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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.

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