10 Things to Know for Monday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHY THE TOLL WAS SO HIGH IN BRAZIL
More than 230 were killed in Santa Maria when smoke engulfed a crowded club and panicked partiers headed for a single exit. 2. WHERE NEWS OF THE FIRE HIT HOME IN THE US Memories are still fresh in Warwick, R.I., the scene of a pyrotechnics-sparked nightclub blaze that killed 100 in 2003. 3. MORSI'S ANGRY CALL FOR CALM IN EGYPT Taking to TV, the president warns he'll do whatever is necessary to quell three days of unrest that has left more than 50 dead. 4. THE STARK NUMBERS ON AMERICAN ELDER ABUSE As many as 1 in 10 seniors may suffer some form of injury, exploitation or neglect, a number that could climb as Baby Boomers age. 5. THE SURPRISING REACH OF ACTIVITY IN THE WORLD'S CITIES Heat rising up from New York, Paris and Tokyo might be remotely warming up winters far away as Alaska, Canada, and Siberia. 6. WHO'S MAKING A SCORE ON GAS DRILLING Private landowners are reaping billions in royalties from the U.S. boom, transforming lives and livelihoods in more than a dozen states. 7. HOW SOME KIDS ARE BEING TAUGHT BETTER IN REVERSE In the technology-driven "flipped learning," classroom lectures become the homework and school time is for practice. 8. IT'S OK TO USE YOUR PHONE IN THESE THEATERS As long as you're in the "tweet seats," a growing number of venues, including some on Broadway, are good with real-time uses of social media. 9. "ARGO" PICKS UP TOP SAG HONOR The CIA thriller won for top overall cast performance, boosting its Oscar prospects. 10. THE TWO FACES YOU COULD SEE THE MOST ON SUPER SUNDAY Jack and Jackie Harbaugh, parents of the opposing coaches in the Ravens-49ers matchup, will be sought after by CBS-TV's parent cam.


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