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Al-Qaida planned to fire missiles at foreign embassies, according to Yemen. By Brendan Marks Al-Qaida planned to fire missiles at foreign embassies, according to Yemen. By Brendan Marks
While a dispute over the NSA leaker is blamed for canceling a summit, the seeds of renewed U.S.-Russia discord were planted more than a year ago. By Belo Content KMOV While a dispute over the NSA leaker is blamed for canceling a summit, the seeds of renewed U.S.-Russia discord were planted more than a year ago. By Belo Content KMOV
Lawyers say they can't watch Hasan, who was representing himself, fulfill a death wish. By KMOV Web Producer Lawyers say they can't watch Hasan, who was representing himself, fulfill a death wish. By KMOV Web Producer
Scientists say high blood sugar levels seem to raise the risk of dementia. By KMOV Web Producer Scientists say high blood sugar levels seem to raise the risk of dementia. By KMOV Web Producer
An advocacy group says "screen media a really ineffective way of teaching a baby language." By Kevork Djansezian An advocacy group says "screen media a really ineffective way of teaching a baby language." By Kevork Djansezian

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

1. DEADLY AL-QAIDA PLOT UNCOVERED, YEMEN SAYS

   The terror group planned to fire missiles at foreign embassies, according to the gulf nation.

2. US RELATIONS WITH RUSSIA FALTER

   While a dispute over the NSA leaker is blamed for canceling a summit, the seeds of renewed U.S.-Russia discord were planted more than a year ago.

3. WHAT HALTED THE FORT HOOD SHOOTING CASE

   Lawyers say they can't watch Hasan, who was representing himself, fulfill a death wish.

4. HOW BLOOD SUGAR AFFECTS YOUR BRAIN

   Scientists say higher levels seem to raise the risk of dementia.

5. WHY SMARTPHONES DON'T MAKE SMARTER BABIES

   An advocacy group says "screen media a really ineffective way of teaching a baby language."

6. EGYPT SEEKS STABILITY, END TO PROTESTS

   The military-backed interim leadership proclaims that a crackdown against two sit-ins is inevitable.

7. NEW TWIST IN TRAGIC TALE

   The suspect in the kidnapping of a 16-year-old California girl had told her he had romantic feelings for her, a friend of the girl says; he is also sought in the death of the girl's mother, and possibly also her brother.

8. A MERE $10 MILLION? THEY'LL SIT IT OUT

   The way casual players define a major lottery jackpot has changed: The prize has to be enormous to get people motivated to play Powerball, and the lottery has been revamped so huge payouts happen more often.

9. USHER'S SON'S SCARY ACCIDENT

   The 5-year-old briefly became stuck in a pool drain. Now the singer's ex-wife is seeking temporary primary custody.

10. MANNINGS REVEAL NEW TALENT

   Quarterbacks and Super Bowl MVPs Eli and Peyton Manning perform a three-minute rap in a commercial for Direct TV's "Football on Your Phone."

 

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