10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Nov 08, 2015 9:15 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. MYANMAR AWAITS RESULTS AFTER HISTORIC ELECTION

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party is expected to win easily, but its road to forming a government remains filled with hurdles.

2. WHAT CASTS A SHADOW ON HAWAII'S IMAGE OF PARADISE

Homelessness is on the rise in the state, which has 487 homeless per 100,000 people — the nation's highest rate per capita, according to federal statistics.

3. HOW CLIMATE CHANGE COULD AGGRAVATE POVERTY

Global warming could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 by disrupting agriculture and fueling the spread of disease, the World Bank says.

4. BEN CARSON BRISTLES AT QUESTIONS ABOUT PAST

The GOP candidate says increased scrutiny over his life story is designed to "distract the populace, to distract me."

5. STUDENT PROTESTS ESCALATE OVER UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI RACIAL INCIDENTS

Demonstrations are on the rise months after black student groups began complaining of racial slurs and other slights on the overwhelmingly white, 35,000-student campus.

6. WHERE AIRPORT SECURITY IS RAISING CONCERNS

Security lapses at Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh airport draw more attention as investigators probe the Oct. 31 crash of a Russian airliner that killed all 224 on board after it left the airport.

7. WITH HANDSHAKE, A POSSIBLE THAW IN CHINA-TAIWAN RELATIONS

The meeting between China's Xi Jinping and Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou could signal a fundamental shift between the feuding neighbors.

8. FIFTY YEARS LATER, REFLECTING ON THE NORTHEAST BLACKOUT

The massive power failure plunged New York City, Boston and the entire region into darkness, affecting up to 30 million people for several hours on Nov. 9, 1965.

9. ONE OF JOHN LENNON'S GUITARS NETS $2.4M AT AUCTION

The Gibson acoustic was used to record "I Want To Hold Your Hand" and other hits.

10. CLEMSON CLAIMS TOP SPOT ON AP POLL

The undefeated Tigers knock Ohio State from the No. 1 ranking for the first time this season.