July 7, 2013

10 Things to Know for Monday


Associated Press

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

1. WHAT COCKPIT RECORDER REVEALS ABOUT ASIANA CRASH

The crew called to abort the landing about 1.5 seconds before the airliner’s tail hit the end of the runway in San Francisco, the NTSB says.

2. HOW PLANE CRASH SURVIVAL ODDS HAVE RISEN

Jetliners today are more structurally sound, and modern cockpit technology means they rarely hit mountains or each other.

3. ‘PEOPLE NOW VIEW THE MUSLIM BROTHERS IN EGYPT AS LOSERS’

The overthrow of Morsi sends Islamist parties around the region scrambling to preserve Arab Spring gains.

4. PHOTO OF FLAG-DRAPED FIREFIGHTERS’ BODIES HAUNTS, COMFORTS

The picture, first posted anonymously to Facebook, shows American flags covering the 19 ‘Hotshots’ who died fighting Arizona’s Yarnell fire.

5. 40 STILL MISSING IN QUEBEC TRAIN DERAILMENT

With dozens still unaccounted for, more bodies could be found in the charred wreckage of runaway rail cars filled with crude oil.

6. PENTAGON’S EFFORT TO ACCOUNT FOR MIAs BLASTED

A report finds the decades-old pursuit of bones and other evidence of Americans missing in action sluggish and often duplicative.

7. WHY MORE US EMPLOYERS SEEK TEMPORARY LABOR

Driving the trend are uncertainty about the economy and companies desire for more flexibility in their payrolls.

8. RETURNING CONGRESS FACES CONFLICT

Republicans and Democrats will confront unresolved disputes over student loans, potentially incendiary fights over nominations, the farm bill and immigration.

9. SOCIAL MEDIA FRONT AND CENTER IN ZIMMERMAN TRIAL

The court case is top trend almost daily, with Twitter and Facebook permeating the trial both inside and outside the courtroom.

10. ANDY MURRAY ENDS BRITAIN’S WIMBLEDON DROUGHT

He topped No. 1 Novak Djokovic to become the first British man to win the crown since Fred Perry in 1936.