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10 things to know for Friday

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Associated Press
September 20, 2013

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

1. GUNFIRE ERUPTS AT CHICAGO PARK 

A witness says dreadlocked men in a car open fire in a nighttime attack on people in a city park. At least 13 are wounded, including a 3-year-old child. Click here for story

2. AL-QAIDA MILITANTS LAUNCH ATTACK IN YEMEN 

At least 38 soldiers are killed and dozens wounded when extremist fighters surprise the troops in their barracks in coordinated attacks at dawn. Click here for story

3. CLASH LOOMS OVER OBAMACARE 

The GOP-led House is poised to ship a bill to the Senate aimed at crippling the president’s signature health care law. Click here for story

4. ‘GET DOWN!’: WOMAN’S FRANTIC ESCAPE FROM THE NAVY YARD 

A worker describes what it was like inside the building when a former serviceman went on a shooting rampage, killing 12. Click here for story

5. HOUSE VOTES TO CUT FOOD STAMPS 

The bill would slice nearly $4 billion a year — a 5 percent reduction — from the program used by about 1 in 7 Americans. Click here for story

6. WHERE DOZENS ARE MISSING AFTER A LANDSLIDE 

The hamlet of La Pintada in southern Mexico is devastated and grieving after a tidal wave of dirt leaves 68 people missing. Click here for story

7. HOPE RISES FOR US-IRAN THAW 

Obama and Rouhani have exchanged letters, and may meet briefly next week when the Iranian president attends the U.N. General Assembly. Click here for story

8. WHY CLARENCE THOMAS IS OFTEN SEEN BUT NOT HEARD 

The quietest of the Supreme Court’s justices says his college nuns taught him the most important word he has ever learned: “Shhh!” Click here for story

9. PRINCE OF A GUY WORKS AT DAIRY QUEEN 

An employee sees a woman pick up $20 dropped by a visually impaired man and refuses to serve her until she gives it back. When she refuses, he gives the man $20 from his own pocket. Click here for story

10. WHO PROVES YOU CAN GO HOME AGAIN 

Andy Reid makes a successful return to Philadelphia as his new team, the Kansas City Chiefs, downs his old one 26-16. Click here for story



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