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Mon October 21, 2013

10 Things to Know for Monday, October 21, 2013

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

1. SAME-SEX COUPLES EXCHANGE VOWS IN NEW JERSEY

U.S. Senator-elect and Newark Mayor Cory Booker presides over ceremonies in Newark as the Garden State becomes the 14th to recognize gay marriage. GAY MARRIAGE-NJ

2. HURRICANE RAYMOND GAINS STRENGTH

Mexico's already soaked Pacific coast braces for heavy rains a month after Tropical Storm Manuel caused widespread damage. TROPICAL WEATHER

3. WHERE POISONINGS ARE BLAMED ON PESTICIDES

"We've gone from a pretty healthy population to one with a high rate of cancer, birth defects, and illnesses seldom seen before," says a doctor in Argentina. ARGENTINA-AGROCHEMICALS

4. WHOSE NEGLECT LIES HIDDEN

A growing cohort of elderly people across the world live — and increasingly die — in silence, unseen and unheard, left to fend for themselves. OLD WORLD-THE SILENT YEARS

5. CONTAMINATED BREAST MILK PROMPTS WARNING

Researchers find high amounts of bacteria that could sicken babies in three-fourths of the 101 samples they bought online. INTERNET-BREAST MILK

6. 15% OF AMERICANS AGE 16-24 ARE IDLE

Six million young people are neither in school nor working, a study finds. IDLE YOUTH

7. ISRAEL-U.S. RIFT OVER IRAN WIDENS

Israel's prime minister calls for continued pressure on Iran for its suspected nuclear program, even as American officials weigh easing economic sanctions. ISRAEL-IRAN

8. SAN FRANCISCO COMMUTE PROMISES TO BE ROUGH AGAIN

The Bay Area is in for another day of gridlock with no immediate plans for more talks between striking rail workers and transit officials. BART STRIKE

9. HOW CAROL BURNETT GOT THE LAST LAUGH

Burnett, who just won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, says a TV executive once told her that variety shows like hers were "a man's game." HUMOR PRIZE-CAROL BURNETT

10. COLTS THROW HOMECOMING FOR PEYTON

Indianapolis rolls out the red carpet for Manning in his first return leading Denver's offense. BRONCOS-COLTS

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