Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. CLEVELAND OFFICIALS URGE CALM
The city braces for protests after a grand jury votes not to indict a white Cleveland police officer for fatally shooting a 12-year-old black boy who was carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun.
2. 'AFFLUENZA' TEEN DETAINED IN MEXICO
Ethan Couch, 18, had disappeared with his mother after a video surfaced online showing he may have violated his probation for causing a drunken wreck that killed four people in Texas.
3. EX-ISRAELI PM HANDED 18-MONTH JAIL SENTENCE
Ehud Olmert, caught up in a bribery scandal, will be the first Israeli leader ever to spend time behind bars.
4. WHERE MARCO RUBIO FACES KEY TEST
The candidate is beginning a swing through Iowa, where he must beat Jeb Bush and Chris Christie to remain the clear choice for so-called establishment Republicans.
5. UNUSUAL THREAT OF FLOODING ALONG MISSISSIPPI RIVER
At a time of year when both precipitation and the river level typically are well below normal, recent warm and wet weather could result in record crests.
6. 2 ARRESTED IN ALLEGED PLOTS IN BELGIUM
The arrests follow an investigation that revealed "the threat of serious attacks" in Brussels during the holidays, the prosecutor's office says.