Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. DEBATE NIGHT FOR VP CANDIDATES
Biden, Ryan seek to advance the cause of their tickets in a close race for the presidency — and avoid gaffes.
2. HEZBOLLAH SAYS IT SENT DRONE OVER ISRAEL
Israeli warplanes shot down the unmanned plane, but the infiltration marked a rare breach of the tightly guarded airspace.
3. CDC LOCATES MOST PEOPLE AT RISK IN MENINGITIS OUTBREAK
But federal officials warn that patients will need to keep watch for symptoms of the deadly infection for months.
4. VIDEO SHOWS NAKED STUDENT WITH OPEN ARMS BEFORE HE'S SHOT
Police say Gil Collar was acting aggressively, but lawyer for his family says the footage shows the shooting wasn't justified.
5. UK: 7 ROYAL MARINES ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF MURDER
The defense ministry says the 2011 incident followed "an engagement with an insurgent" and no civilians were involved.
6. WHEN CRAIGSLIST ADS WORK TOO WELL
Online efforts to sell black-market meds in NYC yielded willing customers — NYPD officers, who made 21 arrests.
7. WHAT YOU'LL PAY TO MAIL A LETTER IN THE U.S.
A first-class stamp will cost a penny more — 46 cents — starting Jan. 27. It's the fifth increase since 2006.
8. FBI SEEKS HELP IN COLO. GIRL'S DISAPPEARANCE
Ten-year-old Jessica Ridgeway apparently was kidnapped on her way to a park. A body was found but there's no ID yet.
9. LONE DOLPHIN, SEPARATED FROM HIS POD, PUZZLES SCIENTISTS
He's been engaging in high-risk behavior off the Cayman Islands, showing a fondness for boat propellers in motion.
10. WHO ADMITS TO STEALING $201K FROM SMALL ALABAMA TOWN
A 91-year-old woman, the mayor of River Falls for three decades, pleaded guilty to theft and resigned.