Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. South Africa mourns Mandela
Nation celebrates the life of its global icon with song, dance and tears.
2. Students fondly remember American teacher killed in Benghazi
The 33-year-old Michigan native was gunned down in Libya days before his Christmas vacation was to begin.
3. What economists are watching for
The November jobs report will provide a strong signal whether the U.S. economy can maintain its momentum.
4. Rid of some glitches, health care website races to catch up
The fixed Web portal now has much less time to sign up the White House's goal of 7 million people by the end of March.
5. Texas prepares for "Ice Friday"
A massive storm moves to the center of the U.S., disrupting travel and forcing school closures.