10 Things To Know For Friday October 11


UPDATED: Friday October 11, 2013 5:55 AM

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday October 11:
    
1. CHEMICAL WEAPONS WATCHDOG WINS NOBEL PEACE PRIZE
    
The OPCW, the group overseeing the destruction of Syria's arsenal, receives the coveted award. NOBEL PEACE PRIZE
    
2. WHY SOME NATIONAL PARKS MAY REOPEN
    
Under pressure from governors, the Obama administration says it would allow parks to reopen during the shutdown - as long as states use their own money. SHUTDOWN-NATIONAL PARKS
    
3. AID FREEZE FUELS ANTI-US SENTIMENT IN EGYPT
    
Still, the nation's military-backed government is unlikely to pull back from doing things the U.S. favors - such as holding parliamentary and presidential elections in 2014. EGYPT-PARTNERS AT ODDS
    
4. FARMER SAYS CRUDE WAS BUBBLING 6 INCHES HIGH
    
The North Dakota man who found a 20,600-barrel oil spill in his field smelled it for days before his tires and combines were coated in it. PIPELINE BREAK-NORTH DAKOTA
    
5. SECOND US ASTRONAUT TO ORBIT EARTH DIES AT 88
    
Beyond exploring the heights of space, Scott Carpenter also adventured to the deepest depths of the ocean. OBIT-SCOTT CARPENTER
    
6. VAN GOGH WORKS ON DISPLAY IN DC
    
The exhibit featuring the artist's various versions of some of his well-known paintings is a bright spot for museum visitors during the government shutdown. ART-VAN GOGH
    
7. WHO STARTED THE RECYCLING PHENOMENON
    
There is mounting evidence that our prehistoric ancestors learned to reuse everyday objects. ISRAEL-ANCIENT RECYCLING
    
8. CLEVELAND KIDNAPPER'S DEATH MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SUICIDE
    
Authorities say Ariel Castro may have died in his prison cell attempting to choke himself for a sexual thrill, and that guards falsified logs. MISSING WOMEN-CLEVELAND
    
9. ABANDONED PRISON COMES TO LIFE AT HALLOWEEN
    
"Terror Behind the Walls" at the historic Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia bills itself as the nation's largest haunted house outside an amusement park. HAUNTED PRISON
    
10. VERLANDER PITCHES TIGERS BACK TO AL CHAMPIONSHIP
    
Detroit will face Boston after blanking Oakland 3-0 in Game 5 of the division series. TIGERS-ATHLETICS

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