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January 14, 2013

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1. FRENCH BOMBS HIT CENTRAL MALI

Military forces widened their campaign against Islamic extremists with new airstrikes Monday.

2. OBAMA'S ISRAEL PROBLEM

The president has a testy relationship with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who hosted Republican Mitt Romney during the presidential campaign.

3. ARMSTRONG TO BREAK SILENCE ON DOPING

The disgraced cyclist tells the AP he's "ready to speak candidly" at a no-holds-barred interview Monday with Oprah Winfrey.

4. "ARGO," ''LES MISERABLES" TAKE HOME GOLDEN GLOBES

The films were named best drama and best comedy/musical and picked up awards for Ben Affleck, Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway.

5. OFF-THE-CHARTS SMOG IN CHINA

Beijing schools kept children from going outside and people were looking for face masks and air purifiers.

6. INDIA GANG RAPE SUSPECTS BACK IN COURT

The five men charged with the rape and killing of a woman aboard a New Delhi bus are moving to a "fast-track" court created after national outrage over the attack.

7. JODIE FOSTER'S "COMING-OUT" SPEECH

The actress thanked her former partner of 20 years at the Golden Globes and suggested that actors who publicly come out should protect their privacy.

8. WHAT MIGHT BECOME OF SCHOOL SHOOTING SITE

Some Newtown, Conn., residents want the elementary school demolished; others want it renovated.

9. ALL ABOUT THE LITTLE 2014 CORVETTE

GM unveils its revamped storied sports car, with a 6.2-liter, 450-horsepower engine and styling with nods to the '63 Sting Ray.

10. WHOSE SUPER BOWL DREAMS ARE STILL ALIVE

San Francisco faces Atlanta for the NFC championship and New England hosts Baltimore in the AFC.

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