Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times in EST):
Ed Koch, the combative, acid-tongued politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin and embodied New York chutzpah for the rest of the world, dies at 88.
A new national alert system recently rolled out to cellphones that a child had been abducted has officials worried people will choose to opt out if their phones come to life unexpectedly.
At 10 a.m., NASA will honor the seven astronauts who perished when the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated over Texas 10 years ago.
AP's Lara Jakes finds that the U.S. is struggling to confront an uptick in threats from the world's newest jihadist hot spot — North Africa.
The January employment report released at 8:30 a.m. is expected to show that job growth remained steady last month even though Americans began receiving smaller paychecks that could keep the economy sluggish.
The port, not far from the Strait of Hormuz, gives Beijing another foothold in one of the most sensitive parts of the world.
Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony is relieved of his remaining duties as church releases thousands of pages of personnel files of priests accused of sexual abuse.
Opponents of Islamist President Morsi demand dismissal of the Cabinet and amendment of the recently approved constitution to remove elements they say could limit freedoms.
Grand Central, once in danger of being demolished, is celebrating its 100th birthday with speeches, a brass band and a rollback to 1913 prices.