Morning coverage outlook

Planning for 02/13/2013:

HIGHLIGHTS IN THIS ADVISORY:

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CRUISE CRISIS - AP has cameras onshore and at sea as the crippled cruise liner arrives in Alabama. See National.

'BLADE RUNNER' CHARGED - Olympic double-amputee Oscar Pistorius is charged with murder. AP has first aerials of the murder scene. See International.

VALENTINE'S DAY - Couples celebrate love at St. Valentine's birthplace, plus Empire State nuptials and 'shotgun' weddings.

See Life/Health/Tech, International and Regional.

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CHICKEN OR DUCK: RAW FOOD THE RAGE FOR PETS - The obsession with organic food is moving to pets, with some owners only prepared to serve up the best raw produce to their pets. AVAILABLE NOW.

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NATIONAL

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CRUISE SHIP CRISIS - Crippled Carnival Triumph due to dock in Mobile, Alabama later today. AP is covering arrival on shore and at sea. Regular updates expected.

AIRLINE MERGER - How will the merger of American Airlines and US Airways affect travelers? AP will have reaction and analysis.

OBAMA PRE-SCHOOL - President Obama highlights his State of the Union education call by visiting pre-school children in Georgia.

KERRY MEETS UN CHIEF - New Secretary of State John Kerry meets UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon.

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REGIONAL

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MA, JFK AIDE'S FAMILY SELLS PRESIDENTIAL MEMORIABILIA - Hundreds of items including JFK's Air Force One bomber jacket are up for auction. AVAILABLE NOW.

GA, POLICE: MAN LEAVES JAIL, STEALS SCHOOL BUS - Surveillance video shows man stealing school bus after leaving jail. AVAILABLE NOW.

NY, STATE OF THE CITY - Mayor Bloomberg expected to call for ban on styrofoam cups during State of City address.

NY, HEINZ BUYOUT - Iconic sauce maker HJ Heinz agrees to a $23 billion buyout by an investment group including Warren Buffett.

VALENTINE'S DAY COVERAGE:

NY, EMPIRE STATE WEDDINGS - Couples ties the knot in ceremonies at the Empire State building.

NJ, LONG-TIME LOVERS - Couples who have been married more than 50 years celebrate their love.

CA, VALENTINE PILLOW FIGHT - Hundreds gather for a Valentine's Day pillow fight.

NV, 'SHOTGUN' WEDDINGS - Gun store offers 'Shotgun Weddings' for Valentine's Day.

Also see International and Life/Health/Tech.

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INTERNATIONAL

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'BLADE RUNNER' CHARGED - Olympic double-amputee Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend. Further updates expected.

Already Available

OLYMPIAN PISTORIUS CHARGED WITH MURDER

DOUBLE AMPUTEE ARRESTED AFTER WOMAN FOUND DEAD

OLYMPIC DOUBLE AMPUTEE ARRESTED

VATICAN POPE - The pope holds an audience with priests as debate rages over his resignation.

WORLD VALENTINE'S DAY - Valentine coverage from around the world, including Paris, Athens and the Philippines. Various VOSOTS will be available.

Also see: THAILAND KISSING - Couples shatter world endurance kissing record

SOUTH KOREA PROTEST - Anti-North Korea protest, plus latest reaction to nuclear test.

NORTH KOREA FLOWER FESTIVAL - Senior officials attend opening of 'Kimjongilia' flower festival.

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ENTERTAINMENT

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MILEY CYRUS AT MARCHESA SHOW - Miley Cyrus front row for equestrian portraits-themed show. AVAILABLE NOW.

CELEBS COME OUT TO SUPPORT MICHAEL KORS - Celebrity favorite Michael Kors presents his collection at NY Fashion Week. AVAILABLE NOW.

RACHEL ZOE HITS SHUFFLE ON COLLECTOIN - Celebrity stylist-turned-designer Rachel Zoe presents her collection at NY Fashion Week. AVAILABLE NOW.

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

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ITALY VALENTINE'S DAY - Couples celebrate love in St Valentine's birthplace, waiting to be blessed at St. Valentine's Basilica.

UK HEARTS - Scientists mark Valentine's Day by attempting to mend broken hearts.

FRANCE SAFFRON VALENTINE - Saffron can spice up your love life.

CROATIA FESTIVAL - Noisy carnival welcomes spring.

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