published Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

10 things to know for today

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    President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the the budget and the partial government shutdown, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in the Brady Press Room of the White House in Washington. The president said he told House Speaker John Boehner he's willing to negotiate with Republicans on their priorities, but not under the threat of "economic chaos."
    Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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

  1. HINTS OF COMPROMISE IN BUDGET FIGHT

Obama and Boehner appear to give some ground, even if they offer little that's concrete.

  1. OBAMA TO NOMINATE YELLEN TO REPLACE BERNANKE

She's been vice chair since 2010 and would be the first woman to head the Federal Reserve.

  1. WHAT EXPERTS SAY CAUSED HEALTH WEBSITE WOES

A requirement that consumers create online accounts multiplied the volume of online transactions, overwhelming the site.

  1. TWO WIN NOBEL PRIZE FOR PHYSICS BREAKTHROUGH

Britain's Peter Higgs and Belgian Francois Englert are honored for their theory on how the building blocks of the universe clump together and form matter.

  1. CAIRO'S SPIRIT EBBING

Egypt's vital capital has been deeply scarred by months of turmoil and bloodshed.

  1. HOW PASSENGERS MISSED GUNMAN ON TRAIN

Travelers absorbed in their phones and tablets fail to notice a man flashing a weapon until he shoots and kills a university student.

  1. DNA LEADS POLICE TO MOTHER OF 'BABY HOPE'

Twenty-two years after the corpse of an unclothed, malnourished child was found along a N.Y. highway, police find her mother. Now, amid a homicide probe, they want to talk to the father.

  1. WHO'S BEEN ARRESTED IN BIKER-SUV ATTACK

An off-duty NYPD detective faces charges after he is seen on video hitting and kicking an SUV after a group motorcycle ride spiraled into violence.

  1. OCTOGENARIAN FACING DRUG RAP

An 89-year-old Indiana man pleads guilty to transporting more than 1,400 pounds of cocaine.

  1. KRIS AND BRUCE JENNER CONFIRM SEPARATION

Kris says there's no animosity between the pair and Bruce will continue to appear on "Keeping up with the Kardashians."

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