10 things to know for today

10 things to know for today

November 11th, 2013 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

New-born baby Bea Joy is held as mother Emily Ortega, 21, rests after giving birth at an improvised clinic at Tacloban airport Monday Nov. 11, 2013, in Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines. Bea Joy was named after her grandmother Beatrice, who was missing following the onslaught of typhoon Haiyan. Ortega was in an evacuation center when the storm surge hit and flooded the city. She had to swim to survive before finding safety at the airport.

Photo by Associated Press/Times Free Press.

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

  1. RELIEF IS ON THE WAY TO THE PHILIPPINES

Australia, Japan and various U.S. agencies are among those joining what will swell into a major international relief mission in the coming days.

  1. STUDY ABROAD AT ALL-TIME HIGH

Chinese students lead the way among foreigners on U.S. campuses, while Americans are going overseas in record numbers, too.

  1. SNOOPY, CALVIN AND BEETLE BAILEY LIVE HERE

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum on the Ohio State University campus in Columbus will open to the public Saturday.

  1. 'ALL OF A SUDDEN, IT'S LONESOME'

World War II veterans like George Williams, 90, see fewer and fewer of their comrades at reunions, as the march of time takes its toll.

  1. WHAT EVERONE'S BEEN KVETCHING ABOUT

A six-week shortage of knishes that started after a fire at a suburban New York factory is expected to be over by Thanksgiving, which coincides with the start of Hanukkah.

  1. 2 KILLED, 6 WOUNDED AT HOUSE PARTY

An 18th birthday gathering near Houston turns deadly when someone begins to fire a pistol into the air in celebration, and confusion and panic ensue.

  1. WHERE THAT SATELLITE ENDED UP

After running out of fuel last month, the research device re-enters the Earth's atmosphere and disintegrates, causing no known damage.

  1. 'ATHEIST MEGA-CHURCHES' SPREAD DISBELIEF

Gatherings of nonbelievers in San Diego, Nashville and other U.S. cities draw hundreds of atheists seeking the camaraderie of a congregation without religion or ritual.

  1. OF TOKING AND TWERKING

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  1. WHO'S LEVELING NEW ACCUSATIONS IN DOLPHINS' HARASSMENT CASE

Suspended Miami guard Richie Incognito says teammate Jonathan Martin sent a threatening text a week after their relationship became the subject of a harassment case.