10 Things to Know for December 20, 2012
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Thursday:
An AP investigation finds more than 4,700 players packed on rapid weight in a season without drawing much attention from schools or the NCAA.
Teachers are allowed to carry concealed guns in public schools in Harrold, where the nearest sheriff's office is 30 minutes away.
Four State Department officials resign under pressure after a damning report blaming higher-ups for lax security.
Reinstating an assault weapons ban is one possibility as the president pledges new proposals by January.
The U.S. Mint says a penny costs more than two cents and a nickel costs 11 cents to make and distribute.
The first big storm of the season heads to the Midwest after dumping more than a foot of snow in the Rockies.
Thousands protested to end harassment and violence after the gang-rape of a 23-year-old woman on a bus in New Delhi.
Surveillance video shows that after shimmying down the high-rise jail, Kenneth Conley and Joseph Banks hopped into a taxi.
Olivia Culpo, a 20-year-old Boston University student and self-described "cellist nerd," beat 88 other beauty queens to take the title in Las Vegas.
Seven of the world's 10 countries with the most upbeat attitudes are in Latin America, a poll says.