Morning Coverage Outlook

Morning Coverage Outlook

Planning for 02/15/2013:

HIGHLIGHTS IN THIS ADVISORY:

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CRUISE CRISIS - Passengers describe hardships on board, as they prepare to travel home. See National and Regional - South.

METEOR STRIKE CAUGHT ON CAMERA - Dashboard cameras capture a meteor strike that injured 1000 people in Russia. See International.

'BLADERUNNER' CHARGED - Olympic double-amputee Oscar Pistorius weeps as he appears in court. See International.

ROBO-STUDENT - An interactive robot attends class for a second-grader, unable to leave home for medical reasons. See Regional - East.

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BARTENDER, I'LL HAVE ANOTHER FOR CHARITY - A new Houston bar donates all its profits to charity - one of several bars around the country now giving back to their local communities. AVAILABLE NOW.

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NATIONAL

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CRUISE PASSENGERS HEAD HOME - Safely back on dry land, Carnival Triumph passengers are now heading home by bus and plane. Regular updates expected.

Already Available

TRIUMPH PASSENGERS: HAPPY TO BE HOME

TRIUMPH PASSENGERS OFF CRUISE SHIP

CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS BACK ON DRY LAND

PRESIDENT HONORS MEDAL WINNERS - President Obama meets Presidential Citizen Medal winners. Posthumous recipients include teachers killed at Sandy Hook.

OBAMA ON ECONOMY - President Obama continues his State of the Union tour, addressing economic issues in Chicago.

ASTERIOD TO FLY PAST EARTH TODAY - An asteroid will come within 17,000 miles of earth later today. Preview AVAILABLE NOW. Note: Further updates expected.

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REGIONAL

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AL, CRUISE PASSENGERS HEAD HOME - Safely back on dry land, Carnival Triumph passengers are now heading home

Already Available

TRIUMPH PASSENGERS: HAPPY TO BE HOME

TRIUMPH PASSENGERS OFF CRUISE SHIP

CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS BACK ON DRY LAND

TX, CRUISE PASSENGERS ARRIVE - Passengers from the Carnival Triumph are expected to arrive back in Houston.

CA, DORNER INVESTIGATION UPDATE - News briefing expected to confirm cause of death.

NY, FUNERAL OF MURDERED NEW YORKER - Funeral held for New York woman killed in Turkey.

NY, ROBOT ATTENDS SCHOOL FOR ILL SECOND-GRADER - A robot attends class for a boy unable to leave home due to life-threatening allergies. AVAILABLE NOW.

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INTERNATIONAL

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RUSSIA METEOR STRIKE - Up to 1000 people injured as 10 ton meteor slams into Russia.

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AMATEUR VIDEO OF METEOR STRIKE, EXPERT REACTION

MORE THAN 750 HURT IN METEOR BLAST

METEORITE FALLS IN RUSSIA'S URALS

'BLADERUNNER' CHARGED - Olympic double-amputee Oscar Pistorius weeps as he appears in court.

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STILLS SHOW EMOTIONAL ATHLETE IN COURT

STILL OF GUN IN EVIDENCE BAG

AMPUTEE OLYMPIAN ARRIVES AT COURT TO FACE CHARGES

SOUTH KOREA LIVE FIRE DRILL - South Korean forces stage live firing artillery drill.

THAI METH SIEZURE - Thai police display nearly 2 million meth pills seized from smugglers. AVAILABLE NOW.

AFGHAN FEMALE SPECIAL FORCES - Women are training to join Afghanistan's special forces.

LIBYA CELEBRATIONS - Libyans celebrate second anniversary of revolution that toppled Gadhafi.

FRANCE HORSEMEAT SCANDAL - CEO of firm at center of scandal denies fraud, reactions. AVAILABLE NOW.

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ENTERTAINMENT

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KRIS HUMPHRIES LAWYER WANTS OUT OF DIVORCE CASE - Lawyer wants to leave Kardashian divorce case. AVAILABLE NOW.

SIMON BAKER GETS STAR ON WALK OF FAME - Simon Baker gets emotional as Hollywood Walk of Fame star is unveiled. AVAILABLE NOW.

WILDE, CHASTAIN AT CALVIN KLEIN SHOW - Olivia Wilde and Jessica Chastain at Calvin Klein New York Fashion Week show. AVAILABLE NOW.

MARC JACOBS AT FASHION WEEK - Marc Jacobs' sepia-filtered show wraps New York Fashion Week.

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

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GUAM SHOOTING RANGE - Japanese tourists fire various guns at Guam shooting range

PAKISTAN WEDDING - The rising cost of a staging a wedding in Pakistan.

WORLD BEARDS - A look behind the growing world trend for beards in men

AUSTRALIA TELESCOPE - A state of the art 'super telescope' nears completion at an observatory in Tasmania.

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