Stopping Syria's Chemical Weapons, Autopsies Gone Bad, and Jimmy Kimmel

Esther Zuckerman
January 8, 2013
Stopping Syria's Chemical Weapons, Autopsies Gone Bad, and Jimmy Kimmel

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Top Stories: Despite his deteriorated state Hugo Chávez's image is constantly on Venezuelan television in an effort to make clear that he is still in charge.

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World: In a rare display of solidarity, international forces worked together to stop the use of chemical weapons by Bashar al-Assad. 

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U.S.: A forensic pathologist who performed thousands of autopsies in Mississippi is now under scrutiny for potentially misrepresenting information. 

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New York: Even with his closeness to Christine Quinn, Mayor Bloomberg and his team have talked about other potential mayoral candidates and reached out to some. 

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Technology: Google's dominance has the potential to decline in mobile as people go straight to apps. 

Science: How the neighborhood of Chatham in Chicago would respond to the attack and killing of an off-duty officer would "test a theory emerging from an ambitious, nearly decade-long study of all of Chicago’s neighborhoods — that a neighborhood’s character shapes its economic future at least as much as more obvious factors like income levels and foreclosure rates." 

Health: A New Mexico couple that was diagnosed with the plague when they were in New York in 2002 reflect on their experience. 

Sports: Notre Dame can blame Alabama's Eddie Lacy for their defeat as he "made it look easy as he knifed through Notre Dame's defense."  

Opinion: Frank Bruni on This is 40Girls, and aging

Television: With Jimmy Kimmel moving up to 11:35 p.m. the three broadcast networks, ABC, NBC, and CBS, will now be directly competing to win over viewers and guests.