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This image released by the FBI shows a photo of Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis. Alexis, who killed 12 people in last year's rampage at Washington's Navy Yard lied so convincingly to Veterans Affairs doctors before the shootings that they concluded he had no mental health issues despite serious problems and encounters with police during the same period, according to a review by The Associated Press of his confidential medical files. (AP Photo/FBI)

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FILE - This file photo provided Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in the bombings on April 15, 2013 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)
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Appeals Court Judge Alessandro Nencini, center, reads out the verdict for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher, in Florence, Italy, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Fabrizio Giovannozzi)
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, photo, a Pakistani soldier scans an area with a metal detector during a training session at the Counter IED Explosives and Munitions School, in Risalpur, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
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This undated frame grab provided by Anheuser-Busch shows the company's 2014 Super Bowl commercial entitled “Puppy Love”. The ad will run in the fourth quarter of the game. (AP Photo/Anheuser-Busch)
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In this Jan. 28, 2014 photo, Daniela Rodriguez laughs with friends as she waits outside Ireland's consulate in Caracas, Venezuela. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, speaks while NFL comissioner Roger Goodell, center, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, look on during a ceremony unveiling the Roman numerals for Super Bowl XLVIII on Super Bowl Boulevard Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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

1. AP EXCLUSIVE: NAVY YARD GUNMAN LIED CONVINCINGLY TO DOCTORS

Veterans Affairs evaluators concluded Aaron Alexis had no mental health issues, documents obtained by AP show.

2. VICTIMS OF BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING HAVE RANGE OF REACTIONS TO RULING

"It shows that if you are going to terrorize our country, you are going to pay with your life," one says of government's decision to seek death penalty.

3. HOW EXTRADITION COULD PLAY OUT IN AMANDA KNOX CASE

U.S. State Department would evaluate a request from Italy, and both law and politics would factor into decision.

4. AP EXCLUSIVE: INSIDE PAKISTAN ARMY'S BOMB SCHOOL

Rebecca Santana is first reporter inside facility where instructors teach Pakistani forces the clever places militants hide homemade bombs.

5. SECURITY EXPERTS WORRY ABOUT SOFT TARGETS IN SOCHI

Olympic venues are tightly guarded, but Islamic militants could target vulnerable areas in or outside the sprawling resort.

6. AP FACT CHECK: HOW BAD THE NSA SECURITY LEAKS WERE

Top U.S. intelligence chief says they were the worst, but some historians cite more devastating intelligence breakdowns the past century.

7. WHERE CARS LACK AIR BAGS AND CRUMPLE EASILY

Some of India's most popular small cars fail crash tests because of a lack of safety requirements and little regulation.

8. 10 SUPER BOWL COMMERCIALS YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS

9. WHAT COUNTRY VENEZUELA'S YOUNG PEOPLE ARE FLEEING TO

Its economy recovering from Europe's financial crisis, Ireland has emerged as the top choice of students seeking opportunities abroad.

10. WHY BILL DE BLASIO WON'T BE AT THE SUPER BOWL SUNDAY

Even though it's being played in his own backyard, the new NYC mayor says he'll watch at home rather than foot the bill for the high-priced game.

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