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10 things to know for Thursday

Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:

1. US GROUNDS BOEING’S DREAMLINER

The 787s cannot fly again until the risk of battery fires is addressed, the FAA decrees.

2. STAR LINEBACKER VICTIM OF A HOAX, NOTRE DAME SAYS

Manti Te’o apparently was duped into believing that a girlfriend had died of leukemia.

3. OBAMA’S GUN PROPOSALS SET UP A TOUGH FIGHT

His plan faces a doubtful future in a divided Congress where Republicans control the House.

4. WHERE AL-QAIDA FINDS ITSELF IN A STANDOFF

Militants kill two and take dozens of hostages at a natural gas complex in Algeria. Then they’re surrounded by the Algerian army.

5. ARMSTRONG WELCOMES JUDGMENT DAY

He tells the AP that he wants people to watch his interview with Oprah and then decide how candid he was.

6. WHY MORSI WANTS TO DEFUSE A ROW OVER ANTI-SEMITIC REMARKS

The Islamist president needs America’s help in repairing Egypt’s rapidly sliding economy.

7. KEY AREAS OF PAKISTANI CAPITAL PARALYZED

Anti-government protests by thousands of supporters of a fiery Muslim cleric are roiling Islamabad.

8. HOW THE PAY OF AMERICA’S BEST-KNOWN BANKER’S PAY IS SHRINKING

JPMorgan’s Dimon will see his salary fall by more than half to $11.5 million — fallout from an embarrassing trading loss last year.

9. THE BOUNCE HOUSE: FROM BACKYARDS TO OUTER SPACE

NASA and a private company hope to increase astronauts’ comfort with inflatable habitats that can be deployed on the cheap.

10. ‘ZERO DARK THIRTY’ MAY GET OSCAR’S COLD SHOULDER

Uproar over the portrayal of waterboarding could handicap the film at awards time.

 
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