10 Things to know for Thursday, Jan. 10

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

1. WHITE HOUSE REACHES OUT TO GUN OWNERS
  Vice President Joe Biden is sitting down today with sportsmen and the National Rifle Association as he develops Obama’s gun control plan. OBAMA-GUN CONTROL

2. WHY LIKELY TREASURY NOMINEE NEEDS TO WORK ON HIS PENMANSHIP
Jack Lew’s signature — which would appear on dollar bills — amounts to little more than seven loopy scribbles. LEW’S LOOPY SIGNATURE

3. INAUGURATION SEATS FOR THE HIGHEST BIDDER
Tickets for Obama’s swearing-in are being peddled on eBay and Craigslist for up to $2,000 apiece. INAUGURATION-BLACK MARKET

4. THE MOST DANGEROUS NATION
A study says more Americans die of violent deaths than in any other wealthy country in the world. UNHEALTHY NATION

5. AILING PRESIDENT’S SWEARING-IN
Today’s ceremony was indefinitely postponed for Hugo Chavez while he battles cancer. VENEZUELA-CHAVEZ

6. INDIA GANG RAPE SUSPECTS GO TO COURT
A lawyer for three of the five men hinted police tampered with evidence in the assault and killing of a young woman aboard a moving bus. INDIA-GANG RAPE

7.  PASSENGERS THROWN FROM FERRY IN NYC CRASH
At least 70 people were hurt when the Seastreak Wall Street slammed into a lower Manhattan dock. BOAT ACCIDENT-NYC

8. AN IPAD FOR TODDLERS
The iPotty, introduced at an international electronics show in Las Vegas, attaches a brightly colored tablet to the plastic potty. GADGET SHOW-WEIRD GADGETS

9. STEROIDS CAST A LONG SHADOW
For only the second time in four decades, no player is selected for baseball’s Hall of Fame. HALL OF FAME

10. WHO’S ON THE LIST FOR HOLLYWOOD’S BIGGEST NIGHT
“Lincoln,” ‘‘Zero Dark Thirty” and “Les Miserables” are all favorites to become multiple Oscar nominees at 8:38 a.m. OSCAR NOMINATIONS


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

 



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