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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, speaks during an interview with Chinese state CCTV, in Damascus, Syria, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. Assad said his government will allow international experts access to its chemical weapons sites but cautioned in an interview broadcast Monday that rebels might block them from reaching some of the locations. (AP Photo/SANA)

10 Things to Know for Today, Tuesday Sept. 24

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

1. AMERICANS MAY HAVE AIDED MALL ATTACK

U.S. officials say they're looking into a claim by Kenya's foreign minister that "two or three Americans" were among the terrorists who killed more than 60 people. CLICK HERE

2. WHITE HOUSE SEES AN OPENING IN IRAN

Obama in his U.N. speech is expected to signal a willingness to engage with the new Iranian government in exchange for nuclear concessions. CLICK HERE

3. WHY SAFEGUARDING CHEMICAL WEAPONS COULD BE HAZARDOUS

Video images of Syrian military helicopters dropping barrel bombs on opposition-held areas underline the difficulties international inspectors will face on the ground. CLICK HERE

4. TWO CHARGED IN CHICAGO PARK SHOOTING

Police say both men played significant roles in the apparently gang-related attack that injured 13 people. But neither is believed to have pulled the trigger. CLICK HERE

5. HOW NAVY YARD SHOOTER SLIPPED THROUGH THE SYSTEM

He lied about a previous arrest and failed to disclose thousands of dollars in debts when he applied for a military security clearance. CLICK HERE

6. NINE MILLION IPHONES SOLD IN THREE DAYS

The iPhone 5S and 5C's quick start surpasses analyst forecasts that Apple would sell 6 million to 8 million models the first weekend. CLICK HERE

7. WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING

Pregnant women need to beware of industrial chemicals and pollutants that people encounter in the air, water, food and everyday products, experts say. CLICK HERE

8. STAR IS RESURRECTED IN NEWLY DISCOVERED FILM

A carpenter in New Hampshire stumbles upon the only known copy of a 1911 movie starring Mary Pickford — the actress known as America's Sweetheart. CLICK HERE

9. WHO'S TOUTING A HEALTHIER FRENCH FRY

Burger King is launching a new crinkle-cut french fry that it says has about 20 percent fewer calories than its regular french fries. CLICK HERE

10. PLAYOFF DROUGHT ENDS IN PITTSBURGH

With a victory over the Cubs, the Pirates clinch their first trip to baseball's postseason in 21 years. CLICK HERE

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