10 things to know for Friday, Dec. 27: Obama sets his sights on 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
Having signed bipartisan budget deal and defense bill that cracks down on sexual assault, raising the debt ceiling and health care law showdowns are next.
Mohammed Chatah, who had served in former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s cabinet, died along with four others.
Louisiana authorities say a man killed his ex-wife’s mother and the head of a hospital where he’d worked before fatally shooting himself, and his wife was also found dead of unknown causes.
Connecticut authorities plan to make state police documents from the investigation into last year’s Sandy Hook school massacre available Friday afternoon.
A 72-year-old development worker who was kidnapped in Pakistan by al-Qaida more than two years ago appealed to President Obama in a video released to negotiate his release.
A white Houston-area man is charged with sucker-punching an elderly black man in Katy, Texas and filming it on video.
After a weekend ice storm turned out the lights from Michigan to Maine and into Canada, many still wonder when they will get their electricity back.
The lost-and-found office’s supervisor says people often lose false teeth, along with the more common wallets and smartphones, on buses and trains.
Brides in India customarily wear as much gold jewelry as their family can afford, but new taxes mean they’re getting less for their money.
Rebekah Bradford’s pulmonary embolism could have been fatal, but she’s now competing at the U.S. team trials in Utah.