10 Things to Know for Tuesday, October 8, 2013

10 Things to Know for Tuesday, October 8, 2013

6:54am Oct 08, 2013
Make sure to bring a jacket to work!
Barney Barnes

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

1. DEMOCRATS' PLAN NEXT BUDGET BATTLE MOVE

A measure in the Senate to increase the government's borrowing cap is in the works. BUDGET BATTLE

2. HEALTH CARE ROLLOUT DRAWING RANGE OF RESPONSES

Opponents of the new law are crowing about its glitch-ridden start, while others insist the online enrollment system can be fixed. HEALTH OVERHAUL

3. HOW SEPARATE US RAIDS IN AFRICA ARE LINKED

The two operations, thousands of miles apart, show an American readiness to go after militants in nations where authorities are unable to do so, even years later. AFRICAN TERRORIST RAIDS

4. EGYPT'S UNCERTAIN PATH FORWARD

Its leaders are pumping up a pro-military, nationalist fervor while also trying to crush ousted president Morsi's Islamist supporters. The result has been more turmoil. EGYPT

5. WHO'S TAKING A FRESH LOOK AT CAMPAIGN FINANCING

The Supreme Court is considering whether to undo some limits on contributions from big givers to political campaigns. SUPREME COURT-CAMPAIGN FINANCE

6. ARGENTINE PRESIDENT FACES SURGERY

A clot pressing against Cristina Fernandez' brain was causing headaches, but worrying new symptoms are prompting immediate attention. ARGENTINA-PRESIDENT'S HEALTH

7. WHAT THE CAMERAS DON'T SEE

An AP investigation finds 23 of the 27 major casinos on the Las Vegas Strip have no surveillance in hotel hallways or elevator landings, creating opportunities for crime. CASINO CAMERAS-VEGAS

8. NATIONAL MALL FIRE VICTIM IDENTIFIED

Authorities say John Constantino, 64, of Mount Laurel, N.J., is the man who died last week after pouring gasoline on his head and setting himself ablaze. NATIONAL MALL-MAN ON FIRE

9. MEET CHRYSLER'S PECULIAR PITCHMAN

Actor Will Ferrell brings his big-screen character Ron Burgundy, the egotistical airhead TV anchorman, to the small screen in a series of ads for the automaker. CHRYSLER-RON BURGUNDY

10. WALKOFF HOME RUN PROPELS RAYS OVER SOX

Jose Lobaton keeps Tampa Bay in contention against Boston for the American League Division Series title.RED SOX-RAYS

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