10 Things to Know for Today

In this August 17, 2016 photo, women try to enter a fenced area where men are interrogated before being allowed to stay, at the Dibaga Camp for displaced people in Hajj Ali, northern Iraq. As the Islamic State group loses ground in Iraq, the militants are showing strains in their rule over areas they still control, growing more brutal, killing deserters and relying on younger recruits, according to residents. The accounts pointed to the difficulties the extremist group is facing as Iraqi forces backed by the United States prepare for an assault on Mosul. (AP Photo/Alice Martins)
FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2016, file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stands on the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. WikiLeaks’ global crusade to expose government secrets is causing collateral damage to the privacy of hundreds of innocent people, including survivors of sexual abuse, sick children and the mentally ill, The Associated Press has found. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
In this Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, photo, a great white shark tries to bite a fish head being trolled though the water as researchers chum the ocean looking for sharks off Gansbaai, South Africa. Extensive research by shark expert Michael Rutzen and his marine biologist partner, Sara Andreotti, has found that great whites off the South African coast are rapidly heading for extinction. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)

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

1. TRUMP'S STAMINA ATTACK ON CLINTON STIRS TALK OF GENDER BIAS

There's little evidence such strategies are effective when it comes to winning over women and they risk turning off older women, who have faced discrimination in the workplace.

2. U.S. IMMIGRATION WOES ROOTED IN THE PAST

Blame for the state of immigration may well be attached to an action 30 years ago — Ronald Reagan's approval of a 1986 amnesty bill.

3. WHO IS HEADED TO FLOOD-RAVAGED LOUISIANA

President Obama will make his first visit to the state after it was hit by a natural disaster as he attempts to assure the locals that helping them is a priority.

4. WHAT'S EXPOSED AS WIKILEAKS SPILLS SECRETS

The AP finds that the radical transparency group's crusade is causing collateral damage with the release of private information of hundreds of innocent people, including survivors of sexual abuse.

5. WHERE ISLAMIC STATE GROUP STRUGGLES TO RETAIN GRIP

As IS loses ground in Iraq, the militants are showing the strain in their rule over areas they still control, killing deserters and relying on younger recruits.

6. BRAIN INJURIES SEEN IN DOMESTIC ASSAULTS

Experts believe many cases go undetected and untreated in abused women, making them vulnerable to mental woes, loss of jobs and family, and sometimes homelessness.

7. THOUSANDS OF CENTRAL AMERICAN CHILDREN SEEK TO ENTER U.S.

Most are from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, three countries with some of the world's highest murder and poverty rates, UNICEF says.

8. OFF SOUTH AFRICA'S COAST, GREAT WHITE SHARKS THREATENED

Researchers are sounding the alarm, saying that "if you take top predators out of the environment, the rest of the environment will collapse."

9. WHEN MERE PAINT WON'T DO IT

From Boston to Chicago and New York to Tokyo, traditional bike lanes running alongside vehicle traffic are being replaced in favor of "protected" lanes or "cycletracks," where physical barriers come between cyclists and traffic.

10. STANFORD BANS HARD LIQUOR FROM UNDERGRADUATE PARTIES

The change comes after former university swimmer Brock Turner was convicted of sexually assaulting a woman, after both heavily drank on campus.

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