10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Southwest Airlines Flight 4013 sits at the M. Graham Clark Downtown Airport in Hollister, Mo., Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. The plane was supposed to land at the nearby Branson Airport on Sunday evening, but instead landed at Clark Airport, also known as Taney County Airport, which has a much shorter runway than at Branson, about 7 miles away. (AP Photo/Springfield News-Leader, Valerie Mosley)

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. WHO'S SIGNING UP FOR 'OBAMACARE' So far an older, costlier crowd is enrolling for president's health insurance, with fewer healthy, younger people who will be needed to keep the premiums down. 2. SAFE WATER RETURNS FOR SOME AFTER W.VA. SPILL
Up to a quarter of the 300,000 residents whose water was contaminated after a chemical leak can use it again, once they flush their systems. 3. 'SKELETONS WITH YELLOW SKIN' That's how Umm Hassan, a mother of two toddlers, describes starving Syrian refugees in the beseiged Yarmouk camp outside Damascus, where women brave sniper fire to forage for food. 4. NEW JERSEY'S GOVERNOR EXPECTED TO EXPLAIN Chris Christie must touch upon the traffic jam scandal when he gives his State of the State address on Tuesday. 5. 'I'M SORRY TO TELL YOU WE LANDED AT THE WRONG AIRPORT' Southwest Airlines grounds two pilots who mistakenly set down their Boeing 737 with 124 passengers at a small Missouri airfield instead of nearby Branson Airport. 6. SENATE POSTPONES TEST VOTE ON UNEMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION As drafted, the legislation would restore federal jobless benefits for some 1.3 million people who have exhausted their state-provided support. 7. DESIGNER OF AK-47 EXPRESSED REMORSE "If my assault rifle took people's lives, it means that I, Mikhail Kalashnikov, ... son of a farmer and Orthodox Christian am responsible for people's deaths," he said in a letter last April, a few months before he died. 8. JAPANESE COMPANY ACQUIRES JIM BEAM, MAKER'S MARK The sale comes at a time when bourbon — a type of American whisky that is made primarily of corn and typically distilled in Kentucky — is enjoying a global renaissance. 9. WHY 'OCTOMOM' IS CHARGED WITH WELFARE FRAUD Nadya Suleman, who has 14 children, has been accused of failing to report $30,000 in earnings while collecting public assistance. 10. GO OMAHA! PEYTON MANNING GIVES SHOUTOUT The Denver Broncos quarterback can't stop talking about Nebraska's largest city, and officials there are willing to pay him to keep it up.


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