By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. GIFFORDS LAUNCHES GUN CONTROL SITE AFTER MASS SHOOTINGS
The ex-Arizona congresswoman and her husband say they want to raise money "to balance the influence of the gun
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing an end-of-the-month deadline, the Obama administration is calling gun owner groups, victims' organizations and representatives from the video-game industry to the White House this week for discussions on potential policy
By DANIEL WAGNER and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Business Writers
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Americans stand to benefit from the latest mortgage-abuse settlement, but consumer advocates say U.S. banks may be getting the best of the deal.
Banks have agreed to pay $8.5 billion to settle
By DALE GAVLAKAssociated Press
ZAATARI, Jordan (AP) - Syrian refugees in a Jordanian camp attacked aid workers with sticks and stones on Tuesday, frustrated after cold, howling winds swept away their tents and torrential rains flooded muddy streets overnight.
Police said seven aid workers were
By BOB JOHNSONAssociated Press
PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama teenager who called himself a white supremacist is accused of plotting to attack classmates and a teacher with small homemade explosives, though his attorney argues the allegations are blown out of proportion and the teen never
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - There was plenty of horror in the courtroom as Aurora police officers gave detailed accounts of the grim scene after a gunman killed 12 and wounded dozens others during a July rampage at a packed movie theater.
What was missing Monday was an
By BOB CHRISTIE and BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured.
By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The photographs present a chilling portrait of sex and death.
A nude Jodi Arias on Travis Alexander's bed. A naked Alexander in the shower. Then minutes later, an image of Alexander stabbed and slashed nearly 30 times in the heart, back, hands and
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Inspectors will descend upon a remote Kodiak Island bay to investigate whether a Royal Dutch Shell LLC drilling vessel will need repairs after spending nearly a week aground.
The Kulluk, a circular barge with a diameter the length of three
By EMERY P. DALESIOAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - About four hours after the fishing charter boat Citation left dock on the Outer Banks to compete in one of the country's richest deep-sea fishing tournaments, crewmembers were in the fight of their lives. Something huge was hooked, but it