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10 things to know: New Jersey recognizes gay marriage

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Associated Press
October 21, 2013

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

1. SAME-SEX COUPLES EXCHANGE VOWS IN NEW JERSEY 

U.S. Senator-elect and Newark Mayor Cory Booker presides over ceremonies in Newark as the Garden State becomes the 14th to recognize gay marriage. Click here for story

2. HURRICANE RAYMOND GAINS STRENGTH 

Mexico’s already soaked Pacific coast braces for heavy rains a month after Tropical Storm Manuel caused widespread damage. Click here for story

3. WHERE POISONINGS ARE BLAMED ON PESTICIDES 

“We’ve gone from a pretty healthy population to one with a high rate of cancer, birth defects, and illnesses seldom seen before,” says a doctor in Argentina. Click here for story

4. WHOSE NEGLECT LIES HIDDEN 

The AP’s “Old World” series looks at the growing cohort of elderly people across the world who live — and increasingly die — unseen and unheard, left to fend for themselves. Click here for story

5. CONTAMINATED BREAST MILK PROMPTS WARNING

Researchers find high amounts of bacteria that could sicken babies in three-fourths of the 101 samples they bought online. Click here for story

6. 15% OF AMERICANS AGE 16-24 ARE IDLE 

Six million young people are neither in school nor working, a study finds. Click here for story

7. ISRAEL-U.S. RIFT OVER IRAN WIDENS 

Israel’s prime minister calls for continued pressure on Iran for its suspected nuclear program, even as American officials weigh easing economic sanctions. Click here for story

8. SAN FRANCISCO COMMUTE PROMISES TO BE ROUGH AGAIN

The Bay Area is in for another day of gridlock with no immediate plans for more talks between striking rail workers and transit officials. Click here for story

9. HOW CAROL BURNETT GOT THE LAST LAUGH 

Burnett, who just won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, says a TV executive once told her that variety shows like hers were “a man’s game.” Click here for story

10. COLTS THROW HOMECOMING FOR PEYTON 

Indianapolis rolls out the red carpet for Manning in his first return leading Denver’s offense, then the Colts hand him a defeat. Click here for story



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