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October 23, 2013

10 Things to Know for Today

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

1. MORE TROUBLE IN THE U.S. NUCLEAR ARSENAL

Air Force officials tell The AP that twice this year, officers entrusted missile launch keys left a blast door intended to help stop intruders open.

2. AP REVIEW FINDS HEALTH WEBSITE DEVELOPERS RAISED RED FLAGS

Meanwhile, the White House says President Obama's longtime adviser will provide management advice to help fix the system.

3. DEAD MARATHON SUSPECT TIED TO 2011 KILLINGS

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was named as a participant in an earlier triple homicide by a man who was subsequently shot to death while being questioned, according to a court filing.

4. POLISH ARCHBISHOP'S SEX ABUSE REMARKS CRITICIZED

The church leader appeared to suggest that children are partly to blame for being molested by priests.

5. APPLE UNVEILS THINNER, LIGHTER IPAD

The company's market chief says the Air model is eight times faster than the original and weighs just 1 pound.

6. NEVADA BOY SAYS HE CAME FACE TO FACE WITH SHOOTER

"When he pulled a gun, we knew what happened," Angelo Ferro tells The Associated Press.

7. HOW LONDON HEALTH OFFICIALS FIND TB PATIENTS

A van equipped with an X-ray machine drives around London, the tuberculosis capital of Western Europe, offering free checkups.

8. WHY YOUR NEXT CAR WILL PROBABLY BE WHITE

The variety of flat shades to creamy pearls is helping to make it the world's favorite automotive color.

9. WHAT COULD BE NEXT FOR SPACE TOURISM

An Arizona-based company announces plans to send people up 19 miles in a capsule, lifted by a high-altitude balloon.

10. MEET 'THE SALTINE,' 'THE CANUCK,' 'THE WOLF'

The beards of the Boston Red Sox have taken on lives — and names — of their own.

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