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What might have caused NYC derailment.  The train's engineer says he nodded at the controls -- and didn't catch himself until it was too late, according to a union official. By Carlos Otero What might have caused NYC derailment. The train's engineer says he nodded at the controls -- and didn't catch himself until it was too late, according to a union official. By Carlos Otero
Detroit gets go-ahead for bankruptcy.  The judge's ruling sets the stage for officials to confront $18 billion in debt with a plan that might pay creditors just pennies on the dollar. By Carlos Otero Detroit gets go-ahead for bankruptcy. The judge's ruling sets the stage for officials to confront $18 billion in debt with a plan that might pay creditors just pennies on the dollar. By Carlos Otero
Fresh warning flag on "Obamacare."  A government watchdog warns that the IRS might not be able to detect fraudulent claims for health insurance subsidies. By Brendan Marks Fresh warning flag on "Obamacare." A government watchdog warns that the IRS might not be able to detect fraudulent claims for health insurance subsidies. By Brendan Marks
Banner day for cyber sales.  Online shoppers set a record Monday, with e-commerce spending rising 18 percent from last year to $1.74 billion. By Justin Sullivan Banner day for cyber sales. Online shoppers set a record Monday, with e-commerce spending rising 18 percent from last year to $1.74 billion. By Justin Sullivan
Arafat didn't die of radioactive poisoning, French scientists say.  The results contradict earlier findings by a Swiss lab, and mean it's still unclear how the Palestinian leader died nine years ago. By Carlos Otero Arafat didn't die of radioactive poisoning, French scientists say. The results contradict earlier findings by a Swiss lab, and mean it's still unclear how the Palestinian leader died nine years ago. By Carlos Otero

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

1. WHAT MIGHT HAVE CAUSED NYC DERAILMENT

   The train's engineer says he nodded at the controls -- and didn't catch himself until it was too late, according to a union official.

2. DETROIT GETS GO-AHEAD FOR BANKRUPTCY

   The judge's ruling sets the stage for officials to confront $18 billion in debt with a plan that might pay creditors just pennies on the dollar.

3. FRESH WARNING FLAG ON `OBAMACARE'

   A government watchdog warns that the IRS might not be able to detect fraudulent claims for health insurance subsidies.

4. BANNER DAY FOR CYBER SALES

   Online shoppers set a record Monday, with e-commerce spending rising 18 percent from last year to $1.74 billion.

5. ARAFAT DIDN'T DIE OF RADIOACTIVE POISONING, FRENCH SCIENTISTS SAY

   The results contradict earlier findings by a Swiss lab, and mean it's still unclear how the Palestinian leader died nine years ago.

6. WHERE IT FEELS LIKE FEBRUARY

   A massive cold front in the West plunges temperatures as much as 40 degrees below normal.

7. HE PRAYED FOR A MIRACLE -- AND GOT ONE

   A Nigerian survived three days in an air pocket in an upended boat about 100 feet down in the Atlantic. A video of his dramatic rescue has gone viral on the Internet.

8. WHO'S STOCKING BLANKETS AND SPACE HEATERS

   Aid workers at a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, home to 120,000, are rushing to winterize, trying to avoid a repeat of last year's misery.

9. COST OF OVERWORK CATCHING UP TO EMPLOYERS

   Companies are stepping in to dial down the constant connectivity that has workers on the job long after they leave the office.

10. BILLY JOEL SETTLING IN AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

   The Piano Man says he'll perform monthly at the famed New York City venue for as long as fans come to see him.

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