Tenthings you need to know for Wednesday:
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.