Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. 787 ANYTHING BUT A DREAM
In interviews with the AP, Boeing employees discuss how the gap between vision and reality quickly widened during production of the Dreamliner.
2. WHY GUN-CONTROL ADVOCATES FACE UPHILL CLIMB
Thanks to the maze of gun statutes and the lack of certain federal laws, there is a legal avenue to try to get any gun you want somewhere in the U.S. Gun-rights proponents say enforcing existing laws is the way to go.
3. EGYPTIANS MARK MUBARAK OUSTER
Thousands head to Cairo’s Tahrir Square in an atmosphere of tension and confrontation to mark the second anniversary of the start of the uprising that ousted the longtime dictator.
4. AS MACHINES GET SMARTER, WILL HUMANS HAVE ANYTHING LEFT TO DO?
A growing number of economists are beginning to worry that technology will throw most humans out of work permanently.
5. FEDS SAY SPORTS ARE A CIVIL RIGHT FOR DISABLED
The Education Department says students with disabilities must be given a fair shot to play on a traditional sports team or have their own leagues.
6. HOW SOME PAKISTANIS ARE HOLDING THE AFFLUENT TO ACCOUNT
Social media was the impetus that drew attention to the shooting death of a 20-year-old in one of Karachi’s most upscale neighborhoods.
7. “GONZO, MUSH!”
At the urging of a New Hampshire veterinarian, Gonzo the sled dog has made an inspiring comeback, all the more remarkable because the Alaskan husky is blind.
8. HOW WOMEN CAN QUALIFY FOR COMBAT
Under the military’s new rules, they’ll have to meet the same physical requirements as men.
9. MBAs PUT ON THEIR POKER FACE
Forget the firm handshake and networking chit chat. Business students who want a job at Caesars Entertainment were screened as potential hires while they played cards.
10. “IT SOUNDS LIKE A GIRL, DOESN’T IT?”
During a TV interview, Manti Te’o unveils voicemails from a person pretending to be his girlfriend. The person tells the Notre Dame linebacker: “I love you.”
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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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