Ten Things You Need to Know Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
The defense worker had a valid pass for the high-security installation where he shot and killed 12.
Aaron Alexis was a convert to Buddhism – but also flashed a temper that led to at least two earlier run-ins with police.
A vast system of cables and pulleys is used to winch the Costa Concordia from the reef off Italy where it ran aground in 2012.
They say evidence of a deadly chemical weapons attack last month in Syria could have been manipulated in the rebel-controlled stricken neighborhoods.
As images of dramatic rescues and crumbling roads circulate widely, officials worry that Colorado's billion-dollar tourism industry will take a hit.
An AP survey of more than two dozen economists suggests that global growth will remain sluggish this year and next.
The fact that the new Miss America is of Indian descent may prove that people of color can enter the cultural mainstream in ways that once seemed closed.
Brazil plans to divorce itself from the U.S.-centric Internet over Washington's online spying – a potentially dangerous first step toward fracturing the global network.
Neil Patrick Harris, beyond being able to sing, dance and act, is also a talented magician.
Already, three games have been disrupted by threatening weather, mostly lightning.