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Associated Press
October 14, 2013

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

1. WHO WON’T SEE MUCH OF A PAY RAISE IN 2014 

Millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in benefits come January. Click here for story

2. AID WORKERS AMONG LATEST SYRIA KIDNAP VICTIMS 

Assailants seize six Red Cross workers and one Syrian Red Crescent volunteer in northern Syria, where such abductions are becoming common amid the civil war’s chaos. Click here for story

3. BOYS GO MISSING FROM NM YOUTH CAMP 

But an amber Alert is canceled for five teens from a rural ranch for troubled youth, where authorities are investigating claims of abuse. Click here for story

4.  3 AMERICANS WIN THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR ECONOMICS 

Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller laid the foundation for the current understanding of asset prices. Click here for story

5. STUDY SHOWS POSSIBLE LINK BETWEEN BPA, FERTILITY PROBLEMS 

The chemical found in some plastics might raise the risk of miscarriage, researchers find. Click here for story

6. EVACUATIONS AHEAD OF INDIA CYCLONE APPEAR TO SAVE LIVES 

Some 1 million people followed orders to leave the giant storm’s path, which greatly reduced casualties. Click here for story

7. HOW SAN FRANCISCANS ARE GETTING TO WORK 

Saying the public deserves to have a riding system that works, the Bay Area Rapid Transit’s two largest unions say they won’t walk off the job Monday. Click here for story

8. LITTLE AID FOR SOUTH DAKOTA CATTLE LOSSES 

An estimated 10,000 to 20,000 head of livestock perished in last week’s blizzard, and a federal program to assist with such losses has expired. Click here for story

9. WHY A TERMINAL AT LAX WAS CLOSED 

An explosion at Los Angeles International Airport that causes a commotion, delaying flights, turns out to be dry ice in a plastic bottle left in a bathroom. Click here for story

10. BIG PAPI PUTS ON A TIE 

David Ortiz hits a grand slam in the eighth, helping the Red Sox stun the Tigers 6-5 to tie the ALCS at 1. Click here for story



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