10 Things to Know for Monday
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. FACT CHECK: LOOMING TAX HIKE NOT THE BIGGEST EVER
Republicans are calling it "Taxmageddon," the big tax increase awaiting nearly every American family at the end of the year.
2. POLICE PROBE CRASHES LINKED TO U.S. COMMERCE SECRETARY
Police say John Bryson has been cited for felony hit-and-run following two Los Angeles area accidents that left him injured and unconscious.
3. OPENING STATEMENTS IN JERRY SANDUSKY CASE SET TO BEGIN
A jury of seven women and five men will get their first glimpse of the child sex abuse case against the former Penn State assistant football coach.
4. 'MINDFULNESS' GROWS IN POPULARITY -- AND PROFITS
More people are engaging in the mental technique that dwells on breathing, attention to areas of the body and periods of silence to concentrate on the present rather than the worries of yesterday and tomorrow.
5. IRAQ PRESIDENT SAYS PREMIER'S CRITICS DIDN'T GET MAJORITY VOTE
Opponents of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki have failed to muster enough support to bring him down in a vote of no confidence, Iraq's president said in a statement posted on his website Sunday.
6. INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORES EMBRACE DIGITAL PUBLISHING
Self-publishing has been made easier since the Espresso Book Machine by On Demand Books debuted in 2006.
7. SUSPECT SOUGHT IN AUBURN SHOOTING THAT KILLED THREE
The search continues in Alabama for a gunman in a shooting at a pool party near Auburn University.
8. 'ONCE' COMPLETES ITS CINDERELLA STORY WITH A TONY
"Once" won eight trophies and earned bragging rights as the top musical on Broadway.
9. DEFENSE TO WRAP UP CASE IN CLEMENS PERJURY TRIAL
The trial is scheduled to resume at 8 a.m.
10. RAIN HALTS DJOKOVIC-NADAL FINAL AT FRENCH OPEN
Officials halted play at Sunday's waterlogged final with Nadal clinging to the lead. No matter who wins, this final will make history. It will be the first French Open not to end on Sunday since 1973, when Ilie Nastase wrapped up his title on a Tuesday.