10 Things to Know for Today

28 Oct 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Now they are throwing their collective weight behind the hard-won fiscal plan to head off a government debt crisis and forestall a government shutdown in December.WORLD SERIES: Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Johnny Cueto warms up during media day for the Major League Baseball World Series against the New York Mets Monday, Oct. 26, in Kansas City, Mo.

The move is seen as a long-anticipated challenge to what the Obama administration considers Beijing’s “excessive claim” of sovereignty in the South China Sea. Many of them face increased risk of problems with behavior, academics, self-esteem and substance abuse — in some cases resulting in criminality passed from one generation to the next. Bracing for a tsunami like the one during a 2011 mega-earthquake in Japan, coastal communities from British Columbia to California are trying to protect people from a similar catastrophe.

Statistics suggest the country’s male-dominated workplaces have evolved slightly, but also highlight the societal forces keeping the gender gap alive.

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