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10 for today: Friday, Nov. 22

10 for today: Friday, Nov. 22

JFK REMEMBERED: A photo of JKF and flowers lay on a plaque at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Loose gatherings of the curious and conspiracy-minded at Dallas’ Dealey Plaza have marked past anniversaries of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. But for the 50th anniversary, the city of Dallas has planned a solemn ceremony Friday in the plaza he was passing through when shots rang out. There will be brief remarks by the mayor and the tolling of church bells. Photo: Associated Press/LM Otero

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

1. SOLEMN MEMORIALS MARK JFK 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Dallas wants to reflect on Kennedy’s legacy in its Dealey Plaza ceremony.

2. SKIES COULD BECOME CELLPHONE-FRIENDLY

Federal regulators are considering changing “outdated” rules against making calls during passenger flights.

3. GOP WARNS DEMOCRATS THEY MIGHT REGRET FILIBUSTER CURB

Partisan animosity shows no sign of letting up ahead of new battles on federal default and budget deficit.

4. WHY THE ARCTIC IS ON THE U.S. MILITARY’S RADAR

Melting ice caps and competition for oil and gas make the polar region the new frontier for investment and exploration.

5. SUPERMARKET COLLAPSE KILLS 32 IN LATVIA

Officials in the northern European nation are trying to find out why the roof of the building caved in.

6. STATE OF MOURNING REFLECTS EGYPT’S MOOD

Terrorist attacks, train accidents and even a World Cup qualifier defeat are souring Egyptians’ outlook on their country.

7. IN ARIZONA, ‘CAUSE FOR GRAVE ALARM’

Thousands of calls to a state hotline alleging child abuse or neglect were never investigated, officials discover.

8. WHICH MONARCH IS VISITING THE WHITE HOUSE

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI will discuss a range of issues, possibly including a row with neighboring Algeria, with Obama.

9. HOW XBOX COULD BE HURTING MICROSOFT

The gaming console whose latest model debuted today is tying customers to living rooms when the world has gone mobile.

10. ALASKA CHEERS ARRIVAL OF NATIONAL RESTAURANT CHAINS

Remoteness of the 49th state is no longer preventing Alaskans from enjoying Lower-48 favorites like Olive Garden and Hard Rock Cafe.

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