10 Things to Know for Today

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Posted: Jan 07, 2015 10:13 AM
10 Things to Know for Today

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

1. DEADLY ATTACK IN PARIS

France launches a massive manhunt after gunmen kill 12 people at the offices of a satirical weekly that had been criticized by Muslims.

2. TAIL OF MISSING AIRASIA PLANE FOUND IN JAVA SEA

Divers and an unmanned underwater vehicle spot a piece of wreckage, which could lead to Flight 8501's black boxes, 10 days after it disappeared.

3. EUROZONE'S FINANCIAL WOES

The currency region faces danger of falling into deflation after consumer prices fell for the first time in over five years.

4. WINTER WEATHER

Frigid air is blowing across the United States, dropping temperatures in many areas into the single digits and leading officials to issue wind chill advisories.

5. WHAT MAY BE SOON FLYING OVERHEAD

AP's Scott Mayerowitz says drones are coming to help spray crops, inspect high-voltage power lines and hover over movie sets. But for now, these ideas remain theoretical.

6. OBAMA'S APPROVAL RATING CREEPS UPWARD

The president's challenge now is figuring out how to prevent this momentum from being more than just a blip on the radar.

7. MUHAMMAD ALI RECOVERING

The boxing legend is home after being hospitalized with a severe urinary tract infection

8. WHAT IS ALL THE RAGE ABOUT NUTS

The Korean Air Lines executive who kicked a crew member off a flight for serving her nuts in a bag instead of on a dish faces official charges.

9. WHO'S BACK ON STAGE

For the first time since November, Bill Cosby performs in Canada and the reception is certain to be mixed for the embattled comedian.

10. WHERE THE HALL OF FAME FOCUS IS TURNING

Baseball writers will consider Ken Griffey Jr., Trevor Hoffman and Billy Wagner for enshrinement in Cooperstown next January.