Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. SEARCH IS ON FOR MENINGITIS VICTIMS
Clinics, medical centers around the U.S. rush to contact perhaps thousands of patients who may have received tainted injections for back pain.
2. WHY SEPT. JOBLESS NUMBERS ARE IN SPOTLIGHT
One month before the presidential election, the report is likely to influence some undecided voters.
3. FBI IN LIBYA TO PROBE CONSULATE KILLINGS
No word on what, if anything, the agents — who waited weeks to access the crime scene — found.
4. WHAT'S BEHIND SYRIA'S FIGHT WITH TURKEY
The rebels who are trying to bring down the Syrian government have set up bases just across the border, enraging the Assad regime.
5. SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY GETTING LITTLE SUPPORT
As 34 states fail to meet the law's conditions, some say it costs too much to implement and others have doubts about how it works.
6. 27TH HEARING A CHARM FOR MANSON FOLLOWER
A California parole panel says it's time to release Bruce Davis after 40 years in prison; the governor gets the final say.
7. STUDY: FREE BIRTH CONTROL LOWERS ABORTIONS, TEEN BIRTHS
The finding comes as millions of women are beginning to get access to contraception without copays under Obama's health care law.
8. CURT SCHILLING MAY SELL BLOODY SOCK
The ex-Red Sox pitcher, whose video game company filed for bankruptcy, has listed the piece of baseball history as collateral.
9. MINNESOTA LAWMAKERS WANT LOU GEHRIG'S MEDICAL RECORDS
Several medical experts doubt the documents will shed light on the theory that head trauma played a role in the Yankee star's death.
10. NHL GAMES PUT ON ICE
League wipes out season's first two weeks as $3 billion dispute with players remains unresolved.