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10 for today: Tuesday, Nov. 12

10 for today: Tuesday, Nov. 12

WAITING FOR AID: Survivors wait to board a Philippine Air Force C-130 cargo plane at the airport in Tacloban, central Philippines, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Four days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated islands in the central Philippines, survivors are desperate for food and clamoring to be evacuated. Photo: Associated Press/Vincent Yu

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 ENVIRONMENTAL 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (AP) - One of two cousins originally charged with attempted murder in connection with a non-fatal shooting in Dover-Foxcroft last year has reached a deal with prosecutors under which the charge was dropped.

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Barn, House Damaged In Lebanon Blaze

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LEBANON, Maine (AP) - A five-alarm barn fire in Lebanon spread to an adjacent home but there were no reports of injuries.

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Car Lodges In Portland Garage; Driver Flees Scene

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland police are searching for the driver of a car that crashed into the garage of a house and then fled, leaving the vehicle wedged in the badly damaged corner of the building.

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Maine Lawmakers Give First Nod To Fair Pint Of Beer Bill

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Good news, beer drinkers. Maine lawmakers are getting closer to passing a law to ensure your pint is really a pint.

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Businesses Back Maine National Park Plan East Of Baxter Park

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A group of more than 200 Maine business owners say they support the creation of a national park and recreation area on 150,000 acres east of Baxter State Park.

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