The massacre in Paris taking a dramatic turn today in the suburbs near the Charles de Gaulle Airport. The two primary suspects - brothers named Cherif and Said Kouachi - are holed up in a printing house and have reportedly taken a hostage. Police have them surrounded, and have made contact. Local reports suggest the men say they want to die as martyrs. 2 runways at the Charles de Gaulle Airport were closed, but have now reopened. Earlier in the day the two suspects apparently carjacked someone who called police. Gunshots have been heard several times today. 12 were killed in the initial attack on Wednesday on the offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Police have also reportedly linked the death of another police officer to the terrorists, killed while responding to a traffic incident.

There is now a second hostage taking standoff underway at a grocery store where a terrorist has taken five people hostage including women and children.

One of the attackers spent time at an Al Qaeda training camp in Yemen. There are new reports Anwar al-Awlaki met with that terror suspect.

Greg Palkot and Catherine Herridge reporting, and we've got in-depth analysis.

Republicans set to pass Keystone Pipeline legislation. President Obama has threatened to veto it. There's also growing calls to raise the gas tax to help pay to fix the nation's crumbling infrastructure.. we'll have a fair and balanced debate today.

President Obama headed to Tennessee this afternoon for another speech on economic issues. He's set to propose making the first two years of community college free for some students.

Brutal cold temperatures hanging around the middle of the country. It's -30 to -40 degress with wind chill in parts of nation! Garrett Tenney reporting.

After a rocky start to the week, stocks have been on fire for the past two days. We get the December jobs report today, and analysts are expecting unemployment to drop to 5.7%. That could provide a further lift to stocks. The Dow is now in positive territory for the year so far.

The Supreme Court could decide today whether or not to rule on gay marriage. Gay marriage is now legal in 36 states.

Boston has been chosen as the U.S. candidate city for the 2024 Olympic Games. The Olympics folks will decide on a host city in 2017. Boston beat out San Francisco, L.A. and Washington.

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