Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. POPE PRESSURED TO ACT ON ABUSE
In a scathing report, a U.N. panel calls on the Vatican to immediately remove all priests known or suspected to be child molesters.
2. HOW HAGEL IS DEALING WITH ETHICAL LAPSES IN THE MILITARY
The defense secretary orders Pentagon leaders to "put renewed emphasis on developing moral character and moral courage in our force."
3. AIRLINES FLYING TO RUSSIA URGED TO BEWARE
The Department of Homeland Security warns that terrorists may try to smuggle explosives onto planes in toothpaste tubes.
4. TEXAS CARRIES OUT RARE EXECUTION OF A FEMALE INMATE
Convicted killer Suzanne Basso is just the 14th woman executed in the U.S. since the Supreme Court allowed capital punishment to resume in 1976.
5. WEARY NORTHEAST RESIDENTS SOCKED AGAIN
The second winter storm of the week cancels classes, closes government and business offices, and causes more than 1 million power outages.
6. CVS SNUFFING OUT SMOKES
The U.S. drugstore chain says it won't sell cigarettes, cigars or chewing tobacco after Oct. 1.
7. A BIONIC HAND WITH BETTER SENSE OF TOUCH
With the prototype prosthetic, an amputee is able to feel differences between a bottle, a baseball and an orange.
8. WHAT'S NEXT FOR CLAY AIKEN
The former "American Idol" contestant says he's running for Congress in his native North Carolina.
9. SEYMOUR HOFFMAN REMEMBERED
Broadway theaters dim their lights in memory of the Tony Award-nominated actor as members of the theater community hold a candlelight vigil.
10. WHO'S EXPANDING ITS NFL COVERAGE
CBS has won the rights to air eight Thursday night games next season.