The Associated Press
A daily look at breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:
1. CONSULATE ATTACK TIMELINE COMES INTO FOCUS
AP’s Kimberly Dozier says the CIA station chief in Libya reported to Washington within 24 hours of the deadly attack that there was evidence it was carried out by militants.
2. CANDIDATES GET BACK TO BUSINESS
3. BOY SCOUT `PERVERSION FILES’ REVEAL COVER-UPS
According to confidential documents covering a 26-year period, authorities justified their actions as necessary to protect the good name and good works of Scouting. For former Scouts in the Seattle area, opening the files opens old wounds.
4. ALLEGED FED BOMBER GAVE MIXED SIGNALS
Quazi Nafis once told a classmate at a Missouri college that true Muslims don’t believe in violence, an image at odds with his arrest with what the FBI said he believed was a 1,000-pound car bomb.
5. A BULLET TRAIN IT IS NOT
But test runs will start zooming along a small section of the Amtrak line between Chicago and St. Louis at 110 mph – a 30 mph increase.
6. WHAT NEWSWEEK’S DIGITAL MOVE MEANS
The magazine’s decision to stop publishing a print edition after 80 years may be more a commentary on its own problems than a definitive statement on the health of the industry.
7. AIRLINE SAFETY RECORD A PARADOX
While it’s been more than 3 1/2 years since the last deadly airline crash in the U.S., one consequence of such a remarkable record is the difficulty in imposing new safety rules on the industry.
8. WHY SANDUSKY IS SEEKING A NEW TRIAL
The ex-Penn State assistant football coach claims his lawyers lacked sufficient time to prepare and the statute of limitations for some abuse charges had expired.
9. ‘HOMELAND’ IS NO HIT IN ISRAEL, LEBANON
The ‘Showtime’ series, which swept the Emmys for best actor, best actress and best dramatic series last month, is partly filmed in Tel Aviv, which stands in for Beirut. And both Israelis and Lebanese are irked by that. Meanwhile, in real life, a deadly bomb was detonated in Beirut today.
10. BROOMS ARE OUT IN MOTOWN
Kansas City was the last team to sweep the New York Yankees, winning three straight in the 1980 American League Championship Series. Detroit returns to the World Series for the first time since 2006.