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10 Things to Know for Today

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

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

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.

As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university.

US officials see signs of new life in Iraqi army

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials say.

MetLife Stadium security a trendsetter

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A shoving match breaks out in a section of the MetLife Stadium stands. While security officers hustle to the scene, a beyond state-of-the-art surveillance system is recording every detail.

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.

California startup unveils gun technology for cops

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.

Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online.

Quotations in the News

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

"We want to state at the outset that New Yorkers have no reason to be alarmed. New Yorkers who have not been exposed are not at all at risk." — Mayor Bill de Blasio after a doctor who recently returned to the city from treating Ebola patients in West Africa tested positive for the virus.

Pesky, effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Pesky. Illegal. Effective?