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January 22, 2014

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1. BEHIND PEACE TALKS, A BLOODY BACKDROP

The Syrian conflict has evolved into one of the most savage civil wars in decades, making reconciliation ever more difficult.

2. DOCUMENTS REVEAL CHURCH IN CHICAGO SHIELDED SUSPECTED ABUSERS

For decades, the nation's third-largest archdiocese moved accused priests from parish to parish while hiding the clerics' histories from the public.

3. DOUBLE WEATHER WHAMMY FOR THE EASTERN US

A big snowstorm is expected to be followed by bitter cold as arctic air from Canada streams in.

4. RUSSIANS SEARCHING FOR FEMALE SUICIDE BOMBERS

Police leaflets contain warnings about three potential bombers targeting the Winter Olympics, including an Islamic militant who is feared to already have arrived in Sochi.

5. WHY FRAT AT ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN SUSPENDED

Tau Kappa Epsilon hosted a party to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day that featured racist stereotypes and offensive costumes.

6. FORMER VA. GOV. BOB MCDONNELL, WIFE INDICTED

The 14-count indictment portrays the former governor as deep in credit card debt even before he took office and willing to accept lavish gifts.

7. WHAT OBAMA, POPE HAVE IN COMMON

The men, who'll meet at the Vatican in March, may differ on some social issues but they have similar views on poverty and income inequality.

8. MORE BAD NEWS FOR TORONTO'S MAYOR

A new video of Rob Ford shows him swearing and slurring his words while apparently imitating a Jamaican accent.

9. WHO'LL WIN GRAMMYS

Among other predictions, the AP's Chris Talbott says Lordes' "Royals" will win record of the year, while colleague Mesfin Fekadu favors Daft Punk's "Get Lucky."

10. ANGRY PLAYERS WANTED A-ROD BOOTED FROM UNION

They spoke during a conference call after Rodriguez sued the union and MLB to overturn an arbitrator's decision suspending him for 2014, an AP source says.

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