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10 Things to Know for Today

September 13, 2019
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A man searches in the rubble of his house destroyed by Hurricane Dorian in Rocky Creek East, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Thursday Sept. 12, 2019. Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit the northern Bahamas, people continue to scan social media, peer under rubble or follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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A man searches in the rubble of his house destroyed by Hurricane Dorian in Rocky Creek East, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Thursday Sept. 12, 2019. Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit the northern Bahamas, people continue to scan social media, peer under rubble or follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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

1. PROGRESSIVE, MODERATE DIVIDE ON DISPLAY IN DEBATE

Joe Biden parries attack after attack from liberal rivals on everything from health care to immigration, showcasing ideological differences in the Democratic Party.

2. WHERE POPE WILL VISIT

Francis will travel to Thailand and Japan in November in a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honor the small Catholic communities in each country.

3. PALESTINIANS SHRUG OFF ISRAEL’S ELECTIONS

Millions of Palestinians living in the West Bank are unable to vote in Israel’s elections next week, which could determine whether it annexes parts of the occupied territory.

4. BAHAMIANS LOOK FOR LOVED ONES AS 1,300 MISSING AFTER DORIAN

They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends nearly two weeks after one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes in history.

5. ‘DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES’ STAR TO LEARN FATE

Felicity Huffman is returning to court in Boston to be sentenced for her role in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal.

6. SNOOZING CREW RAISES SPECTER OF CRIMINAL CHARGE IN BOAT FIRE

Federal investigators say that all crew members on a California dive boat were asleep when the pre-dawn fire broke, despite rules that require a crew member to be on lookout duty.

7. A NIGHTTIME CRYPT VISIT FOR THE MORBIDLY CURIOUS

As part of the “necro tourism” trend, visitors in Ecuador can get a taste of death by lying in a cemetery crypt at night.

8. BURIAL SITE PICKED FOR MUGABE

The former Zimbabwean president will be laid to rest at the national Heroes’ Acre site, but it is not yet clear when.

9. YOUTUBE POST ENSNARES NEW ‘SNL’ PLAYER

Shane Gillis posted a video last year in which he used a racial slur for Chinese people and derided Asians trying to learn English.

10. BUCS USE GOAL-LINE STAND TO BEAT PANTHERS

Tampa Bay cornerback Vernon Hargreaves shoves Carolina running back Christian McCaffrey out of bounds on fourth down with 1:22 left to preserve a 20-14 win.

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