Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Today:
1. Chemical weapons watchdog wins Nobel peace prize
The OPCW, the group overseeing the destruction of Syria's arsenal, receives the coveted award.
2. Why some national parks may reopen
Under pressure from governors, the Obama administration says it would allow parks to reopen during the shutdown - as long as states use their own money.
3. Aid freeze fuels anti-US sentiment in Egypt
Still, the nation's military-backed government is unlikely to pull back from doing things the U.S. favors - such as holding parliamentary and presidential elections in 2014.
4. Farmer says crude was bubbling 6 inches high
The North Dakota man who found a 20,600-barrel oil spill in his field smelled it for days before his tires and combines were coated in it.
5. Second US astronaut to orbit Earth dies at 88
Beyond exploring the heights of space, Scott Carpenter also adventured to the deepest depths of the ocean.