Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. OBAMA TO OUTLINE STRATEGY TO COMBAT ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS
The president's plan may include more wide-ranging airstrikes against targets in Iraq and possibly in Syria.
2. GAY MARRIAGE DEBATE MAY BE NEARING END
A decision by the Supreme Court to step in and settle the matter could come as soon as the end of this month.
3. RAY RICE'S WIFE SPEAKS OUT
She says that taking football away from her husband is horrific, but the couple will continue to show "what real love is."
4. MAN SUSPECTED OF KILLING HIS FIVE CHILDREN
The children, ages 1 to 8, were slain in South Carolina, then wrapped in plastic and dumped on a dirt road in Alabama, authorities say.
5. WHY NEW YORK CITY'S ON EDGE
As the anniversary of 9/11 nears, rising militant groups around the world present the most complex terrorism danger since the twin towers were destroyed, officials say.
6. APPLE UNVEILS LONG-ANTICIPATED SMARTWATCH
The Apple Watch represents the company's most ambitious expansion since CEO Tim Cook replaced Steve Jobs three years ago.
7. WHERE MIGRANTS ARE SEEKING SAFE HAVEN
Activists predict that more and more immigrants to the U.S. will take sanctuary in churches to avoid deportation.
8. HEADY DAYS FOR THE DOLLAR
A strengthening American economy, combined with a gloomy outlook for growth elsewhere, is driving the U.S. currency sharply higher.
9. SHIP'S WRECKAGE FOUND AFTER NEARLY 170 YEARS
The vessel was one of two British ships that vanished in the Arctic in the 1840s during a search for the fabled Northwest Passage.
10. HOW U2 IS MAKING FANS HAPPY
The renowned rock bank has put out a new album — and is giving it away for free to iTunes users.
- Politics & Government