10 things to know for Tuesday, Sept. 11

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

 

1. A DIFFERENT KIND OF SEPT. 11
  For the first time, elected officials won’t speak at ground zero ceremony. SEPT 11-ANNIVERSARY

 

2. DEBATE SURROUNDS ANNUAL $60M COST OF 9/11 MEMORIAL
  NYC mayor says the price is necessary for security and other requirements; some say it adds up to unneeded grandeur. SEPT 11-MEMORIAL COSTS

 

3. WHY EVERYONE’S WATCHING THE CHICAGO TEACHERS STRIKE
  The union is taking a major stand on teacher evaluations, which could have ripple effects around the country. CHICAGO SCHOOLS-UNION

 

4. CALL IT CHINA’S CLUB FED
  Better food, beds and cells await the political elite in prison. CHINA-POLITICAL PRISON

 

5. WHO’S GEARING UP TONIGHT FOR A BIG STORM
  Tropical Storm Leslie is expected to make landfall Tuesday morning in Newfoundland, and may become a hurricane. TROPICAL WEATHER

 

6. AL-QAIDA IN YEMEN DEALT A MAJOR BLOW
  Terror group’s No. 2 leader killed in airstrike. YEMEN

 

7. WHERE ANGELINA JOLIE IS VISITING
  On Tuesday she met with displaced Syrians at a tent camp in Jordan, in her role as the U.N. refugee agency’s special envoy. SYRIA-ANGELINA JOLIE

 

8. AIG TURNING OUT TO BE A GOOD DEAL FOR UNCLE SAM
  With latest share sale, government will earn at least $12 billion from bailout of the huge insurer. AIG-TREASURY SALE

 

9. STUDY: ACUPUNCTURE CAN EASE ACHES
  The needle therapy has become more mainstream — the military has used it to help treat pain from war wounds. ACUPUNCTURE-PAIN RELIEF

 

10. MURRAY ENDS BRITAIN’S 76-YEAR GRAND SLAM WAIT
  He wins the U.S. Open in five sets over defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia. US OPEN

 



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