10 things to know for Thursday, Jan. 23: What Iran is saying about Assad's future
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Iranian President Rouhani calls for free and fair elections in Syria, saying it would respect any outcome.
The attorney general concludes that the state’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional and will no longer defend it in federal lawsuits challenging it.
Thick black smoke from burning tires engulfs Kiev as an ultimatum issued by the opposition to the president to call early election or face street rage was set to expire.
A Mexican national is executed for killing a Houston police officer despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department.
A new AP poll finds that less than a third of Americans consider Obama to be an above-average commander in chief, but nearly twice as many find him likable.
The changes to the government’s surveillance programs seek to satisfy legal, privacy and civil liberties concerns.
The nation’s uninsured rate drops modestly in January as the major coverage expansion under Obama’s health care law got underway, a survey finds.
“Benefits Street,” reality TV for austerity times, is a smash hit featuring welfare recipients, but it’s creating controversy in Britain.
A three-year experiment in South America suggests better eating habits displayed by Bert and Ernie and Cookie Monster have had a positive effect.
The Seattle Seahawks’ All-Pro cornerback says he was “surprised” by the negative reaction his postgame rant received on social media and the airwaves.