Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:
1. THE SECOND WOMAN IN THE PETRAEUS CASE
A U.S. official says Jill Kelley, a longtime friend of the former CIA director and his wife, was getting harassing emails from Paula Broadwell, leading to the FBI investigation.
2. AFGHAN CHILDREN DESCRIBE MASSACRE
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales maintains a calm composure as they testified about the bloodbath that left their parents and other loved ones dead.
3. ANOTHER AFTERMATH OF SANDY: DISASTER VOYEURS
While residents and volunteers on Staten Island try to clean up after the storm, they also must deal with gawking tourists sneaking a look at the damage.
4. SYRIAN JET BOMBS AREA 30 FEET FROM TURKISH BORDER
Ambulances are bringing the injured over the border into Turkey where at least six have been declared dead and dozens more are injured..
5. HOW FAMILIES COPE AFTER A DEADLY BLAST
Residents of an Indianapolis neighborhood can’t return to their homes after a blast killed two people and damaged up to 31 homes.
6. GREEK CRISIS SPARKS A RAGE AGAINST FOREIGNERS
As Greece sinks further into economic misery, police are seeing a rising wave of extreme-right violence against dark-skinned migrants.
7. WHAT THE BBC IS DOING TO DEAL WITH ITS SCANDAL
The head of the broadcaster’s governing body is calling for a “thorough, radical structural overhaul” after the bungling of reports that powerful Britons sexually abused children.
8. U.S. COLLEGES GET A MORE INTERNATIONAL LOOK
The full out-of-state tuition foreign students pay may be a factor in their increased numbers at universities.
9. FINDING HUMOR IN THE STORM TRAGEDY
New York’s comedy clubs deal with a bad situation like they always do — by turning Sandy into a running punchline.
10. WHO THE LAKERS HIRED AS THEIR NEW COACH
Mike D’Antoni got the job over former Lakers coach Phil Jackson.
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Lisa Montgomery embraces her nephew Thursday after a tornado tore apart her home in Cleburne, Texas. The twister killed six people and destroyed entire swaths of the North Texas town.
Credit: AP/LM Otero
Jack McMahon, the defense attorney for abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, speaks outside the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia Tuesday. His client was convicted of killing three babies in his clinic, and will serve multiple life sentences.
Credit: AP/Matt Rourke
A photo taken Monday captures Vice President Joe Biden's response to a Milwaukee second-grader's innovative proposal to end America's epidemic of gun violence. This guy!
Credit: AP/Jenny Aicher
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., flanked by a grouper-eyed Michele Bachmann, addresses the IRS' admission that it targeted Tea Party groups in advance of the 2012 election. In an op-ed for CNN Thursday, the Kentucky senator slammed the president for his faux outrage.
Credit: AP/Molly Riley
Ousted IRS chief Steven Miller is sworn in on Capitol Hill Friday. Miller testified before the House Ways and Means Committee on the extra scrutiny the agency gave conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status.
Credit: AP/J. Scott Applewhite
Attorney General Eric Holder pauses as he testifies on Capitol Hill before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday. Holder is under fire, among other things, for the Justice Department's gathering of phone records at the Associated Press.
Credit: AP/Carolyn Kaster
O.J. Simpson sits during an evidentiary hearing at Clark County District Court in Las Vegas, Nev., Thursday. Simpson, who is currently serving a nine-to-33-year sentence in state prison for armed robbery and kidnapping, is using a writ of habeas corpus to seek a new trial.
Credit: AP/Las Vegas Review-Journal/Jeff Scheid
Major Tom to ground control: On Sunday astronaut Chris Hadfield recorded the first music video from space, a cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity."
Credit: AP/NASA/Chris Hadfield
When it rains it pours. President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference Thursday with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, inexplicably inspiring an #umbrellagate Twitter meme.
Credit: AP/Jacquelyn Martin
A smoke plume rises high above a road block at the intersection of County A and Ross Road east of Solon Springs, Wis., Tuesday. No injuries were reported, but the the wildfire caused evacuations across northwestern Wisconsin.
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