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Egyptians gather as police inspect the Imbaba courthouse after an early morning explosion damaged the building despite a massive security operation to protect polling stations and voters, in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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FILE - This June 6, 2013 file photo shows the sign outside the National Security Agency campus in Fort Meade, Md. Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store Americans’ phone records to help the NSA’s surveillance programs. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
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This undated activist photo provided by the group Palestinians of Syria shows Israa al-Masri, a baby who later died of hunger-related illness on Jan. 11, 2014 in the Palestinian neighborhood of Yarmouk in Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo/Palestinians of Syria)
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The La Villa Independent School District's farm sits locked up in La Villa, Texas, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Sherman)
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Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco, front, walks out to update reporters after an argument between patrons over texting sparked a shooting that left one person dead and another injured in a Pasco County movie theater Monday Jan. 13, 2014, sheriff's officials said. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Brendan Fitterer)

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

1. LOTS OF SECURITY AS EGYPTIANS VOTE ON CONSTITUTION

Some 160,000 soldiers and 200,000 policemen are guarding Cairo polling stations in the post-Morsi vote.

2. SPENDING BILL COULD END BUDGET BATTLE

The House votes Wednesday on a measure that maintains rent subsidies for the poor, gives federal civilian and military workers a 1 percent raise and beefs up security at U.S. embassies.

3. PHONE RECORDS' STORAGE A STICKING POINT

The government may ask telephone companies to hold on to the details for security purposes, but the companies are balking.

4. POLICE ACQUITTED IN HOMELESS MAN'S VIDEOTAPED DEATH

Now the FBI says it will determine whether to take federal action against the former Fullerton, Calif., officers.

5. 'SKELETONS WITH YELLOW SKIN'

That's how a mother describes starving Syrian refugees in camp outside Damascus, where women brave sniper fire to forage for food.

6. HOW CHRISTIE IS TRYING TO REBOUND

The embattled New Jersey governor will propose longer school days, but that could anger the teachers union.

7. WATER BILL DISPUTE SHUTS SOME TEXAS CLASSROOMS

The city of La Villa imposed an increase but the school district refused to pay, so the doors closed. "We need to get back to school," one student says.

8. POLICE: MOVIE THEATER DISPUTE OVER TEXTING SPURS FATAL SHOOTING

A retired Tampa, Fla., police captain is charged with second-degree murder before a screening of "Lone Survivor."

9. WHAT KIM DOTCOM'S PLANNING NOW

The indicted Internet entrepreneur says he's starting a political party in New Zealand, though he can't be a candidate.

10. WHERE YOU CAN SEE VINTAGE FOOTBALL TRADING CARDS

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is putting some 150 on exhibition Jan. 24-Feb. 10, including a series from 1894.

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