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10 things to know: Trouble in the U.S. nuclear arsenal

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Associated Press
October 23, 2013

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

1. MORE TROUBLE IN THE U.S. NUCLEAR ARSENAL 

Air Force officials tell The AP that twice this year, officers entrusted with missile launch keys left open a blast door intended to stop intruders. Click here for story

2. AP REVIEW FINDS HEALTH WEBSITE DEVELOPERS RAISED RED FLAGS 

Meanwhile, the White House says President Obama’s longtime adviser will provide management advice to help fix the system. Click here for story

3. DEAD MARATHON SUSPECT TIED TO 2011 KILLINGS 

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was named as a participant in an earlier triple homicide by a man who was subsequently shot to death while being questioned, according to a court filing. Click here for story

4. POLISH ARCHBISHOP’S SEX ABUSE REMARKS CRITICIZED 

The church leader appeared to suggest that children are partly to blame for being molested by priests. Click here for story

5. APPLE UNVEILS THINNER, LIGHTER IPAD 

The company’s market chief says the Air model is eight times faster than the original and weighs just 1 pound. Click here for story

6. NEVADA BOY SAYS HE CAME FACE TO FACE WITH SHOOTER 

“When he pulled a gun, we knew what happened,” Angelo Ferro tells The Associated Press. Click here for story

7. HOW LONDON HEALTH OFFICIALS FIND TB PATIENTS 

A van equipped with an X-ray machine drives around London, the tuberculosis capital of Western Europe, offering free checkups. Click here for story

8. WHY YOUR NEXT CAR WILL PROBABLY BE WHITE 

The variety of flat shades to creamy pearls is helping to make it the world’s favorite automotive color. Click here for story

9. WHAT COULD BE NEXT FOR SPACE TOURISM 

An Arizona-based company announces plans to send people up 19 miles in a capsule, lifted by a high-altitude balloon. Click here for story

10. MEET ‘THE SALTINE,’ ‘THE CANUCK,’ ‘THE WOLF’

The beards of the Boston Red Sox have taken on lives — and names — of their own. Click here for story



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