Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. TRUMP PROFESSES EASE WITH MUELLER
The president says he’s “looking forward” to being questioned — under oath — in the special counsel’s obstruction and Russian election interference probe.
2. PRESIDENT BOOSTS HOPES OF ‘DREAMERS’
He says he’s open to an immigration plan that would provide a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of young people who were brought to the U.S. as children and are now here illegally.
3. HOW LONG GYMNASTICS DOCTOR WILL BE IN PRISON
The former sports physician who admitted molesting some top U.S. gymnasts for years is sentenced to 40 to 175 years.
4. SCIENTISTS SUCCESSFULLY CLONE MONKEYS
Researchers use the cloning method that produced Dolly the sheep to create healthy monkeys, bringing science a step closer to being able to do the same with humans.
5. WHERE TRUMP WILL NEED SALES SKILLS
The president, heading to the Davos economic summit, will make the case that his “America First” agenda can go hand-in-hand with global cooperation.
6. CAPTIVE KIDS SLOWLY TELLING THEIR STORY
Investigators learn that the California children who authorities say were tortured by their parents were isolated from each other and locked in different rooms in small groups.
7. TOYS R US SHRINKING FOOTPRINT
The nostalgic favorite, squeezed by Amazon and huge chains like Walmart, plans to close up to 182 stores, or about 20 percent of its U.S. locations.
8. ‘LAUNCHING IN A WEEK OR SO’
SpaceX fires up its newest, biggest rocket in a critical launch pad test, advancing toward a long-anticipated test flight.
9. ELTON JOHN SEES END TO YELLOW BRICK ROAD
The entertainer says he’ll quit touring after his upcoming three-year global trek, capping nearly 50 years on stages around the world.
10. WHO’S HEADING TO COOPERSTOWN
Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman are elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame.