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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    
1. WHOSE COMEBACK STRATEGY BACKFIRES IN GOP DEBATE
    
Jeb Bush's attack on Marco Rubio raises new questions about his underwhelming candidacy in the primary contest he was once expected to dominate.
    
2. HOUSE GOP READY TO MAKE RYAN SPEAKER
    
Republicans hope the lawmaker can heal the splintered party's self-inflicted wounds and fashion a conservative message to woo voters in next year's elections.
    
3. IRAN JOINING INTERNATIONAL TALKS ON SYRIA
    
The country's inclusion for the first time marks recognition by the U.S. that no discussion on the Syrian future can succeed without Tehran at the table.
    
4. CHINA ENDS ONE-BABY LAW
    
Beijing lifts its decades-old policy and will now allow urban couples to have two children.
    
5. DEPUTY FIRED FOR TOSSING TEEN ACROSS MATH CLASS FLOOR
    
However, questions remain about whether the officer should have been in the classroom in the first place, and where he goes from here.
    
6. WHY SUPERSTORM ISN'T OVER FOR SOME
    
Three years after Sandy slammed the New Jersey shore, several thousand still cannot get back home due to bureaucratic red tape and disputes with insurance companies.

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