10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories people will be talking about today.

  1. BEFORE RAPE-PREGNANCY UPROAR, AKIN HAD LOW PROFILE--The Missouri congressman and his wife home-schooled their six children; in the House, he's always been an outsider.

  2. INMATES AND THEIR KEEPERS ACCUSED IN DRUG RING--Indictment says guards smuggled in cellphones that prisoners used to coordinate meth and heroin operation.

  3. MICHELLE OBAMA VISITS SIKH TEMPLE WHERE SIX WERE KILLED--Her early afternoon visit builds on an outpouring of support for the worshippers from around the world.

  4. HOW AN EARTHQUAKE SHOOK UP EAST COAST RESPONSE PLANS--A year after a magnitude-5.8 tremor rocked the region, state officials have revisited emergency preparedness policies.

  5. WHY 'NONE OF THE ABOVE' WON'T BE ON NEVADA BALLOT--A judge says the option's invalid because it wouldn't count in the tallies that determine winners.

  6. BATTLE POSSIBLE OVER SEAL'S BOOK ON BIN LADEN RAID--U.S. military says it doesn't believe "No Easy Day," a first-hand account, has been cleared by the Pentagon.

  7. OBAMA SAYS AKIN 'SOMEHOW MISSED SCIENCE CLASS'--The president uses the congressman's "legitimate rape" comment to argue that some people have a "desire to go backwards."

  8. IF YOU COULD WALK WITH THE ANIMALS--You nearly can at the Philadelphia Zoo, where apes travel on protected paths above their human visitors.

  9. ISLANDERS GET READY FOR TROPICAL STORMS--Haiti and the Dominican Republic await Isaac as it approaches hurricane strength while Taiwan braces for Typhoon Tembin.

  10. ON THE MARKET: JEFFREY DAHMER'S CHILDHOOD HOME--The house — offered for $329,000 in Bath, Ohio — is where the serial killer murdered his first of 17 victims.


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