November 21, 2012 at 8:58 AM
10 things to know on Wednesday, Nov. 21
The Associated Press
A daily look at breaking news and stories that will be talked about today:
1. BUS BOMBING AS CLINTON CONTINUES TRUCE EFFORTS: A bus bombing injured many Israelis in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, and fighting between Hamas and Israel continues as sticking points over a ceasefire remain unresolved.
2. WHAT A MYANMAR CONCESSION ON NUKES COULD TELL: The Asian nation’s decision to declare all atomic energy facilities may shed light on whether it sought nuclear know-how from North Korea.
3. SUICIDE BOMBER HITS NEAR U.S. BASE IN KABUL: Two Afghan guards are killed in the explosion that rocked the heart of the capital.
4. DEATHS OF 5 CHINESE CHILDREN CAUSING A NATIONAL SOUL SEARCH: Some are reflecting on how “left-behind” rural children reveal a darker side to China’s economic development.
5. DOCTORS GROUP FAVORS OVER-THE-COUNTER PILL: Momentum may be building for birth control pills to be sold without a prescription, like condoms.
6. SAN FRANCISCO BANS NUDITY: The city which has a reputation for being without inhibitions is prohibiting public nakedness.
7. FISCAL CLIFF, SLOW RECOVERY AFFECT THANKSGIVING TRAVEL: Many Americans are making sacrifices this holiday as they feel the pinch from high airfares and rising fuel and toll costs.
8. HOSTESS LIVES TO DIE ANOTHER DAY: The maker of Twinkies fails to reach a deal with its second biggest union, so the company will continue liquidation plan.
9. BOXER HECTOR `MACHO’ CAMACHO SHOT: The 1980s three world title winner is on life support after he was shot in the face outside San Juan, Puerto Rico.
10. ELMO FACES CHANGE AFTER PUPPETEER’S RESIGNATION: In the wake of the actor’s scandalous exit from “Sesame Street”, Elmo’s positiveness and innocence could be put to the test.