CORRECTS SPELLING OF ACTOR'S LAST NAME TO FERRELL INSTEAD OF FARRELL - This undated photo provided by Chrysler shows Will Ferrell as "Anchorman" character Ron Burgundy in an advertisement for the 2014 Dodge Durango. Chrysler marketing chief Olivier Francois said Paramount Pictures bartered work on the commercials in exchange for the promotion in the ads of an "Anchorman" sequel that is due out in December. (AP Photo/Chrysler)
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 6:05 am
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press
1. DEMOCRATS PLAN NEXT BUDGET BATTLE MOVE
A Senate measure to increase the government's borrowing cap is in the works.
2. HEALTH CARE ROLLOUT DRAWING RANGE OF RESPONSES
Opponents of the new law are crowing about its glitch-ridden start, while others insist the online enrollment system can be fixed.
3. HOW SEPARATE US RAIDS IN AFRICA ARE LINKED
The two operations, thousands of miles apart, show an American readiness to go after militants in nations where authorities are unable to do so, even years later.
4. EGYPT'S UNCERTAIN PATH FORWARD
Its leaders are pumping up a pro-military, nationalist fervor while also trying to crush ousted president Morsi's Islamist supporters. The result has been more turmoil.
5. WHO'S TAKING A FRESH LOOK AT CAMPAIGN FINANCING
The Supreme Court is considering whether to undo some limits on contributions from big givers to political campaigns.
6. ARGENTINE PRESIDENT FACES SURGERY
A clot pressing against Cristina Fernandez' brain was causing headaches, but worrying new symptoms are prompting immediate attention.
7. WHAT THE CAMERAS DON'T SEE
An AP investigation finds 23 of the 27 major casinos on the Las Vegas Strip have no surveillance in hotel hallways or elevator landings, creating opportunities for crime.
8. NATIONAL MALL FIRE VICTIM IDENTIFIED
Authorities say John Constantino, 64, of Mount Laurel, N.J., is the man who died last week after pouring gasoline on his head and setting himself ablaze.
9. MEET CHRYSLER'S PECULIAR PITCHMAN
Actor Will Ferrell brings his big-screen character Ron Burgundy, the egotistical airhead TV anchorman, to the small screen in a series of ads for the automaker.
10. WALKOFF HOME RUN PROPELS RAYS OVER SOX
Jose Lobaton keeps Tampa Bay in contention against Boston for the American League Division Series title.