Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. A GLIMPSE INTO KILLER'S TROUBLED MIND
Hair stylists say Adam Lanza never spoke or looked at anyone during visits to their salon, and was always accompanied by his mother.
2. GUN COMPANIES' STOCK FALLS
Investors act as Washington signals a willingness to pass stricter weapons laws in the aftermath of the Connecticut school massacre.
3. WHERE BOEHNER FACES FRESH OPPOSITION
In trying to clear a path away from the "fiscal cliff," the House leader is alienating at least some of his fellow Republicans.
4. REPORT ON BENGHAZI ATTACK SENT TO CAPITOL HILL
The Obama administration is already beginning to implement recommendations contained in the classified document.
5. WHY ORGANIZED LABOR IS OPENING ITS WALLET
Political setbacks are forcing America's unions to spend huge sums just to hold their ground.
6. RIFT WIDENS BETWEEN THE US AND ISRAEL
The White House castigates the Israelis for forging ahead with plans for new settlements on land claimed by the Palestinians.
7. HOW ABDUCTION OF AN NBC CORRESPONDENT IN SYRIA WAS KEPT QUIET
Major news organizations, including the AP, agreed that publicity might further endanger Richard Engel and his TV crew.
8. SYMBOL OF ENLIGHTENMENT UNDER SEIGE
The ancient city of Alexandria is caught in the struggle between strident Egyptian Islamists and young, secular activists.
9. SUDDENLY, A CALIFORNIA TEACHER IS VERY RICH
She's declared the heir to $7.4 million in gold found in the home of a cousin who died with $1,200 in his bank account.
10. BODIES OF 'IN COLD BLOOD' GUNMEN EXHUMED
Authorities hope to link the two men through DNA to the unsolved slayings of a Florida family in 1959.