10 Things to Know for Today

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Posted: Jan 16, 2015 10:16 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. RAIDS IN EUROPE FOR SUSPECTED MILITANTS

Authorities say more than two dozen suspects have been arrested in Belgium, France and Germany in continuing searches for suspected terrorists.

2. AFP PHOTOGRAPHER SHOT DURING PROTEST AGAINST CHARLIE HEBDO IN PAKISTAN

The news agency's news director said Asif Hassan underwent surgery but his life does not seem in danger.

3. WHAT PONTIFF IS CALLING ON FILIPINOS TO DO

Pope Francis implores authorities to reject corruption and urges them to instead work to end the Asian nation's "scandalous" poverty.

4. JUSTICES MUST ACT FAST IF GAY MARRIAGE IS TO BE SETTLED

Time is running short for the Supreme Court to get same-sex marriage on its calendar if they want to tackle the issue before summer.

5.COURT AWAITS OHIO TERROR SUSPECT

Christopher Lee Cornell, 20, made Twitter posts sympathizing with Islamic terrorists that led to his arrest on charges that he plotted to blow up the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials.

6. BEAGLE FOUND ON MARS

The European Space Agency says its Beagle-2 lander, which had been lost on the red planet since 2003, has been found.

7. TEENAGERS ON A CRIME SPREE

An 18-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl from Kentucky are suspected of stealing multiple vehicles and using stolen checks in South Carolina and Georgia.

8. STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS JUST ISN'T WHAT IT USED TO BE

Battle lines between Obama and the new GOP-led Congress are drawn, and the administration is scrambling for new ways to break through.

9. WHICH STATE HAS TOO MUCH POT

Six months since Washington entered the legal marijuana market, a dearth of weed has turned into a glut, with growers struggling to sell their product.

10. WHO'S PLAYING AT THE SUPER BOWL

Idina Menzel and John Legend will perform before the event, and Katy Perry will do the halftime show.