4. HUNGRY FOR HIGHER PAY
Thousands of fast-food workers seeking better wages are set to stage walkouts in dozens of cities around the country.
(Read more: No fries? Brace for fast-food strikes)
5. WHO'S NOT HITTING THE ROAD
After rising for decades, total vehicle use in the U.S.—the collective miles people drive—peaked in 2007.
6. MONTANA JUDGE STANDS BY 30-DAY JAIL TERM FOR RAPIST
He has said the 14-year-old victim was as much in control as the former teacher who assaulted her. The girl later killed herself.
7. WHAT'S TOPS AMONG ILLEGAL DRUGS
It's pot. But a global survey also finds that addictions to painkillers like Vicodin, Oxycontin and codeine kill the most people.
8. DOCTOR: JACKSON SOUGHT PROPOFOL YEARS AGO
She says she refused the singer's late 1990s request, telling him the drug wasn't appropriate as a sleep aid.
(Read more: What's Jacko's image worth? A $434 million question for IRS)
9. HOW JOHNNY MANZIEL IS BEING PUNISHED
The QB, who signed autographs for memorabilia brokers, will be forced to sit out the first half of Texas A&M's season-opener Saturday against Rice.
10. JAMES BLAKE'S CAREER COMES TO A CLOSE
The American suffers a five-set loss to Croatia's Ivo Karlovic. Blake announced earlier that the U.S. Open would be his last pro tournament.