Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. FACING LIFE PLUS 1,000 YEARS IN OHIO KIDNAP CASE
Prosecutors will give more details today about the years of sexual and psychological abuse of three women held by Ariel Castro.
2. HOW NSA ACCESSED MILLIONS OF PHONE RECORDS
The Obama administration disclosed the agency's "chain analysis" that lets it trace the phone records of everyone who calls a terror suspect, and keep expanding.
3. WHO'S OPTIMISTIC IN AMERICA
An AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research analysis says minorities' confidence in economic future outpaces whites by the widest margin since the late 1980s.
(Read more: US consumer confidence retreats, misses estimate)