published Friday, September 14th, 2012

10 Things to Know for Today

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    Specialist Frank Babino, center, works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. The Federal Reserve unleashed a series of aggressive actions Thursday intended to stimulate the still-weak economy by making it cheaper for consumers and businesses to borrow and spend.
    Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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

1. HOW EXPERTS VIEW THE FED'S BOLD PLAN TO BOOST THE ECONOMY

Investors sent stock prices rocketing. But economists are skeptical the vigorous bond-buying will help.

2. UPHEAVAL OVER ANTI-MUSLIM FILM CONTINUES

Police, protesters clash near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. In Israel, police boost their presence in Jerusalem's old city.

3. AFGHAN WAR FADES FROM THE NATION'S CONSCIOUSNESS

Families of U.S. soldiers killed in action despair that many fellow citizens fail to appreciate their sacrifice.

4. ON HEELS OF HARRY, ANOTHER ROYAL KERFUFFLE

A French magazine says it is publishing topless photos of Prince William's wife, Kate.

5. GUATEMALA VOLCANO ERUPTS IN RIVERS OF LAVA

More than 33,000 people were asked to evacuate and ash fell as far as 50 miles away.

6. HOW KIDS FEEL ABOUT LEANER, GREENER LUNCHES

Students give mixed grades to the extra carrots and apples — and fewer fatty foods — mandated by new federal rules.

7. SEEKING CASH, PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS GET CREATIVE

While Romney raffles off a chance to fly on his campaign plane, Democratic donors vie for free tickets to an Obama fundraiser starring Beyonce, Jay-Z.

8. ELDERLY DEFENDANT IN 1957 SLAYING OF ILLINOIS GIRL AWAITS HIS FATE

After closing arguments at 10 a.m., a judge could issue a verdict in one of the oldest cold-case murders to ever go to trial.

9. HOW FIDO MEASURES UP

Zeus the Great Dane gets the title of the world's tallest dog: 3-foot-8 from paw to shoulder.

10. THE NFL'S MOST STORIED RIVALRY RESUMES

The Green Bay Packers score on a perfectly executed fake field goal en route to beating the Chicago Bears, 23-10.

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