1. EGYPT’S INTERIM PRESIDENT SWORN IN
A top judge replaces Islamist leader as the army cracks down on the Muslim Brotherhood.
2. MORSI’S “OVER MY DEAD BODY” MOMENT
In his final days in power, Egypt’s embattled president was defiant even though his allies abandoned him.
3. WHAT HEALTH CARE LAW’S DELAY MEANS FOR YOU
The change won’t affect most people but it adds to an appearance of disarray surrounding the Affordable Care Act.
4. AFTER AUTOPSIES, HOW 19 FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS WILL BE REMEMBERED
Now that post-mortems are complete, an Arizona procession is planned for Sunday, and a memorial service Tuesday.
5. THE FEARS OVER OBAMA’S FOCUS ON GLOBAL WARMING
Energy industry officials across the US warn of likely plant closures and electricity rate spikes
6. VOLCANIC ERUPTION CAUSES FLIGHT DISRUPTION IN MEXICO
Six U.S. carriers canceled flights to Mexican airports after Popocatepetl volcano started spewing hot rock and ash.
7. WHO SCOTLAND YARD IS SEEKING IN MISSING TODDLER CASE
Detectives, who say Madeleine McCann may still be alive after disappearing six years ago, want to trace 38 “persons of interest.”
8. WHY A FLIGHT FROM DC TO NEW YORK WILL TAKE 21 HOURS
A solar plane scheduled to fly into the Big Apple Sunday is designed for energy conservation, not speed.
9. WHERE 69 HOT DOGS WEREN’T HARD TO SWALLOW
Competitive-eating champ Joey Chestnut beat his own record at Coney Island, again.
10. GRAND SLAM HOPEFULS REACH WILMBLEDON WOMEN’S FINAL
Neither Lisicki nor Bartoli has ever won a trophy at the top four international tournaments.
1. EGYPT’S INTERIM PRESIDENT SWORN IN
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Newtown 911 dispatcher urged callers to take cover (Updated 2:30 p.m.)
Recordings released Wednesday of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers urged panicked callers to take cover, mobilized help and asked about the welfare of the children as the boom of gunfire could be heard at times in the background.
House votes to renew all-plastic gun ban
With the advent of 3-D printers capable of producing plastic weapons, the House voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines.
Lawyer: NY engineer had ’daze’ before train wreck
An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnosis-like “daze” and nodded at the controls just before the wreck, and by the time he caught himself it was too late, people representing him said Tuesday.
Newtown to release 911 calls from school shooting
Recordings of 911 calls from the Newtown school shooting are being released, days after a state prosecutor dropped his fight to continue withholding them despite an order to provide them to The Associated Press.
Walker autopsy complete; results to come Wednesday
Autopsies have been completed on the two bodies recovered from the fiery crash that killed “Fast & Furious” actor Paul Walker, but the results won’t be released until Wednesday, authorities said.
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High court casts doubt on frequent flyer’s lawsuit
The Supreme Court indicated Tuesday it won’t offer much help to frequent flyers who want to sue when airlines revoke their miles or their memberships.
In your face, selfie! ’Science’ also tops for 2013
Look alive, selfie. There’s another word of the year that’s not all about you.
US home prices rise just 0.2 percent in October
A measure of U.S. home prices rose only modestly in October, adding to signs that prices have stabilized after experiencing big gains earlier this year.
Year-end signups crucial test for health care site
President Barack Obama’s new and improved health care website faces yet another test in just a couple of weeks, its biggest yet. If HealthCare.gov becomes overwhelmed by an expected year-end crunch, many Americans will be left facing a break in their insurance coverage.
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