Wednesday January 9, 2013 Happening Now

Major push today on gun control with Vice President Joe Biden meeting with gun safety and victims' rights groups. The VP holding a series of meetings this week including with the NRA and video game makers. President Obama tasked Biden with reporting to him on possible new policy in the wake of the Newtown, CT massacre.

There are new reports the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo is close to announcing sweeping new gun control efforts in New York.

The Obama administration now says it is considering *no* U.S. troops in Afghanistan after 2014. W.H. advisor Ben Rhodes says 15,000 troops might stay, but zero is also "an option we would consider."

Fmr New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson says his delegation is pushing North Korea to stick to a moratorium on nuclear testing. His trip to the dictatorship has come under fire by some who say it undermines U.S. sanctions on the rogue regime.

Final witnesses could be called today in the preliminary hearing for James Holmes. He's the suspect in the massacre at a movie theater in Aurora, CO that left 12 people dead.

There was gruesome testimony in the murder trial of Jodi Arias.. accused of stabbing her ex-boyfriend more than two dozen times. Crime scene images and details revealed yesterday in forensic testimony.

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