Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. IMMIGRATION LOOMS AS IRRITANT IN RESHAPED WASHINGTON
McConnell, leader of the new GOP majority in the Senate, warns Obama against acting unilaterally, but the president won't rule out reducing deportations.
2. WHAT FUELED GOP MIDTERM VICTORY
Many voters say they were angry with both Obama and Republicans in Congress. Forced to choose, they sided with the GOP.
3. MINIVAN, CAR DRIVEN INTO BYSTANDERS IN JERUSALEM, WEST BANK
The pair of incidents and an earlier attack raise concern that Israel could be facing a new type of threat.
4. POLICE: PHILLY ABDUCTION VICTIM FOUND SAFE
The woman is spotted near Baltimore in a car with her suspected kidnapper and is rescued soon after.
5. WHY KUWAITI SENT HOME AFTER 13 YEARS AT GUANTANAMO
Fawzi al-Odah is no longer deemed too dangerous to release. He was one of the first prisoners brought to Guantanamo on suspicion of terror links.
6. 'DROP THAT PLATE RIGHT NOW'
To Arnold Abbot, feeding the homeless in a public park in Florida was an act of charity. To the city of Fort Lauderdale, the 90-year-old was committing a crime.
7. POPE SPEAKS OUT AGAINST ANNULMENT FEES
He says he objects to the practice of many Catholic dioceses of asking people seeking marriage annulments to pay hundreds of dollars.
8. WHO'S GIVING FREE TOYS TO YOUTUBERS
Toy makers are courting kids who review their products online. They're the young power brokers who will determine the gifts that will be under Christmas trees.
9. DOUBT CAST ON A-ROD'S PUBLIC DENIALS
A lawyer in the case alleges that the Yankees star has admitted to federal investigators that he used steroids supplied by the owner of the Biogenesis clinic.
10. EX-NFL CHEERLEADER ACCUSED OF SEX WITH 15-YEAR-OLD BOY
In 2005, Molly Shattuck, now 47, became the league's oldest cheerleader up to that time and cheered for the Baltimore Ravens.