Ten Things You Need to Know Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
The state is home to one of the largest Somali communities outside Somalia, and alienated young men there are vulnerable to recruitment by al-Shabab.
A partial government shutdown next week would still leave the major parts of the health care law in place and rolling along.
A deal to resolve international concerns about the nation's nuclear program would likely result in the easing of crippling economic sanctions.
Nearly a dozen rebel factions, including one linked to al-Qaida, renounce any ties to the main Western-backed opposition group – and call for Islamic law.
The new mayor is the latest to try to deodorize Mexico City, which outgrew its sewage system decades ago.
The U.S. Postal Service wants to raise the price of a first-class stamp by 3 cents, to 49 cents.
George H.W. Bush served as an official witness at the same-sex union of two longtime female friends in Maine.
Amazon's new Kindle tablets come with a feature called "Mayday," which allows users to summon a live customer service rep in a tiny video window.
The new high-tech note includes colors that change when the bill is turned, one of several features meant to thwart counterfeiters.
New York loses 8-3 to Tampa Bay and is eliminated from baseball's postseason for just the second time in 19 years.