Around the world: 10 things to know Tuesday

January 29, 2013
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photo - FILE - In this July 4, 2012 file photo, Army Sgt. Brendan Marrocco of Staten Island, N.Y., left, Marine Cpl. Todd Love of Atlanta, Ga., center, and Marine Cpl. Juan Dominguez of Deming, N.M., pose for a picture at the 9/11 Memorial in New York. Marrocco, 26, the first soldier to survive losing all four limbs in the Iraq war, has received a double-arm transplant in Baltimore. His father, Alex Marrocco, said Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 that his son had the operation on Dec. 18, 2012 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) Photo by
FILE - In this July 4, 2012 file photo, Army Sgt. Brendan Marrocco of Staten Island, N.Y., left, Marine Cpl. Todd Love of Atlanta, Ga., center, and Marine Cpl. Juan Dominguez of Deming, N.M., pose for a picture at the 9/11 Memorial in New York. Marrocco, 26, the first soldier to survive losing all four limbs in the Iraq war, has received a double-arm transplant in Baltimore. His father, Alex Marrocco, said Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 that his son had the operation on Dec. 18, 2012 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) Photo by  

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. SAFETY PROBLEMS AT SITE OF DEADLY BRAZIL FIRE

The nightclub had no fire alarm, no sprinklers, no fire escape — and just one exit. BRAZIL-NIGHTCLUB FIRE

2. OBAMA TO PUSH IMMIGRATION OVERHAUL

The president will try to drum up support for proposals to give illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship at a speech in Vegas. OBAMA

3. BOY SCOUTS POISED TO REVOKE NO-GAYS POLICY

Individual Scout units would be able to decide for themselves whether to accept gays as scouts and leaders. BOY SCOUTS-GAYS

4. HOW NORTH KOREA COULD CONDUCT A NUCLEAR TEST WITHOUT DETECTION

Satellite images show a mountainside tunnel could be sealed for an underground explosion. NKOREA-NUCLEAR

5. FIGHTING TO TAKE TIMBUKTU

Malian army entered the fabled desert city after al-Qaida-linked militants fled, setting fire to a library of thousands of ancient manuscripts. MALI-FIGHTING

6. US PROTESTS AS IRAN PUTS A MONKEY INTO SPACE

The State Department says the mission is "directly relevant" to long-range ballistic missile development. IRAN-SPACE MONKEY

7. TRANSPLANT SURGERY FOR SOLDIER WHO LOST FOUR LIMBS

Brendan Marrocco will speak later today about his double-arm transplant. SOLDIER TRANSPLANTED ARMS

8. WHY THE DUTCH QUEEN IS ABDICATING THE THRONE

Beatrix is ending her reign after 33 years to pass the crown to her eldest son, Willem-Alexander. NETHERLANDS-QUEEN

9. HOW TO HAVE A FUNERAL FOR A CADAVER

At an Indiana medical school, relatives attend memorials around the flower-covered tables where their loved ones were dissected. CADAVER MEMORIAL

10. FROM KATRINA TO THE SUPER BOWL

New Orleans hosts its first Super Bowl in 11 years and gives football fans a look at its rocky comeback from the 2005 storm that left it in shambles. SUPER BOWL CITY

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