Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. LOTS OF SECURITY AS EGYPTIANS VOTE ON CONSTITUTION
Some 160,000 soldiers and 200,000 policemen are guarding Cairo polling stations in the post-Morsi vote.
2. SPENDING BILL COULD END BUDGET BATTLE
The House votes Wednesday on a measure that maintains rent subsidies for the poor, gives federal civilian and military workers a 1 percent raise and beefs up security at U.S. embassies.
3. PHONE RECORDS’ STORAGE A STICKING POINT
The government may ask telephone companies to hold on to the details for security purposes, but the companies are balking.
4. POLICE ACQUITTED IN HOMELESS MAN’S VIDEOTAPED DEATH
Now the FBI says it will determine whether to take federal action against the former Fullerton, Calif., officers.
5. ‘SKELETONS WITH YELLOW SKIN’
That’s how a mother describes starving Syrian refugees in camp outside Damascus, where women brave sniper fire to forage for food.
6. HOW CHRISTIE IS TRYING TO REBOUND
The embattled New Jersey governor will propose longer school days, but that could anger the teachers union.
7. WATER BILL DISPUTE SHUTS SOME TEXAS CLASSROOMS
The city of La Villa imposed an increase but the school district refused to pay, so the doors closed. “We need to get back to school,” one student says.
8. POLICE: MOVIE THEATER DISPUTE OVER TEXTING SPURS FATAL SHOOTING
A retired Tampa, Fla., police captain is charged with second-degree murder before a screening of “Lone Survivor.”
9. WHAT KIM DOTCOM’S PLANNING NOW
The indicted Internet entrepreneur says he’s starting a political party in New Zealand, though he can’t be a candidate.
10. WHERE YOU CAN SEE VINTAGE FOOTBALL TRADING CARDS
New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is putting some 150 on exhibition Jan. 24-Feb. 10, including a series from 1894