News

10 for today: Monday, Oct. 7

10 for today: Monday, Oct. 7

10 FOR TODAY: People run as an out of control monster truck plows through a crowd of spectators at a Mexican air show in the city of Chihuahua, Mexico, Saturday Oct. 5, 2013. According to authorities, at least 8 people were killed and 80 were injured. Photo: Associated Press/Photo/El Diario de Chihuahua

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

1. 3 RESEARCHERS WIN NOBEL PRIZE IN MEDICINE

Their work helped scientists understand how “cargo is delivered to the right place at the right time” inside cells.

2.LIBYA WANTS ‘CLARIFICATIONS’ ON ABDUCTION

A day after special forces kidnap a suspected al-Qaida figure, the government is asking the U.S. questions and saying Libyans should be tried at home.

3. ELIZABETH SMART RECOUNTS ‘9 MONTHS OF HELL’

In “My Story,” she details her 2002 kidnapping, at age 14, from her bedroom in Salt Lake City.

4. US EDGES CLOSER TO FIRST-EVER DEFAULT

Boehner again rules out a House vote on a straightforward bill to boost the nation’s debt limit without concessions from Obama.

5. KERRY PRAISES ASSAD ON WEAPONS DESTRUCTION

The U.S. secretary of state says the Syrian president deserves credit for his country’s speedy compliance.

6. NO PUNISHMENT FOR MISHANDLING FUNDS

An AP analysis shows Indian tribes have been caught misappropriating millions of taxpayer dollars, but suffer few consequences.

7. MONSTER TRUCK RAMS CROWD IN MEXICO

Eight are dead and dozens injured after the vehicle shoots into a crowd of spectators, and the governor says a test had detected alcohol in the driver’s breath.

8. HOW NORTH KOREA IS SHOWING ITS MOXIE

A ski resort has taken shape — never mind that only 5,500 of the country’s 24 million people participate in the sport. But leader Kim Jong Un is among them.

9. MOVING ON FROM THE BOSTON BOMBING

Victims who lost legs in the deadly attack are learning how to run again with prosthetics.

10. WHAT JOE TORRE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT YEAR

The MLB’s executive vice president is hopeful the expanded instant-replay system will be ready in 2014.

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Local

Iowa Legislature Wraps Up Early

Iowa state capital 2

The 2016 session of the Iowa legislature wrapped up late last week with compromises in funding for Planned Parenthood and the Department of Transportation.

2 hours ago in Local

SD District 18 Gets Independent Senate Candidate

vote

Matt Stone of Yankton has filed to run for the state Senate from District 18 as an independent.

3 hours ago in Local

First Step on Nebraska Property Taxes

Tyson Larson Photo 1 021514

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts and many state Senators point to the twenty million dollars in property tax relief passed by this year’s Unicameral as a major achievement.

3 hours ago in Local

Threats of Severe Weather

Storm

While temperatures are starting to warm to near normal, that means the threat of severe weather won’t be far behind.

18 hours ago in Local

Nebraska Unicameral Approves Infrastructure Bank

Pete Ricketts 102215

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts hopes the 600-mile expressway system can be completed now that the Unicameral has approved creation of the state infrastructure bank.