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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    
1. HILLARY CLINTON TAKING CENTER STAGE AT BENGHAZI HEARING
    
She'll be the star witness in the Republican-led investigation into the deadly 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound.
    
2. ASSAD PUTS RESILIENCE ON DISPLAY
    
His surprise visit to Moscow - a first foray out in nearly five years - underscores how emboldened the Syrian leader has become and how he could survive the ruinous war.
    
3. MEDIA GET CLOSE LOOK AT MILITARY HUB IN SYRIA
    
The Russian Defense Ministry flies reporters to an air base in western Syria, giving international news organizations their first inside look at its combat operations there.
    
4. HOW BIDEN'S DECISION NOT TO RUN IN 2016 UNFOLDED
    
The vice president went right up to the brink of being a candidate, delaying his decision over and over again, before abruptly pulling the plug.
    
5.  'LET'S MEET AGAIN IN THE AFTERLIFE': WRENCHING DEPARTURES FOR KOREANS
    
Hundreds of elderly Koreans weep and embrace as they part - perhaps for good - after briefly reuniting with relatives and spouses  for the first time in more than 60 years since war tore them apart.
    
6. WHICH UNCOMMON CAUSE PAUL RYAN IS CHAMPIONING
    
The Republican, who's likely to become the next speaker of the House, has become an unlikely spokesman for balancing family life with work.

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