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January 26, 2014

10 Things to Know for Monday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. GUNMAN’S JOURNAL FOUND

Police say the 19-year-old shooter expressed unhappiness in his writings, but left no clear clue as to why he killed two workers at a Maryland mall.

2. PREGNANT BRAIN-DEAD WOMAN TAKEN OFF LIFE SUPPORT

A Texas hospital, after resisting, heeds a court order — and the family’s wishes — in halting all medical treatment.

3. SYRIA PEACE TALKS PRODUCE LIMITED DEAL

Women and children will be allowed to leave the besieged city of Homs under an agreement reached by the government and opposition.

4. RAP DUO HONORED AT GRAMMYS

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis win for best new artist — after the Grammy rap committee almost ousted the duo from its categories.

5. WHO’S THE NEW FACE OF FOOD STAMPS

In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps.

6. OBAMA READY TO GO IT ALONE

Previewing the president’s State of the Union speech, his advisers say he’s prepared, if necessary, to take unilateral action to close the gap between rich and poor Americans.

7. HIMMLER MEMORABILIA MADE PUBLIC

The trove left by the Nazi leader includes letters in which both he and his wife denigrate Jews.

8. HOW VATICAN CEREMONY WENT AWRY

Two doves released from the pope’s window as a peace gesture are attacked by a seagull and a large crow.

9. SNEEZING FOR SCIENCE

In a quest for better vaccines, U.S. government doctors are deliberately giving dozens of volunteers the flu.

10. WHERE HOCKEY FOUND AN UNUSUAL HOME

The NHL’s Rangers and Devils play a game on a rink set up on the baseball field at Yankee Stadium.

 

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