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Nigeria-Strike (12:30 a.m.)
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to address the nation at 1 a.m. ET Monday as the national strike over soaring fuel prices continue after the government and labor unions failed to reach a deal over the weekend.
North-Korea-Mourners (1 a.m.)
North Korea has angrily denied allegations that it punished some of its citizens for inadequately mourning the death of its late leader Kim Jong Il.
Montana-Missing-Woman (1:30 a.m.)
The FBI asked residents in North Dakota and Montana on Sunday for help in finding the body of missing Montana teacher Sherry Arnold.
Italy-Cruise-Sidebar (2 a.m.)
Even before the sun rose Monday morning, about 120 firefighters and rescue personnel were out in or around the fallen liner, according to rescue personnel on the nearby Italian island of Giglio. They were in a race against time, and in a battle with numerous challenges, to try to save or at least recover the bodies of the passengers and crew members who are still missing.
US-MLK-Day (2:30 a.m.)
The nation pauses Monday to remember Martin Luther King Jr, the civil rights icon who would have turned 83 this year had a billet not cut short his life. President Barack Obama will mark the holiday with a service project at the Browne Education Campus in Washintgon at 9:50 a.m., and the first couple will attend the Let Freedom Ring Celebration at the Kennedy Center at 6 p.m. ET.
ENT-Golden-Globes (3 a.m.)
"The Descendants" took home the award for the best film drama at the Golden Globes on Sunday night.
Alaska-Nome-Fuel (3:30 a.m.)
Officials hope to see the transfer of fuel from a Russian tanker to the snowed-in Alaskan town of Nome as early as Monday.
Syria-Unrest (4 a.m.)
Monitoring developments in the continuing unrest in Syria.
Italy-Cruise-Main (4:30 a.m.)
Contra Cruises have scheduled an 8 a.m. ET news conference to offer more details about the ill-fated Costa Concordia which wrecked Friday and led to the deaths of at least five people.
PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED STORIES
Republican candidate Jon Huntsman will drop out of the presidential race on Monday and endorse front-runner Mitt Romney, a senior official with the former Utah governor's campaign told CNN.
Romania is facing its fourth consecutive day of anti-government protests. Hundreds of people gathered again in the capital's University Square, asking for the president's resignation and early elections.
Crowds in a Syrian town surrounded by government troops cheered Arab League monitors who visited Sunday as others fled the town on foot to escape the fighting inside.
A senior Iranian commander has warned of a crushing response to the Israeli regime as well as the United States and Britain for what Iran claims as their role in the assassinations of Iranian nuclear scientists, Iranian state media said.
Armed tribesmen snatched a Norwegian U.N. official from the streets of Yemen's capital Sunday, demanding the release of a jailed tribal leader, Norwegian and Yemeni officials said.
Authorities on Sunday identified a man arrested in connection with a series of fatal attacks on homeless men in Southern California.
Stephen Colbert says he won't be stopped by officials saying it's too late for him to run in South Carolina's presidential primary.
A Russian tanker carrying fuel arrived in the Alaskan town of Nome on Saturday night, the Coast Guard said, as officials started preparations on delivering the much-needed supplies. U.S Coast Guard ice breaker Cutter Healy accompanied the fuel tanker Renda as it made its way through the frozen waters carrying 1.3 million gallons of petroleum products.