10 Things to Know for today

10 Things to Know for today

January 10th, 2013 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

Vice President Joe Biden

Photo by Associated Press/Times Free Press.

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

1) WHITE HOUSE REACHES OUT TO GUN OWNERS

Vice President Joe Biden is sitting down today with sportsmen and the National Rifle Association as he develops Obama's gun control plan.

2) WHY LIKELY TREASURY NOMINEE NEEDS TO WORK ON HIS PENMANSHIP

Jack Lew's signature - which would appear on dollar bills - amounts to little more than seven loopy scribbles.

3) INAUGURATION SEATS FOR THE HIGHEST BIDDER

Tickets for Obama's swearing-in are being peddled on eBay and Craigslist for up to $2,000 apiece.

4) THE MOST DANGEROUS NATION

A study says more Americans die of violent deaths than in any other wealthy country in the world.

5) AILING PRESIDENT'S SWEARING-IN

Today's ceremony was indefinitely postponed for Hugo Chavez while he battles cancer.

6) INDIA GANG RAPE SUSPECTS GO TO COURT

A lawyer for three of the five men hinted police tampered with evidence in the assault and killing of a young woman aboard a moving bus.

7) PASSENGERS THROWN FROM FERRY IN NYC CRASH

At least 70 people were hurt when the Seastreak Wall Street slammed into a lower Manhattan dock.

8) AN IPAD FOR TODDLERS

The iPotty, introduced at an international electronics show in Las Vegas, attaches a brightly colored tablet to the plastic potty.

9) STEROIDS CAST A LONG SHADOW

For only the second time in four decades, no player is selected for baseball's Hall of Fame.

10) WHO'S ON THE LIST FOR HOLLYWOOD'S BIGGEST NIGHT

"Lincoln," ''Zero Dark Thirty" and "Les Miserables" are all favorites to become multiple Oscar nominees at 8:38 a.m.