10 Things to Know for Today
Updated 9:43 am, Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. CLINTON, TRUMP SET FOR LAST DEBATE
The prime-time showdown is perhaps Trump's last opportunity to right his floundering campaign, and Clinton is facing a new round of questions about her authenticity and trustworthiness.
2. FEDS TO DISPATCH FEWER ELECTION OBSERVERS
3. HOW IS WOES ARE BEING COMPOUNDED
As the battle to retake Mosul is underway, the Islamic State group is being denied access to revenue sources that once amounted to more than $1 billion in 2014.
4. PHILIPPINE POLICE VAN RAMS PROTESTERS IN FRONT OF US EMBASSY
Hundreds of protesters had gathered to demand an end to the presence of U.S. troops in the country and to back a call for an independent foreign policy.
5. IN HARD-HIT BRAZIL, ZIKA COSTS SKYROCKET
The mothers of children with the mosquito-borne virus are struggling to find and afford expensive drugs that families must pay for because government health plans don't cover them.
6. RETRIAL SET FOR 1979 MISSING-CHILD CASE
Prosecutors try for a second time to convict a suspect in the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz, a New York City first grader who vanished on his way to school.
7. CAMPUS DILEMMA: WHEN TO GO PUBLIC
A case of alleged sexual assaults at San Jose State stirs debate on when a university should alert its students about alleged attacks.
8. ROBOTIC SCAN FOR EQUINE COULD HOLD PROMISE
Veterinarians hope an innovative type of CT scan can advance medical care for horses — and possibly be adapted for humans.
9. WHAT HAS REAL CLOWNS CRYING INSIDE
A spate of scares involving people doing menacing things while dressed as clowns is no laughing matter for working clowns, who complain bookings have fallen off.
10. JOURNEYMAN BESTS ACE