Here's the latest news for Thursday, Jan. 12th: Possible tornado slams 2 western NC counties; Miss. court halts quick release of some pardoned; Ala. judge asked to declare Natalee Holloway dead; Kim Jong Il's body to be permanently displayed.
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Katy Perry and 'Harry Potter' win big at People's Choice Awards; Beyonce baby complaints at NY hospital dismissed and Blue Ivy Carter becomes youngest ever on Billboard; Ashton Kutcher wants to return to 'Two and a Half Men.'
A decade after the first prisoners arrived at Guantanamo, hopes for closure remain remote and the future for detainees there remains dim. The AP's Kelly Daschle takes a look at the past ten years of Guantanamo and its current situation.
Here's the latest news for Wednesday, Jan. 11th: Romney wins New Hampshire primary; Snow-weary Alaska town fears more roof problems; Report: Bomb kills Iranian nuclear expert; China puts 6 captive pandas on path to the wild.
Highlights of this day in history: U.S. government warns of smoking risks, Amelia Earhart becomes first woman to fly solo across Pacific, Major League Baseball introduces designated hitter.