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5 things to know this morning

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

1. U.N. chief denounces attacks on gays

Ban Ki-moon condemns attacks and discrimination against homosexuals, an issue that has overshadowed preparations for the Sochi Olympics.

2. How pontiff may respond to U.N. report on abuse

In a first, Vatican officials suggest Pope Francis may sanction bishops for having covered up for abusive priests.

3. FAA to examine airport towers

AP's Jessica Gresko finds the agency will probe the lightning protection systems at hundreds of towers after a bolt injured an air traffic controller in Baltimore.

4. How Hagel is dealing with ethical lapses in military

The defense secretary orders Pentagon leaders to "put renewed emphasis on developing moral character and moral courage in our force."

5. What the fallout is from latest northeast storm

Hundreds of thousands of residents may be without power for days as utility crews work feverishly to restore electricity.

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