Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times in EDT):
1. WHERE IN THE U.S. THE RACE FOR PRESIDENT WILL BE DECIDED
AP analysis of the past three presidential races shows 106 counties in nine states may determine who wins.
2. WHAT WILL BE CENTER STAGE AT THE LAST DEBATE
The blame for Benghazi and the right line to take with Iran are expected to be main topics Monday night.
3. THE SPARK FOR THE KILLING OF THREE IN A WISCONSIN SALON
Police say a domestic dispute may have led Radcliffe Franklin Haughton to open fire before taking his own life.
4. WHY LEBANON LAUNCHED A MAJOR SECURITY OPERATION
Lebanese troops are trying to contain an outburst of violence set off by the assassination of a top intelligence official who was a powerful opponent of Syria.
5. MCGOVERN’S LEGACY GOES BEYOND HIS LOSS TO NIXON
The liberal South Dakota icon led an effort to feed the world’s needy and was one of the earliest opponents of the Vietnam War.
6. CLINTONS TO INAUGURATE CONTROVERSIAL INDUSTRIAL PARK
The Haitian government will host Hillary and Bill to help showcase the marquee project of the U.S. aid effort since the 2010 earthquake.
7. THE REASONS WHY GREG SMITH LEFT GOLDMAN SACHS
The investment bank’s former vice president hopes his new book will educate people about how Wall Street works.
8. CASTRO CRITICIZES RUMORS ABOUT HIS HEALTH
The former Cuban leader published an article in state-media to end speculation that he is on his death bed.
9. HOW SOUTH KOREA HOPES TO HALT A PROPAGANDA CAMPAIGN
The nation banned activists from launching anti-Pyongyang leaflets across its northern border.
10. A ‘FARGO’ TV SHOW HAS CITY RESIDENTS SAYING ‘YA SURE’
Some didn’t care for the Coen brothers’ film, but the fame and money from it has many welcoming a new series.