10 Things to Know for Monday September 16, 2013

10 Things to Know for Monday September 16, 2013

6:28am Sep 16, 2013

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

1. WHAT'S UNUSUAL ABOUT THE RAINS IN COLORADO  The problem in the semi-arid state is almost always too little precipitation, not too much. COLORADO FLOODING

2. NEXT STEP IN SYRIAN CRISIS  Kerry and top European diplomats are meeting on a U.N. resolution setting out how the Assad regime must secure and destroy its chemical weapons. SYRIA-DIPLOMACY

3. WHY THERE'S CONCERN OVER US BRIDGES  An AP analysis of more than 600,000 bridges across the nation shows that some 65,000 were classified as "structurally deficient." BRIDGE SAFETY

4. FED VICE CHAIR SAID TO BE IN LINE TO SUCCEED BERNANKE  Janet Yellen is the apparent favorite to be nominated by Obama for the top job, now that Lawrence Summers has withdrawn from consideration. FEDERAL RESERVE-SUMMERS  

5. TROUBLING TREND IN JOBS  The gap in employment rates between America's richest and poorest families has stretched to its highest levels since officials began tracking the data a decade ago. JOBS GAP-RICH AND POOR

6. WHERE TENSIONS MAY BE SUBSIDING  A factory park jointly run by South and North Korea resumes operations after Pyongyang, which had ordered a shutdown, reverses itself. KOREAS-TENSION

7. DELICATE OPERATION TO FREE CAPSIZED SHIP  The 115,000-ton Costa Concordia, which ran aground on a Tuscan reef in 2012, is the largest liner engineers have ever tried to pull upright. ITALY-SHIP-AGROUND

8. MEET THE NEW MISS AMERICA  Nina Davuluri becomes the second consecutive contestant from New York — and the first of Indian descent — to win the pageant. MISS AMERICA

9. WHO, AT LONG LAST, HAS AN EMMY  At age 84, Bob Newhart wins a creative arts Emmy — his first — for a guest role on "The Big Bang Theory."TV-CREATIVE ARTS EMMYS

10. MANNING BOWL IS PEYTON'S PLACE — AGAIN  In the third meeting between the QB siblings, Peyton Manning again outduels younger brother Eli as Denver thumps the Giants 41-23. BRONCOS-GIANTS

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