1. Vultures pick at visitors' cars in Fla. Everglades: Visitors to parts of Everglades National Park are getting tarps and bungee cords to make their vehicles less delectable to vultures.
2. Dealing with the post-holiday debt blues: With the end of December on the horizon, it is time to face a sobering reality. Creditors want to collect on the charges you made while you were caught up in the holiday festivities.
3. Inconsistency seen in safety labeling for generic drugs: More than two-thirds of generic drugs in the United States have safety warning labels that differ from the equivalent brand-name drugs, a new study finds.
4. Mexican navy kills 4 trying to rob drug boss' body: Mexican marines have slain four gunmen who apparently were trying to steal the body of a Zetas cartel chieftain killed by the military a day before in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz.
5. Lawyer: $100M school shooting claim about security: A lawyer who's asking to sue Connecticut for $100 million on behalf of a 6-year-old Newtown school shooting survivor who heard violence over the school's intercom system says the potential claim is about improving school security, not money.