10 Things to Know for Wednesday

September 12, 2012 - 12:34 AM
Mideast Egypt US

Egyptian protesters climb the walls of the U.S. embassy during protests in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Egyptian protesters, largely ultra conservative Islamists, have climbed the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, went into the courtyard and brought down the flag, replacing it with a black flag with Islamic inscription, in protest of a film deemed offensive of Islam. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

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

1. PROTESTERS SCALE US EMBASSY WALL IN CAIRO

Anger over a film attacking the Prophet Muhammad also spread to Libya, where an American consulate employee was shot dead.

2. AFTER 11 YEARS, A SENSE OF MOVING ON

Sept. 11 remembrances took a lower-key approach a year after the milestone 10th anniversary.

3. WHO'S JOINING TEACHERS ON THE PICKET LINE

Many Chicago parents are showing visible support for the strike, but some say that may fade if the walkout stretches on.

4. "MY LIFE IS JUST THE WOUNDED AND THE DEAD."

So says a doctor at a hospital in Aleppo, Syria, where most patients are civilians wounded by falling buildings and exploding shells.

5. WHY MOM IS ACCUSED OF CAUSING SON'S SUICIDE

The 16-year-old took his own life because, court papers allege, he feared his mother's morphine addiction would kill her.

6. HOW ZUCKERBERG VIEWS HIS COMPANY'S STOCK DROP

"Facebook has not been an uncontroversial company. It's not like this is the first up and down we have ever had."

7. VINTAGE FIGHTER PLANES TO RACE AGAIN IN RENO

A year after a deadly plunge into spectators, the show is back Wednesday with several safety changes.

8. EX-PROF PLEADS GUILTY TO KILLING 3 COLLEAGUES

Amy Bishop was accused of opening fire at a University of Alabama faculty meeting. She's also charged with killing her brother in 1986.

9. NEXT UP ON THE NEW GADGET STAGE: APPLE

An iPhone 5 may debut Wednesday, after Amazon, Nokia and Motorola took front and center last week.

10. WHERE NOT TO GO TO AVOID SECURITY CAMS

Some 200 high school bathrooms or locker rooms across Britain are under the watchful eye of surveillance cameras.