6:03am

Tue February 14, 2012
The Two-Way

Top Stories: Violence In Syria; Obama To Meet With Chinese Vice President

Good Morning!

Our early headlines:

-- Drop In Auto Sales Leads To Smaller-Than-Expected Gain In U.S. Retail Sales

-- Rick Santorum Faces Off With Occupy Movement At Campaign Event

-- USS Abraham Lincoln Clears The Strait Of Hormuz

-- Iranian Is Suspected In Bangkok Explosions

-- Mormon Baptism Of Wiesenthal Kin Sparks Jewish Outrage

-- A Year After Uprising, Bahrain Sees Protests Quelled By Teargas

Other stories making headlines:

-- Violence in Syria, U.N. Warns of Civil War (AP)

-- Pentagon working with FAA to open U.S. airspace to combat drones (L.A. Times)

-- China's leader-in-waiting to meet with Obama (CNN)

-- Kate Upton has SI covered (Boston Globe)

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