Things You Should Know Today, Monday, October 24th
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. HOW POLITICAL MAP IS SHIFTING
Though Trump's campaign insists it's premature to count him out, Clinton's path to winning the White House has only grown wider in the race's final weeks.
2. IRAQI KURDISH FORCES PUSH TOWARD MOSUL
The troops, known as peshmerga, cordon off eight villages and advance within 9 kilometers (5½ miles) of the city held by the Islamic State group.
3. ACCIDENT ON SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY KILLS 13
A tour bus returning home to Los Angeles from a casino trip plows into the back of a semi-truck.
4. POSSIBLE BUMPY ROAD AHEAD FOR AT&T, TIME WARNER MERGER
The Republican chairman and Democratic ranking member of the Senate's antitrust subcommittee both say the deal would "potentially raise significant antitrust issues."
5. 'JUNGLE' TO BE EMPTIED, DESTROYED
The makeshift camp in the northern port town of Calais houses thousands of refugees who will be evacuated to reception centers scattered around France.
6. VENEZUELA LAWMAKERS VOW TO PUT PRESIDENT ON TRIAL
The move comes after a court friendly to Nicolas Maduro's administration blocked the opposition's campaign to recall the deeply unpopular leader.
7. WHAT'S A NO-NO ON ELECTION DAY
Despite the explosion of social media, many states still have laws that prohibit voters taking pictures of themselves in the act or of their ballots — "ballot selfies."
8. PRIVATE CARGO SPACESHIP REACHES DESTINATION
Without a hitch, the International Space Station receives its first shipment from Virginia in more than two years — 5,000 pounds of food and equipment.
9. HIGH HONOR FOR BILL MURRAY
The actor joins several other "Saturday Night Live" alums who've received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, including Tina Fey, Will Ferrell and last year's winner, Eddie Murphy.
10. WHO'S NO LONGER PERFECT
The Minnesota Vikings, the NFL's last unbeaten team, lose their unblemished record, falling 21-10 to the Philadelphia Eagles.