10 Things to Know for Monday November 18, 2013

10 Things to Know for Monday November 18, 2013

6:43am Nov 18, 2013
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. 'THE WHOLE NEIGHBORHOOD'S GONE'

Michael Perdun of Washington, Ill., is among scores of Midwesterners who lost homes as tornadoes and severe thunderstorms hit the region Sunday, causing fatalities and extensive damage. SEVERE WEATHER

2. WHICH STATE IS MANUALLY FILING 'OBAMACARE' APPLICATIONS

Oregon is struggling to deal with thousands of paper files because its online exchange is still not working.HEALTH OVERHAUL-OREGON WOES

3. INVESTIGATORS PROBE RUSSIA PLANE CRASH

All passengers and crew are killed as a Boeing 737 jetliner crashes and bursts into flames while trying to land at the airport in Kazan, about 450 miles east of Moscow. RUSSIA-PLANE CRASH

4. WHY A TAHRIR SQUARE MEMORIAL IS SPARKING PROTESTS

Some say the tribute to Egypt's fallen demonstrators is an attempt to gloss over the continuing turmoil.EGYPT-TAHRIR-MEMORIAL

5. TORONTO MAYOR FACING YET ANOTHER SETBACK

City council could vote to strip Rob Ford of his remaining powers. TORONTO MAYOR

6. THE PHILIPPINES FACES TRANSPARENCY TEST ON TYPHOON AID

Manila wants to shake off any charges of corruption in its reconstruction plans. PHILIPPINES-TYPHOON

7. WASHINGTON STATE'S LEGAL POT INDUSTRY DRAWS PROSPECTORS

Marijuana industry's "Green Rush" is luring profit-seekers from diverse backgrounds. THE POT PROSPECTORS-PHOTO GALLERY

8. GETTYSBURG TEXT: SACRED BUT ELUSIVE

No definitive edition exists of Lincoln's famous speech that countless children have memorized. THE ELUSIVE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

9. BACHELET FAVORITE TO WIN CHILE'S RUNOFF ELECTIONS

The former president will face off her conservative rival in the December poll after a strong showing in Sunday's vote. CHILE-ELECTIONS

10. HOW JFK'S IDEAS LIVE ON

New website asks people to share how Kennedy and his legacy have inspired them. JFK-IDEA LIVES ON

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