Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. OBAMA TURNS TO BUDGET EXPERT FOR CABINET PICK
Chief of staff Jack Lew would become Treasury Secretary as the administration braces for Republican battles over national debt.
2. WHITE HOUSE REACHES OUT TO GUN OWNERS
3. THE MOST DANGEROUS NATION
A study says more Americans die of violent deaths than in any other wealthy country in the world.
4. INDIA GANG RAPE SUSPECTS GO TO COURT
A lawyer says police beat the five men charged with the assault and killing of a young woman aboard a moving bus.
5. INAUGURATION SEATS FOR THE HIGHEST BIDDER
6. TROOP DEPLOYMENT KEY TO U.S.-AFGHANISTAN TALKS
7. PASSENGERS INJURED IN NYC FERRY CRASH
At least 70 people were hurt when the Seastreak Wall Street slammed into a lower Manhattan dock.
8. WILL IT BE THE DOG, THE SHOE OR THE THIMBLE
9. STEROIDS CAST A LONG SHADOW
For only the second time in four decades, no player is selected for baseball's Hall of Fame.
10. WHO'S ON THE LIST FOR HOLLYWOOD'S BIGGEST NIGHT
"Lincoln" leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, while "Life of Pi" surprisingly runs second with 11 nods.