Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. REBELS BACKED BY TURKEY MAKE MAJOR GAINS IN N. SYRIA
It’s part of a determined campaign by Ankara to push the Kurdish-led militants east of the Euphrates River.
2. WHY OBAMACARE IS STRUGGLING IN MANY PARTS OF US
The health care law is troubled by double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers.
3. ITALY VOWS TO PROBE IF NEGLIGENCE CONTRIBUTED TO QUAKE DESTRUCTION
Investigations are focusing on a number of damaged structures, including a school that crumbled despite being renovated in 2012 to resist earthquakes.
4. WHICH QUESTION THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN CAN’T SEEM TO ANSWER
GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence cannot say whether Trump is sticking with or changing a central promise to boot 11 million people living in the U.S. illegally.
5. WHOSE WILD BEHAVIOR IS TROUBLING NATIONAL PARKS
From Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains to the Grand Canyon of Arizona, major parks are grappling with illegal camping, vandalism, theft of resources, wildlife harassment and other mischief by visitors.
6. 2 CHICAGO MEN CHARGED IN DEATH OF NBA STAR WADE’S COUSIN
Two brothers on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the deadly shooting.
7. “WE WILL COME OUT OF THIS STRONGER THAN WE CAME IN”
Shannon Womack, interim police chief in Denham Springs, Louisiana, speaks to the resilience of residents working to rebuild their homes and village in the wake of historic flooding.
8. WHO ANNOUNCED HIS EXIT ON SUNDAY’S BROADCAST
CBS’ Charles Osgood said he is ending 22 years as the host of ‘Sunday Morning.’
9. MTV VMAs TO FEATURE KANYE WEST, A PERFORMANCE BY BEYONCE
Beyonce is the leading nominee with 11, and Kanye’s “Famous” music video is nominated for best male video and video of the year.
10. WHY 49ERS QB REFUSES TO STAND FOR NATIONAL ANTHEM
Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem before games for as long as he feels is appropriate to call attention to race relations.