a 60-square-mile wildfire that destroyed 100 homes in Middletown, Northern California.

3. RIVALS CHANGE TACTICS AGAINST TRUMP

Signs abound that some GOP competitors of billionaire developer Donald Trump are taking aim at his decisive lead with attacks on his inflammatory rhetoric and vague policy plans.

4. WHO'S HELPING NYC COPS LEARN TO DEAL WITH PEOPLE IN CRISIS

Actors posing as the mentally ill are taking part in training designed to show police how to recognize signs of such trauma and defuse tense situations.

5. WHY SOME CHRISTIAN CONSERVATIVES DISAGREE WITH KY. CLERK

Christian critics of Kim Davis, who declines to grant same-sex marriage licenses due to her religious beliefs, say the case will drive away support for religious liberty by stirring up anger at a public servant who refuses to perform her job.

6. CHEAP METHAMPHETAMINE FROM MEXICO HITS MIDWEST

While states like Missouri are seeing a steep decline in illegal meth labs, drug cartels in Mexico are shipping the drug north to meet high demand.

7. SCHOOL DISTRICTS ACROSS US SUFFER TEACHER SHORTAGES

After years of recession-related layoffs and hiring freezes, school systems in pockets across the United States are in urgent need of more qualified educators.

8. MISS GEORGIA WINS MISS AMERICA PAGEANT

Betty Cantrell rides an opera performance to the title in Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall, besting 51 other competitors in the nationally televised contest.

9. NBA'S 'CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARDS' DIES

Moses Malone, who remains the pro basketball's career leader in offensive rebounds, dies at 60 in Norfolk, Va.

10. DJOKOVIC BEATS FEDERER FOR 2ND U.S. OPEN TITLE

"I have a tremendous respect for Roger and what his game is presenting to me and to any other player," says the winner.