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:
Authorities investigate why a mother described as having post-partum depression tried to breach a barrier at the White House, setting off a chase that ended with her being shot dead.
With no end in sight to the federal government shutdown, potential Republican candidates are taking advantage and jockeying for position in the 2016 race.
In the dark of night, hundreds of men, women and children were flung into the sea after a fishing boat capsized following a fire on board.
From a tiny island off the Louisiana coast to the beaches of Florida, people prepare for the first named weather system of the year to make landfall in the U.S.
Syrian President Bashar Assad says it's still too early to say whether he'll run in next year's presidential vote, saying "the picture will be clearer" in the next four to five months.
The company discloses that it generated $317 million in revenue in 2012 and that it had more than 218 million active users as of the end of June.
The software company that makes Photoshop says a cyberattack exposed the names and credit card information of 2.9 million customers.
Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill adding California to the growing list of states allowing immigrants in the U.S. illegally to obtain driver's licenses.
A bail hearing is scheduled for Ross William Ulbricht, the San Francisco man known online as Dread Pirate Roberts who the FBI says operated a vast black market website.
The Hollywood director appeared in New York to acknowledge George Clooney's "humble humanitarian" work around the globe, especially in the Darfur region.