10 Things to Know for Thursday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. 'FISCAL CLIFF' FIXES THAT AMERICANS FAVOR
People want to raise taxes on the rich — but show little appetite for cuts to Social Security and Medicare, an AP poll shows. 2. IN EGYPT, BOTH SIDES DIG IN FOR A LONG STRUGGLE Opposition vows more protests unless the constitution drafted by Morsi's Islamist allies is rescinded. 3. WHO MIGHT BE WILLING TO TAKE ASSAD IF HE FLEES The White House says several nations in the Middle East and elsewhere have offered asylum. 4. WASHINGTON STATE TOKERS GET SET FOR A 'PUFF-IN' Just as marijuana is legalized, smokers plan to break the law by smoking pot in public. 5. AN UNUSUAL ARGUMENT AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY An Ohio death row inmate who weighs about 450 pounds says he's too obese to be put to death humanely. 6. HOW TAX MONEY MEANT TO COMBAT TERROR IS BEING SPENT Among wasteful projects cited in a government report: An underwater robot for a Midwest city with no major rivers or lakes nearby. 7. WHAT NEARLY STOPPED DAVE BRUBECK'S GROUNDBREAKING RECORDING Columbia execs at first blocked the release of "Time Out" because people "can't dance to these rhythms," recalled the jazz legend, who died Wednesday. 7. LOWERING THE WALL BETWEEN CHURCH AND STATE A cadet quits West Point shortly before graduation, voicing the most recent objections to the prevalence of religion in the U.S. military. 9. A BETTER WAY TO UNCOVER DEFECTS IN UNBORN BABIES A study finds that scanning the genes of a fetus reveals far more about possible health risks than current testing. 10. WHY ARCHITECT OSCAR NIEMEYER WAS SYNONYMOUS WITH BRAZIL The designer of the futuristic capital Brasilia, who died Wednesday, recreated the country's sensuous curves in landmark buildings across the world.


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