Your daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. PISTORIUS INVESTIGATOR FACES ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES
2. SYRIA CAR BOMB KILLS 35
3. MIDWEST SNOWSTORM BEARS DOWN
4. A FIX FOR BOEING'S 787
Boeing will propose a way to repair the faulty batteries that have kept the jets grounded for more than a month.
5. HACKING PROBE SHIFTS BALANCE OF POWER IN CYBER-WARS
The AP’s Anne Flaherty says Mandiant’s report on China is a victory for the $30 billion-a-year computer security industry.
6. IS THAT TEST REALLY NECESSARY?
A medical coalition lists over 130 overused treatments, including repeated colonoscopies.
7. A POSSIBLE BOOST FOR SAME-SEX UNIONS
Obama is considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California’s gay marriage ban.
8. WHAT’S IN THE WATER AT A LOS ANGELES HOTEL
Health officials are releasing test results today of the Cecil Hotel’s water after a woman’s corpse was found in a cistern on the roof.
9. HOW MUCH JUNK FOOD YOU’RE EATING
A study says adults get about 11 percent of their calories from fast food restaurants.
10. A TEASE, BUT NO LOOK AT THE NEW PLAYSTATION
Sony says PS4 adds a touch pad, motion control and a “share” button, but wouldn’t reveal a model.