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    This Sept. 13, 2013 photo released by ABC shows co-host Amy Robach during a broadcast of "Good Morning America," in New York. A month after undergoing a mammogram on "Good Morning America," ABC's Amy Robach said Monday, Nov. 11, she has breast cancer and will have a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery this week. (AP Photo/ABC, Heidi Gutman)

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  • Ethanols-Environmental-Damage

    In this July 26, 2013, photo erosion is seen in field of soybeans that was recently converted to row crops near Corydon, Iowa. The barn is the distance is also slated to be demolished to allow more acreage to be planted. When President George W. Bush signed a law in 2007 requiring oil companies to add billions of gallons of ethanol to their gasoline each year, he predicted it would make the country "stronger, cleaner and more secure." But the ethanol era has proven far more damaging to the environment than politicians predicted and much worse than the government admits today. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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  • 2013-Glamour-Women-of-the-Year-Awards

    Education activist Malala Yousafzai accepts The Women of the Year Fund Honoree Award on stage at the 2013 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision /AP Images)

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

1. THOUSANDS SWARM AIRPORT, HOPING TO ESCAPE

Relief, including flights out, proving slow to arrive for survivors of the typhoon in the Philippines.

2. GETTING ETHANOL FROM CORN HAS HIDDEN ENVIROMENTAL PRICE

Farmers who rushed to find new places to plant wiped out millions of acres of conservation land, destroyed habitat and polluted water supplies

3. APPLE AND SAMSUNG BACK IN COURT AGAIN

A jury is to decide whether Android-based phones copy vital iPhone features.

4. AMERICANS GETTING BETTER ABOUT PAYING

Fewer U.S. homeowners are falling behind on their mortgages, with the rate falling to a five-year low. MORTGAGES-LATE PAYMENTS

5. WHO STEALS THE SHOW AT THE GLAMOUR AWARDS

Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani education activist, is among the honorees at Carnegie Hall. GLAMOUR AWARDS

6. AMAZON SECURES ITEM ON SHOPPING LIST

The online site reaches a long-sought deal with the U.S. Postal Service for Sunday package delivery. AMAZON-POST OFFICE-SUNDAY DELIVERY

7. ABC ANCHOR ANNOUNCES SURGERY

A month after undergoing a mammogram on “Good Morning America,” Amy Robach says she has breast cancer and will have a double mastectomy. ABC-ROBACH

8. ALEC BALDWIN SET TO TESTIFY AGAINST ACCUSED STALKER

A Canadian woman says she had a relationship with the actor; he says it was purely professional. ALEC BALDWIN-STALKING CASE

9. SHOOT-’EM-UPS AIMED AT YOUNGER AUDIENCES

Gun violence in PG-13 movies has rivaled the frequency of such violence in R-rated movies, and actually surpassed it in 2012, a study says. FILM-VIOLENCE STUDY

10. HOW DOLPHINS FARED AFTER MARTIN SCANDAL

Playing for the first time since bullying allegations, Miami lost to Tampa Bay 22-19, giving the Buccaneers their first win of the season. DOLPHINS-BUCCANEERS

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