Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. CALIFORNIA SHOOTER SHOWED PIOUS, PEACEFUL SIDE IN PUBLIC PERSONA
Friends are mystified how Syed Farook, a young family man with a government job, could be responsible for the commando-style assault that killed 14 people during a holiday party attended by co-workers.
2. EGYPTIAN NIGHT SPOT ATTACKED
A firebomb assault on a nightclub in Cairo kills 16 people and wounds three others, authorities say, reportedly by two young men who were refused entry.
3. 'IT'S TIME THEY OPEN'
The trendy cafe La Bonne Biere, where five people were killed by gunmen in the Paris carnage, reopens for business.
4. WHO IS HOLDING KEY SYRIAN MEETING
Saudi Arabia is hosting opposition groups and rebel factions next week to build unity ahead of peace talks with Damascus officials early next year.
5. WHY CHICAGO SHOOTING AUDIO WAS DECEPTIVE
Hours after Chicago officials released audio-free dashcam video of a white officer fatally shooting a black teen, a 35-second excerpt with sound appeared online, but experts, police and the AP conclude it was bogus.
6. TRUMP PICKED STOCK FRAUD FELON AS AIDE
The real estate mogul tapped Felix Sater to be a senior business adviser to his empire even after Sater's past involvement in a mafia-linked stock fraud scheme had become public, AP's Jeff Horwitz finds.
7. WHAT ECONOMIC QUESTIONED REMAINS UNANSWERED
As the government prepares to issue the November jobs report, will the U.S. job market finally be healthy enough to lift Americans' long-stagnant pay?
8. GRUNGE ROCKER DIES WHILE ON TOUR
Scott Weiland, former frontman for the Stone Temple Pilots, battled substance abuse and died in his sleep on his tour bus in Minnesota. He was 48.
9. CHARLIE SHEEN'S EX SUES
The "Two and a Half Men" star's ex-fiancee Brett Rossi sues the actor over HIV exposure and other alleged abuse.
10. PACKERS WIN ON DESPERATION HEAVE
Aaron Rodgers throws a 61-yard touchdown pass to Richard Rodgers with no time left to give Green Bay a stunning 27-23 victory over the Detroit Lions.