POLICE SAY SON STABBED MOTHER TO DEATH

Madison Township police were investigating a murder at a home on Burbank Road. Get the story.

Here is an update on the AP Video-US stories either available or expected for 12/19/2012:

Here is an update on the AP Video-US stories either available or expected for 12/19/2012:

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BULLET-PROOF BACKPACKS - Sales of armored school backpacks are soaring. See National.

SHEET ESCAPE - Wanted men escape high-rise Chicago jail using knotted sheets as a rope. See Regional - Central.

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GUN CONTROL DEBATE - President Obama tasks Vice President Joe Biden to provide 'concrete proposals' on gun control by January, as shooters react.

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SHOOTERS REACT - Shooters say controlling gun sales is not the answer, as sales of automatic weapons increase.

BULLET-PROOF BACKPACKS - Sales of bullet-proof backpacks for children jump in wake of shooting.

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OBAMA: GIVE ME GUN PROPOSALS BY JANUARY

PELOSI: CALIF. REP. TO LEAD GUN TASK FORCE

BOXER: USE NATL GUARD TROOPS TO HELP PROTECT SCHOOLS

SANDY HOOK FUNERALS - Funerals continue for victims of the shooting, including teacher Vicki Soto and school principal Dawn Hochsprung.

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PRINCIPAL REMEMBERED - Funeral held for school principal.

STOCKTON REMEMBERS - School shooting revives memories of Stockton school massacre.

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SANDY HOOK STUDENTS GET NEW SCHOOL, SAME ROOMS - Officials explain why they are trying to replicate classrooms in temporary school.

NEWTOWN TEACHER SOTO REMEMBERED FOR 'INFECTIOUS SMILE' - Funeral held for hero teacher Vicki Soto.

OBAMA: GOP IGNORING 'FAIR DEAL' ON FISCAL CLIFF - President Obama says there is no reason for talks to fail, as House Speaker John Boehner urges him to 'get serious' about a deal. AVAILABLE NOW.

OBAMA 'TIME' PERSON OF THE YEAR - Time Magazine has named President Obama 'Person of the Year,' the second time it has accorded him the honor. AVAILABLE NOW.

MULLEN: BENGHAZI SECURITY 'GROSSLY INADEQUATE' - Head of independent panel says security at consulate did not meet standards for high threat areas. AVAILABLE NOW.

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AZ, BULLET-PROOF BACKPACK SALES JUMP - Sales of armored backpacks for children jump in the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings.

WA, STORE CLERK TACKLES ROBBER - Surveillance video shows a store clerk tackling an armed man during a robbery. AVAILABLE NOW.

CA, RIVERA MEMORIAL - Family and fans of Jenni Rivera celebrate her life at a memorial service in Los Angeles.

CO, SEVERE WEATHER - Winter storm brings severe weather conditions to Colorado.

IL, POLICE HUNT 'SHEET ROPE' ESCAPEES - Police are hunting for two men who escaped from a high-rise jail using knotted sheets.

FL, MOM DEFENDS 'SWEARING' SIGN - A Florida mom defends her decision to make her son hold up a sign apologizing for swearing at his teacher. AVAILABLE NOW.

RI, DANCING COP COMES OUT OF RETIREMENT - Officer Tony Lepore is back on the street, directing traffic in his own unique style. AVAILABLE NOW.

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RUSSIA MOVES TO BAN US ADOPTIONS - Russia's lower house of parliament has introduced legislation to ban adoption of Russian children by American couples. AVAILABLE NOW.

FINAL MEMBER OF NBC TEAM FREE - Technician separated from NBC team during gun battle is found safe. AVAILABLE NOW.

KAZAKHSTAN LAUNCH - American, Canadian and Russian astronauts embark on a two-day journey to the International Space Station. AVAILABLE NOW.

SOUTH KOREA ELECTION - Vote counting is underway in South Korea's presidential election. AVAILABLE NOW.

INDIA RAPE - Outrage in India over gang rape of young woman on Delhi bus. AVAILABLE NOW.

MEXICO CLOWNS - Around a thousand clowns take to the streets in an annual religious pilgrimage. AVAILABLE NOW.

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ENTERTAINMENT

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ADELE NAMED AP ENTERTAINER OF YEAR - Adele is honored as AP's Entertainer of the Year. AVAILABLE NOW.

MERLIN CASTS FINAL SPELL - The drama 'Merlin' is coming to an end after five seasons. AVAILABLE NOW.

SELENA GOMEZ IN WAVERLY PLACE REUNION - Selena Gomez talks about her amazing year. AVAILABLE NOW.

BILLY CRYSTAL AND BETTE MIDLER ON 'PARENTAL GUIDANCE' - Billy Crystal and Bette Midler chat about their new family comedy. AVAILABLE NOW.

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LIFE/HEALTH/TECHNOLOGY (AP VIDEO-US INCLUDES AP LIFESTYLE, HEALTH AND TECHNOLOGY STORIES)

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YEAR IN REVIEW: TECHNOLOGY - A look back at some of the new technology that made an impact in 2012. AVAILABLE NOW.

PREDICTING WHICH SMOKERS WILL QUIT - As many people resolve to give up smoking in the New Year, scientists say it is possible to predict who will succeed. AVAILABLE NOW.

CAMBODIA DAMS IMPACT ENVIRONMENT - Thousands of people are being displaced due to an aggressive dam-building program in Cambodia. AVAILABLE NOW.

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