10 things to know for Monday, Oct. 1

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

1. WHAT THE SUPREME COURT MAY CONSIDER THIS TERM
  The justices return Monday with rulings ahead on affirmative action, gay marriage and voting rights. SUPREME COURT-NEW TERM

2. WHICH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE IS BETTER AT DEBATES
Obama says it’s Romney, who he calls “a good debater,” as both candidates prepare for Wednesday’s face-off.  PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

3. MOTORCYCLE BOMBER KILLS 14 IN AFGHANISTAN
The suicide attack targeted a joint patrol of Afghan and international forces; among those killed were three NATO service members and their translator. AFGHANISTAN

4. WHERE GAY ‘CONVERSION’ THERAPY WILL BE BANNED
A new law, effective Jan. 1, will make California the first state to prohibit the practice for teens. GAY THERAPY

5. EX-GITMO PRISONER WANTS TO BE A NORMAL CANADIAN, LAWYER SAYS
First 26-year-old Omar Khadr will serve his remaining sentence for war crimes, although he’ll be eligible for parole as early as next summer. GUANTANAMO-CANADIAN PRISONER

6. A TWIST IN PAKISTAN’S BLASPHAMY LAW
The provision that is primarily used against supposed offenses to Islam may be applied to a case where Muslims are suspected of ransacking a Hindu temple. PAKISTAN-BLASPHEMY

7. WHEN U.S. HOSPITALS WILL FACE EXTRA FINES
Starting Monday, Medicare will penalize facilities that readmit too many people within 30 days. MEDICARE PENALTIES

8. SCHWARZENEGGER BLAMES DIVORCE ON HIS SECRECY
The ex-governor, whose book comes out Monday, tells “60 Minutes” he traces his detachment to his bodybuilding days and his belief that emotions make athletes lose. SCHWARZENEGGER BOOK

9. A BIG DAY FOR NOTORIOUS GUN SALES
Two toted by Bonnie and Clyde were snapped up at auction for a cool half-million, while a Butch Cassidy revolver went for $175,000. BUTCH CASSIDY REVOLVER

10.  WHY EXPERTS SAY THE BACON SHORTAGE IS HOGWASH
This year’s drought will likely increase prices for bacon and other pork products by as much as 10 percent, but they’ll still be readily available. DROUGHT-BACON SUPPLY



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