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      Knowledge is power...ten things that you need to know for Wednesday.

      Tenthings you need to know for Wednesday:

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      1. SOMEFURLOUGHED WORKERS CALLED BACK

      • Thestatus of thousands of employees changed from nonessential to essential overthe course of the partial government shutdown.

      2.BAGGAGE HANDLER ARRESTED IN DRY ICE BLASTS

      • Bail isset at $1 million for an airport employee accused of taking the stuff from aplane at LAX and putting it in plastic bottles that later exploded.

      3. DEADLYTYPHOON, MUDSLIDES HIT JAPAN

      • Dozensare missing after a storm hits an island south of Tokyo and sweeps up thecoast.

      4. OBAMABESTOWS MEDAL OF HONOR ON AFGHAN VET

      • WilliamD. Swenson, recognized for bravery in a battle against Taliban insurgents in2009, wants to return to active duty.

      5.ALLEGED TERRORIST CAPTURED IN LIBYA PLEADS NOT GUILTY IN NYC

      • The caserenews debate about whether to try terror suspects in military or civiliancourts.

      6.SHERIFF: GIRL'S TORMENTOR ARRESTED AFTER FACEBOOK BOAST

      • A teensaid to be primarily responsible for bullying a classmate who then committedsuicide brags about it online. She and a 12-year-old now face charges.

      7. WHO'S INTHE RUNNING FOR ROCK HALL OF FAME

      • Nirvana,Linda Ronstadt and Peter Gabriel are among first-time nominees.

      8. WHYALL TRACES OF CONN. SCHOOL ARE BEING ERADICATED

      • The goalduring demolition of the site of the Sandy Hook shootings will be to preventexploitation of any remnants of the building.

      9.DODGERS FIND THEMSELVES ON THE EDGE

      • Game 5 ofthe NLCS will be Los Angeles' last this year unless the team can muster a winagainst the Cardinals.

      10. WHEREA RARE SEA CREATURE WAS DISCOVERED

      • A womansnorkeling off the California coast finds the carcass of an 18-foot oarfish - adeep-water species that can grow up to 50 feet long.
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