10 Things to Know for Today

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Posted: Jan 09, 2015 9:46 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. FRENCH FUGITIVES HOLED UP NORTHEAST OF PARIS

The two brothers suspected of killing 12 people at a French satirical newspaper appear to have taken a hostage in a printing house northeast of Paris, where another hostage situation broke out in a kosher market.

2. RADICALIZATION IN EUROPE TAKING ON NEW FORM

Security experts say it's now an Internet-driven, generalized rage against Western society that can burst into the open at any time.

3. GOP-LED CONGRESS CLOSER TO A CLASH WITH OBAMA

House Republicans are on track to pass legislation to authorize the construction of the contentious Keystone XL oil pipeline.

4. AP SOURCES: U.S. DID NOT 'HACK BACK' AGAINST NORTH KOREA

It was not immediately clear even within the Obama administration whether rogue hackers or other governments disrupted North Korea's networks last month.

5. OBAMA PROPOSES 'FREE' COMMUNITY COLLEGE

But administration officials provide no details about the program's costs or where the money would come to pay for it.

6. CENSORS STRIKE AGAIN AS CHINA BANS CLEAVAGE ON TV SHOW

A series chronicling China's most famous empress returns with no more low-cut necklines, leading to mocking on social media.

7. IN THE FIGHT AGAINST EBOLA

The World Health Organization says the two leading vaccines appear safe and will soon be tested on volunteers in West Africa.

8. WHAT JOKE GOT BILL COSBY A LOUD OVATION

The embattled comedian jokingly warned a woman in the audience during a show in Canada to be careful drinking around him when she told him she was going to the lobby for a beverage.

9. WHAT'S COMING TO CARS A LOT SOONER

Smartphone apps on dash displays, cruise control that adapts to cars around it, remote engine starting and more.

10. SEAHAWKS GAME SITE OF EARTHQUAKE EXPERIMENT

Seismologists prepare to monitor another fan-generated "beast quake" at Seattle's NFL playoff game to test technology that could provide an early warning of underground vibrations.