10 things to know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. ATTACK ON PARIS NEWSPAPER LEAVES AT LEAST 12 DEAD
France raises its alert to highest level after masked gunmen storm offices of satirical paper and escape in two vehicles.
2. TAIL OF MISSING AIRASIA PLANE FOUND IN JAVA SEA
Divers and an unmanned underwater vehicle spot a piece of wreckage, which could lead to Flight 8501's black boxes, 10 days after it disappeared.
3. TERROR ATTACK STRIKES YEMEN
A suicide bomber driving a minibus with explosives kills at least 30 people as cadets gathered near a police academy in the capital, Sanaa, officials and witnesses say.
4. WHAT MAY BE SOON FLYING OVERHEAD
AP's Scott Mayerowitz says drones are coming to help spray crops, inspect high-voltage power lines and hover over movie sets. But for now, these ideas remain theoretical.
5. OBAMA'S APPROVAL RATING CREEPS UPWARD
The president's challenge now is figuring out how to prevent this momentum from being more than just a blip on the radar.
6. HOW ONE MAN HOPES TO WIN HEARTS AND MINDS
Mohamed Ahmed, a convenience store manager from Minneapolis, uses cartoons to dissuade youths from taking up arms for extremist groups.
7. WHAT IS ALL THE RAGE ABOUT NUTS
The Korean Air Lines executive who kicked a crew member off a flight for serving her nuts in a bag instead of on a dish faces official charges.
8. DON'T SOUND THE DEATH KNELL FOR THE PC JUST YET
Tablets haven't yet put PCs out to pasture and manufacturers are trying to make sure the PC stays relevant in a mobile-happy world.
9. WHO'S BACK ON STAGE
For the first time since November, Bill Cosby performs in Canada and the reception is certain to be mixed for the embattled comedian.
10. WHERE THE HALL OF FAME FOCUS IS TURNING
Baseball writers will consider Ken Griffey Jr., Trevor Hoffman and Billy Wagner for enshrinement in Cooperstown next January.