10 Things to know for Monday, Jan. 21

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

1. OBAMA TAKES OATH TO LEAD DEEPLY DIVIDED NATION
  The 17th president to win re-election faces a weak economy and a partisan Congress. OBAMA-INAUGURATION

2. DOZENS OF BODIES PULLED FROM SITE OF ALGERIAN STANDOFF
The death toll topped 80 at the terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in the Sahara. ALGERIA-KIDNAPPING

3. SUICIDE BOMBERS STORM AFGHAN POLICE COMPOUND
At least one insurgent blew himself up and police said two attackers were killed. AFGHANISTAN

4. MINISTER RECALLS MLK’S WORDS OF NONVIOLENCE AT NEWTOWN
The Rev. James A. Forbes says the civil rights leader’s words “are needed now more than ever” after the deadly school shooting. SCHOOL SHOOTING-COMMUNITY SERVICE

5. HOW ‘BRAIN PACEMAKERS’ MIGHT SLOW ALZHEIMER’S
Currents from tiny wires inserted into holes drilled in a patient’s skull could offer hope for staving off dementia. HEALTHBEAT-ALZHEIMER’S IMPLANTS

6. INDICTED MEGAUPLOAD FOUNDER LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE
Half a million users registered for Kim Dotcom’s “Mega” site in 14 hours. NEW ZEALAND-KIM DOTCOM

7. SON FACES MURDER CHARGES IN NEW MEXICO FAMILY SLAYING
Police say the 15-year-old killed his Fire Department chaplain father, mother and their three children aged 2 to 9. NEW MEXICO SHOOTING

8.  WHY SOME CAN’T CALL OUT SICK IN A NASTY FLU SEASON
More than 40 million Americans work for companies that don’t pay for sick leave, as New York City considers a proposal to mandate it. FLU SEASON-SICK LEAVE

9. WHY OBAMA CAN THANK HIP-HOP
John Legend, who was honored at the Hip-Hop Inaugural Ball along with MC Lyte and Doug E. Fresh, says the genre played its part in electing America’s first black president. INAUGURATION-HIP-HOP BALL

10. COACHING BROTHERS TO FACE OFF IN SUPER BOWL
John Harbaugh’s Baltimore Ravens will play younger brother Jim Harbaugh’s 49ers in New Orleans on Feb. 3. SUPER BOWL LOOKAHEAD


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

 



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