10 Things to Know for Monday

November 11, 2012 - 10:34 PM
APTOPIX Petraeus Resigns

This July 13, 2011, photo made available on the International Security Assistance Force's Flickr website shows the former Commander of International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Gen. Davis Petraeus, left, shaking hands with Paula Broadwell, co-author of "All In: The Education of General David Petraeus."As details emerge about Petraeus' extramarital affair with his biographer, Broadwell, including a second woman who allegedly received threatening emails from the author, members of Congress say they want to know exactly when the now ex-CIA director and retired general popped up in the FBI inquiry, whether national security was compromised and why they weren't told sooner. (AP Photo/ISAF)

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

1. CONGRESS DEMANDS ANSWERS IN PETRAEUS PROBE

"We received no advanced notice. It was like a lightning bolt," Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein says of the FBI investigation that led the CIA chief to quit over an extramarital affair.

2. WHO EARNED AMERICA'S GRATITUDE

President Obama tells veterans that the nation must commit every day "to serving you as well as you've served us."

3. WHERE FRUSTRATIONS SIMMER AMID ONGOING OUTAGE

Long Islanders rail against a utility that has lagged behind others in restoring electricity, two weeks after Superstorm Sandy.

4. NO ROOM AT THE INNS... OR THE RENTALS EITHER

Thousands of New Jersey residents displaced by Superstorm Sandy are frantically calling real estate offices, looking to rent homes or apartments while they figure out what to do about their storm-ravaged dwellings.

5. WHAT SHOOK AN ENTIRE NEIGHBORHOOD

Investigators haven't ruled out any possible causes of a blast killed 2 and damaged up to 31 homes in Indianapolis.

6. CASTING A VOTE TO STAVE OFF BANKRUPTCY

Greek lawmakers approve the country's 2013 austerity budget, an essential step in Greece's efforts to persuade creditors to unblock a vital rescue loan installment.

7. HOW THE BBC IS DEALING WITH ITS SCANDAL

The head of the broadcaster's governing body is calling for a "thorough, radical structural overhaul" after the bungling of reports that powerful Britons sexually abused children.

8. FETCHING AN OVER-THE-RAINBOW BID

The faded blue pinafore dress Judy Garland wore in "The Wizard of Oz" nets $480,000 at auction.

9. T.S. ELIOT'S WIDOW, WHO GREENLIGHTED 'CATS,' DIES AT 86

Valerie Eliot refused to cooperate with biographers but welcomed the unlikely, and lucrative, idea of a musical based on the poet's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats."

10. EAGLES GO INTO A TAILSPIN

Philadelphia drops its fifth-straight game and quarterback Michael Vick suffers a concussion in a 38-23 loss to the Cowboys.