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10 Things to Know for Today

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By The Associated Press

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

1. 'I HAVE NO IDEA WHO I OPERATED ON'

A trauma surgeon describes that chaotic aftermath of the mass shooting at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas, where hundreds of victims came pouring into area hospitals.

2. ACTS OF HEROISM DURING LAS VEGAS CARNAGE

Amid the terror on the Strip, there were acts of compassion and countless heroics that officials say saved scores of lives.

3. WHERE TRUMP IS HEADED

The president visits San Juan, Puerto Rico, amid criticism of a sluggish response to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria.

4. WHAT ISSUE HIGH COURT IS TAKING UP

The Supreme Court takes up a case about political maps in Wisconsin that could affect elections across the country.

5. MUSIC WORLD LOSES AN ICON

With Tom Petty's death at age 66, the "American Girl" singer was a rock classicist to the core who built a body of work worthy of his heroes.

6. WHO WON THE NOBEL FOR CHEMISTRY

Three scientists - Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne - are laureates for their discoveries in gravitational waves.

7. PATHOLOGIST REPORTS ON KIM JONG NAM

The estranged half brother of North Korea's leader had extremely low levels of an enzyme vital for nervous system function due to poisoning, a Malaysian government scientist testified.

8. HOW CUBAN TIES MAY BE THREATENED

U.S. officials say the Trump administration is preparing to ask Havana to reduce the staff at its embassy in Washington by 60 percent.

9. GOVERNMENT OFFERS TOOL TO HELP FIND GOOD SOBRIETY CARE

A new online resource would list alcohol treatment providers, paired with key questions patients should ask.

10. CHIEFS REMAIN NFL'S ONLY UNBEATEN TEAM

Alex Smith throws for 293 yards with touchdowns through the air and one on the ground as Kansas City improved to 4-0 with a 29-20 win over Washington.

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