Monday

10 Things to Know for Today

by The Associated Press

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

1. A WEEK LATER, A MOMENT OF SILENCE

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick asks residents to observe a moment of silence Monday at 2:50 p.m., the time the first of two bombs exploded.

2. WHY A BOMBING SUSPECT TRAVELED TO CHECHNYA LAST YEAR

His parents say Tamerlan Tsarnaev was visiting relatives, but his 2012 trip to Russia has raised questions.

3. HOW NURSES TREATING BOSTON BOMB VICTIMS KEEP GOING

"The strength is seeing their faces, their smiles, knowing they're getting better," says ICU nurse Jean Acquadra.

4. CAUSE OF TEXAS FERTILIZER PLANT BLAST STILL A MYSTERY

The ATF says experts plan to enter the crater in the next few days and start digging in search of an explanation.

5. WHO'S SHOWING ISRAEL SUPPORT

On his first visit as Pentagon chief, Hagel seems intent on burying the image that Republican critics painted of him.

6. AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER FURLOUGHS CAUSE SOME DELAYS

With some 15,000 controllers furloughed as government spending cuts hit, some flight delays are being seen at NYC airports.

7. SEARCH CONTINUES FOR CHINA QUAKE VICTIMS

Relief teams flew in helicopters, dynamited through landslides to reach some of the most isolated communities in Sichuan province, where the temblor killed 186.

8. READING THE SIGNS TO TRACK ILLEGAL ALIEN CROSSINGS

U.S. Border Patrol agents learn to spot broken twigs, torn cobwebs, other signals in pursuit of people who enter the U.S. illegally from Mexico.

9. THEY SAY SHE DIDN'T WALK THE LINE

Actress Reese Witherspoon arrested on disorderly conduct charge after police say she wouldn't stay in her car while husband was given field sobriety test.

10. KOBE-LESS LAKERS LOSE GAME 1

Fail to take advantage of Spurs' struggles in 91-79 loss in playoff opener.



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