10 things to know today

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

1. ISRAELIS PAY RESPECTS TO SHIMON PERES

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu puts down a wreath beside the casket of the Jewish state’s ninth president as preparations for his funeral are underway.

2. NOTHING EASY FOR PARTISAN CONGRESS

Lawmakers complete their most elementary task after an intense weekslong struggle, finalizing a deal to fund the government just days ahead of a shutdown deadline.

3. TIMELINE SHEDS LIGHT ON CALIFORNIA POLICE SHOOTING

It took more than an hour for police to arrive at the shopping center in a San Diego suburb where Alfred Olango had been wandering into traffic, but only a minute until he was shot and killed.

4. AMID TRAGEDY, A HERO TURN

A volunteer firefighter stops a teenager who shot three people outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home, authorities say.

5. PRESIDENTIAL RACE UNDERSCORES ECONOMIC PARADOX

AP finds that financially, black Americans and Hispanics are far worse off than whites. Yet polls show minorities are more likely than whites to believe in the American Dream.

6. WHO IS BLAMING WHO FOR CYBERATTACKS

Clinton is accusing Russia of recent U.S. cyber break-ins, while Trump wonders whether to blame overseas governments or overweight hackers working from home.

7. PAKISTAN DECRIES ‘UNPROVOKED’ ATTACK

The military says that Indian troops have killed two of its soldiers on the Pakistani side of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.

8. HOPE FOR DIABETES PATIENTS

A first-of-a-kind “artificial pancreas” device can help some manage their disease by constantly monitoring their blood sugar and delivering insulin as needed.

9. BRAD PITT SHUNS DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE

A producer says “we all respect his privacy” as the actor skips his first public appearance after last week’s split with Angelina Jolie.

10. RED SOX BACK IN TO CROWN

Boston wins the AL East, clinching the division championship despite blowing a ninth-inning lead in a loss to the New York Yankees.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

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

1. SHIMON PERES DIES AT 93

The former Israeli politician’s life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace.

2. WHEN TRUMP HAS TURNED OVER HIS TAX RETURNS

The Republican presidential candidate disclosed them when it suited his needs – if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or was forced by a judge.

3. AP: ACROSS US, POLICE OFFICERS ABUSE CONFIDENTIAL DATABASES

Law enforcement has misused the systems to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors and journalists for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, AP finds.

4. WHAT YELLEN MAY BE ASKED ON CAPITOL HILL

The Federal Reserve chair is likely to be asked how federal banking regulators could have missed Wells Fargo allegedly opening millions of accounts without customers’ permission.

5. POLICE SHOOT, KILL MAN IN CALIFORNIA; PROTESTERS GATHER

A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in the San Diego area is shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a “shooting stance,” authorities say.

6. DRIVERLESS TECHNOLOGY SHOWS POTENTIAL

Autonomous cars promise mobility for millions of disabled people who can’t currently drive, possibly even erasing a major impediment to employment.

7. 9 STATES TO VOTE ON EXPANDING LEGAL ACCESS TO MARIJUANA

A ballot initiative before millions of people on Nov. 8 would be the closest the U.S. has come to a national referendum on the drug.

8. SERENA WILLIAMS SPEAKS OUT ON POLICE SHOOTINGS

The tennis star writes on Facebook that she “won’t be silent” about the killing of black men by law enforcement.

9. AMY SCHUMER MOST DANGEROUS CELEBRITY TO FOLLOW ONLINE

A search for the “Trainwreck” and “Inside Amy Schumer” star carries over a 16 percent chance of connecting with a site that carries viruses or malware.

10. WHO RYDER CUP SQUAD IS LOOKING TO FOR INSPIRATION

Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, is the latest motivational speaker for the American golf team.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

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1. HOW CLINTON, TRUMP PERFORMED IN FIRST DEBATE

The Democrat put the Republican on the defensive for much of the 90-minute presidential showdown, even as he tried to pin the nation’s economic and national security problems on her.

2. COLOMBIA ON PATH TO PEACE WITH HISTORIC ACCORD

After a half-century of combat in this South American nation, the government and leftist rebels have begun to settle their political differences.

3. HOUSTON GUNMAN HAD WEAPONS, AMMO

A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems randomly shot and injured nine people before he was killed by police, authorities say.

4. WHAT MALL SHOOTING SUSPECT DID BEFORE ATTACK

Arcan Cetin, charged with five counts of first-degree premeditated murder in the attack at a Washington state Macy’s, had dinner and told his stepfather he was headed to his job at a gym.

5. CHARLOTTE BLASTED OVER POLICE SHOOTING REACTION

Residents verbally lash council members, complaining about unaccountable police officers and civilian leaders who fail to force change.

6. HOW ONE STATE IS TRYING TO REHABILITATE THE INCARCERATED

Michigan is trying to stop the boomerang effect of repeat offenders with a new program that moves soon-to-be-released inmates to a “vocational village” for job training.

7. IOWA CITY BRACES FOR HIGHEST FLOODWATERS SINCE 2008 RECORD

Residents of Cedar Rapids steel for the river to crest and hope a temporary floodwall shielding thousands of homes and downtown buildings will protect them.

8. NEW SAT EXAM TAKEN BY NEARLY 1.4 MILLION STUDENTS

High school students don’t appear to have been scared off by the newly redesigned college entrance exam, with more taking it this spring than last.

9. NEW FILM ACADEMY MEMBERS TALK #OSCARSSOWHITE

Actors Rita Wilson and Chadwick Boseman say the hashtag response to the crisis inspired them to join the organization.

10. TRIBE HEADING BACK TO POSTSEASON

The Cleveland Indians clinch their first AL Central title since 2007, overcoming an injury to ace right-hander Corey Kluber in a 7-4 victory over Detroit.

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By The Associated Press

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1. LINKS PROBED BETWEEN BLASTS, DEVICES IN TWO STATES

Law enforcement is questioning several people as they try to determine any possible connection between an explosion in New York City and a pipe bomb blast in a Jersey Shore town.

2. DEVICE NEAR NJ TRAIN STATION EXPLODES WHILE FBI INVESTIGATES

A suspicious device, one of five in the same bag, found in a trash can near an Elizabeth train station detonates as a bomb squad was attempting to disarm it with a robot, officials say.

3. RAMIFICATIONS OF MINNESOTA MALL STABBINGS

If it were an act of terror, it would realize fears of an attack in the immigrant-rich state that has struggled to stop the recruiting of its young men by extremists’ groups.

4.WHAT OBAMA, IRAQ LEADER HAVE PLANNED

The U.S. president and Iraqi prime minister will strategize about the upcoming offensive to take back Mosul as they meet on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly.

5. UN HOLDS FIRST-EVER SUMMIT ON REFUGEES, MIGRANTS

The issue of what to do about the world’s 65.3 million displaced people takes center stage at the U.N. General Assembly in New York.

6. REFORM FOR CONFINED FISHERMEN PROMISED

Lawmakers respond to an AP investigation by saying they will help hundreds of foreign workers who have been confined to Hawaii commercial fishing boats for years without basic labor protections.

7. BUDGET DEAL COULD FREE IMPERILED LAWMAKERS TO CAMPAIGN

Congressional negotiators are working to complete a spending bill to prevent an election-season government shutdown and provide money to battle the Zika virus.

8. DOCTORS ADVISE AGAINST CODEINE FOR KIDS’ COUGHS, PAIN

Pediatricians strengthen their warnings about prescribing codeine for children because of reports of deaths and risks for dangerous side effects, including breathing problems.

9. HBO TAKES TOP HONORS AT EMMYS

The fantasy saga “Game of Thrones” passes “Frasier” as the most decorated prime-time TV series ever, while Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins a record-breaking sixth Emmy as best comedy actress for “Veep.”

10. TOUGH DAY ON GRIDIRON FOR STARS

Adrian Peterson, Jimmy Garoppolo, DeMarcus Ware, Josh McCown, Danny Woodhead, Jonathan Stewart and Arian Foster all were felled by injuries in Week 2 of the NFL season.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

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

1. PNEUMONIA DIAGNOSIS FUELS QUESTIONS ABOUT CLINTON’S HEALTH

For weeks, the Democratic presidential candidate dismissed questions about her health as little more than a conspiracy theory. Those concerns are unavoidable now.

2. SYRIA CEASE-FIRE A POSSIBLE INFLECTION POINT AMID DOUBTS

Brokered by the U.S. and Russia, the truce has received mixed messages of commitment from various rebel factions on the ground but with verbal backing by Assad’s government.

3. WHAT SEOUL SAYS PYONGYANG IS CAPABLE OF

North Korea has the capability to detonate another nuclear device anytime at one of its unused tunnels at the country’s main atomic test site.

4. OBAMA TO HOST CAPITOL HILL LEADERSHIP

The U.S. president’s meeting with congressional leaders comes as lawmakers face a month’s-end deadline to fund the government or face a shutdown.

5. WHO IS CRUSADING AGAINST BIG FOOD

None other than Big Food and it’s resonating as food has become a major political and social issue.

6. US FAMILIES SPEND MORE ON CHILD CARE FOR TWO KIDS THAN ON HOUSING

And if you’re a woman, it’s likely you earn less than your male colleagues even though 1 in 4 households with kids relies on mom as the sole or primary breadwinner.

7. SURGE IN ER VISITS FOR INJURIES, CONCUSSIONS FROM SOCCER

Injuries on the pitch have sent soaring numbers of U.S. kids to emergency rooms, a trend driven partly by young players with concussions, a study finds.

8. ECONOMISTS: GROWTH EXPECTED, BUT CONCERNS REMAIN

Experts point to lower expectations for business investment and worries about the outcome of November’s U.S. presidential election.

9. NEW MISS AMERICA HAS ADVICE FOR TRUMP, CLINTON

Savvy Shields of Arkansas says: “I hope that at the end of my year (with the crown), we’re starting to reward politicians for compromise.”

10. NO BRADY, NO PROBLEM FOR PATRIOTS

In his first NFL start, Jimmy Garoppolo completes 24 of 33 passes for 264 yards and a touchdown and New England beats Arizona 23-21.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

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

1. NORTH KOREA SAYS IT CONDUCTED ‘HIGHER LEVEL’ NUCLEAR WARHEAD TEST

Pyongyang trumpets that it can build “at will” an array of stronger, smaller and lighter nuclear weapons, after it is fifth atomic test and the second in eight months, while Seoul slams “fanatic recklessness.”

2. EXPECTATIONS LOW FOR A SYRIAN CEASE-FIRE AGREEMENT AS WAR RAGES

Meeting in Geneva, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry opens a fourth set of negotiations with his Russian counterpart in the last two weeks.

3. TRUMP DENIES RUSSIA’S INFLUENCE

The Republican presidential nominee says “it’s probably unlikely” that Moscow is trying to influence the U.S. election in an interview aired on a television station funded by the Russian government.

4. WHAT STATE IS BRACING FOR A KEY FEDERAL RULING

A judge is set to rule on the four-state Dakota Access pipeline that has drawn thousands of protesters to a construction site in North Dakota in recent weeks.

5. HAJJ NEARS IN SAUDI ARABIA

The country that hosts the holiest sites in Islam says it’s done all it can to prevent a repeat of last year’s deadly stampede.

6. WHY A FOUNDER’S LEGACY IS MIXED

Forty years after the death of the death of Mao Zedong, who founded the People’s Republic of China, he remains a revered figure – but one whose reputation is deeply tarnished by the destruction of the ultra-radical 1966-1976 Cultural Revolution.

7. WHERE AN INSURGENCY HAS LEFT CHILDREN STARVING

As children die of starvation, northern Nigeria faces “a famine unlike any we have ever seen,” according to the United Nations. They are the latest victims of Boko Haram’s insurgency.

8. NASA BEGINS ITS FIRST ASTERIOD-SAMPLING MISSION

It’s on a seven-year quest, chasing after the unexplored Bennu to gather bite-size bits of ancient space rock from could hold clues to the origin of life.

9. A GIANT LUXURY LINER IS HEADING FOR THE ARCTIC

It’s carrying well-heeled passengers on a historic journey: the largest cruise ship ever to traverse the Northwest Passage. The voyage was made possible by melting ice in the Arctic brought on by climate change.

10. SERENA EXITS THE US OPEN

Serena Williams’ bid to make history ends again with a shocking loss in the semifinals, leaving her tied with Steffi Graf’s record of 23 majors – and Graf’s stay of 186 consecutive weeks at No. 1.

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By The Associated Press

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1. TRUMP, CLINTON TANGLE OVER SECURITY

The candidates confront their key weaknesses in a national security forum, with the Republican defending his preparedness to be commander in chief and the Democrat arguing that her email practices did not expose questionable judgment.

2. WHO IS CONFINED TO FISHING BOATS IN HAWAII

An AP Investigation finds undocumented foreign fishermen, are working for years at a time earning as little as 70 cents an hour in U.S. waters, thanks to a loophole in federal law.

3. HOW OBAMA HAS TACKLED CHINA BEFORE DEPARTING ASIA

The president puts the long-simmering dispute in the South China Sea front and center at an Asia summit, as other leaders appear ready to let Beijing off with a mild rebuke over its territorial expansion in the resource-rich waters.

4. WHAT APPLE HOPES CONSUMERS WILL BITE ON

By eliminating the standard headphone jack in its newest iPhones, the tech giant is pushing its new “AirPods” listening buds that claim to improve on standard Bluetooth technology.

5. WHY THERE’S A HUBUB ON THE HUDSON

U.S. accident investigators say they object to their portrayal in a new movie based on the “Miracle on the Hudson” river landing of an airliner seven years ago.

6. OAKLAND TACKLES POLICE SEX SCANDAL

The mayor says disciplinary action has begun against 12 officers implicated by a teenage prostitute, and dismissal proceedings are underway against four officers.

7. LESSONS LEARNED FROM KATRINA

Eleven years after the hurricane exposed huge gaps in the disaster response plans of Louisiana and the U.S., the disaster influenced reaction to flooding that ravaged 20 Louisiana parishes last month.

8. WHERE BOTH SIDES SEE WAR AS POINTLESS

Two-and-a-half years after the conflict in eastern Ukraine started, weary soldiers on opposing sides of the front line see no end in sight – and no reason for the fighting, which continues despite several supposed cease-fires.

9. NEPAL STRUGGLES WITH CHILD MARRIAGE

Traditional practices, poverty, last year’s massive earthquake and ongoing political instability mean underage marriages remain a serious problem in the country, where 10 percent of the girls marry before they are 15.

10. GAMES BEGIN ANEW IN BRAZIL

The Paralympic Games open with 4,350 athletes demonstrating first-hand their Paralympic creed: “The heart knows no limits; everybody has a heart.”

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

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

1. OBAMA HONORS LAO CULTURE

Aiming to cement closer ties with the Southeast Asian nation, the U.S. president tours a Buddhist temple and takes questions from young people at a town hall-styled event.

2. TRUMP, CLINTON POISED FOR ‘COMMANDER IN CHIEF’ EVENT

The presidential candidates will appear at separate times and will not face each other on stage during a national security-themed forum on NBC.

3. NEWTON SWEEPS TOWARD MEXICO’S U.S. BORDER

Now a tropical storm, as it makes landfall in mainland Mexico, it could bring potentially dangerous rains for Arizona and New Mexico.

4. WHERE THERE’S PEACE BUT EXTREME POVERTY

The Wakhan corridor, Afghanistan’s most peaceful region, is so poor that people get food on credit or barter for it, and kids go barefoot during long, harsh winters.

5. OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT CYBER BREACH SPELLED OUT

A congressional report lays out a series of missed opportunities to delay or even prevent one of the worst-ever cyberattacks on a U.S. government agency.

6. UNICEF SAYS 28 MILLION CHILDREN UPROOTED BY GLOBAL CONFLICT

The U.N. agency adds that nearly as many have abandoned their homes in search of a better life.

7. VENEZUELAN ECONOMIC CRISIS LEADS TO THE UNTHINKABLE

Food shortages and rising poverty are forcing Venezuelans to let their pets starve or abandon them in the streets.

8. NEW LAW ALLOWS FEMALE WWII PILOT TO BE INURNED AT ARLINGTON

It took an act of Congress, but Elaine Harmon is finally being laid to rest at the U.S. military cemetery.

9. WHAT TECH GIANT MAY HAVE IN STORE

Apple is expected to show off new iPhones, an updated smartwatch – and maybe some new gear for listening to both – when it holds its annual fall product launch event.

10. COAST GUARD’S LAST LIGHTKEEPER LOOKS TO MILESTONE

Boston Light, the nation’s first and oldest lighthouse station, turns 300 on Sept. 14 and Sally Snowman, the Coast Guard’s last resident keeper, is helping with celebrations.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

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

1. TRUMP RETREATS FROM VOW TO DEPORT ALL LIVING IN U.S. ILLEGALLY

Yet, the billionaire sticks with an aggressive tone on illegal immigration and remains committed to building a physical wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.

2. WHO IS LIKELY HURT BY TRUMP MEETING

Mexico’s Enrique Pena Nieto draws fire for what some are calling a national humiliation – failing to demand that the GOP nominee apologize for calling Mexican migrants rapists and criminals and for standing silently by while Trump repeats his promise to build a border wall.

3. BRAZIL’S NEW LEADER INHERITS PRESIDENCY ON SHAKY GROUND

Michel Temer needs to fix a deteriorating economy, address the Zika virus outbreak and political instability fed by a sprawling corruption probe.

4. AT LAKE TAHOE, OBAMA LINKS CONSERVATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

“You don’t have to be a scientist. You have to read or listen to scientists to know that the overwhelming body of science shows us that climate change is caused by human activity,” the president says.

5. WHERE 10,000 SYRIAN REFUGEES FIND NEW HOME

San Diego has received 626 Syrian refugees since October, more than any other place in the United States. Erie, Pennsylvania, Toledo, Ohio, and Boise, Idaho also accept a sizeable number of Syrians.

6. HURRICANE DOWNGRADED IN HAWAII

Officials say residents should continue to be prepared for more rain and strong winds, warning that the rainfall may lead to dangerous flash floods and mudslides.

7. G20 GOVERNMENTS ENDORSE TRADE BUT TIGHTEN CONTROLS

China hopes its status as G20 host will give it more sway in managing the global economy and makes trade a theme of the meeting in Hangzhou, a scenic lakeside city southwest of Shanghai.

8. AS SOMALIA’S CAPITAL STRIVES FOR NORMALITY, SECURITY FORCE WEAKENS

The 22,000-strong African Union force protecting the country faces funding cuts and troop shortages, which experts say could further destabilize the Horn of Africa nation.

9. TNT’S CRAIG SAGER HANGS TOUGH IN LEUKEMIA BATTLE

The basketball broadcaster says he is still hopeful to return to NBA courts after the season begins, perhaps in November.

10. WHICH TREND DOMINATES U.S. OPEN FASHION

Ultra-bright, neon hues of yellow, pink and orange are exploding all over the courts at Flushing Meadows, with players decked out in loud outfits that go together with loud matches and loud audiences.