The Sunrise News Sampler
This morning, President Obama will sit at the head of the table at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, which brings together U.S. and international leaders from different parties and faiths for one spiritual hour. The Dalai Lama is said to be attending.
Federal officials say more than 142,500 Alabamians have signed up for health insurance through the federal marketplace.
A federal appeals court in Atlanta, which handles appeals from Alabama, Georgia and Florida, says it won't act on appeals in same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the issue.
The Crimson Tide and Southern Cal are both said to have assembled top classes on National Signing Day yesterday, but Alabama claimed its fifth straight national recruiting crown, as the team went into the day with the nation's top-ranked class and added top players late.
Bobby Brown has come out to say that his daughter with late singer Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina, is not and never has been married, disputing reports that she is married to Nick Gordon, who was practically raised by Houston. Brown's family has said she's "fighting for her life."
The nation's second-largest health insurer, Anthem, is contacting current and former customers after hackers got into its computer network and accessed personal information. The company, previously known as WellPoint, runs Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in more than a dozen states.
Rev. Juan McFarland of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Montgomery has finally agreed not to appeal a judge's decision that he was rightfully fired after admitting to having sex with married parishioners and not telling them he had AIDS.
Six Tuscaloosa teens accused in a weekend crime spree are suspected of crimes that began last month with burglaries of unoccupied homes and vehicles. Jonathan Davis, Gregory Stewart, Khali Jones (all age 19), 18-year-old Cassius Lanier, and 17-year-old Marquanda Anderson have all been apprehended while 18-year-old Tyler Davis is still being sought. Bonds for the teens have been set between $100,000 and $2.4 million.