National & World News
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. US TIGHTENS EBOLA SCREENING AT AIRPORTS
The move responds to pressure from some Congress members and the public to impose a travel ban on the three countries at the heart of the outbreak.
2. NORTH KOREA FREES DETAINED AMERICAN
Jeffrey Fowle was arrested six months ago on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub.
3. ACTIVISTS: IS FIGHTERS SEIZE WEAPONS CACHE MEANT FOR KURDS
The arms airdropped by U.S.-led forces apparently included hand grenades, ammunition and rocket-propelled grenade launchers.
4. BEN BRADLEE DIES AT 93
The hard-charging editor guided The Washington Post through its coverage of the Watergate scandal.
5. MCDONALD'S PROMISES CHANGES AT US RESTAURANTS
The pledge comes after a fourth straight quarter of sales declines and a 30 percent drop in profits.
6. COLORADO TEENS POSSIBLY TRIED TO JOIN ISLAMIC STATE GROUP
FBI agents helped bring the three girls back to Denver after stopping them in Germany.
7. HOW TOYS R US IS RESPONDING TO FLORIDA MOM'S PETITION DRIVE
The retailer is pulling collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad," about a high school teacher who becomes a crystal meth dealer.
8. MORMONS ADDRESS MYSTERY OF UNDERGARMENTS
In a new video, the church compares the white, two-piece cotton "temple garments" worn by its faithful to holy vestments donned by adherents of other religions.
9. WHY FIRST LADIES WORE DE LA RENTA
"They knew he understood them, made them feel comfortable," says Anita McBride, who was Laura Bush's chief of staff in the White House.
10. ROYALS' OCTOBER SIGNATURE IS DECIDEDLY GENTEEL
It's become iconic during Kansas City's run to the World Series. When Royals' fielders make great plays, teammates salute them by tipping their caps.