News Brief: French Forces in Mali, Ben Affleck’s ‘Argo’ Golden Globe Best Movie, New 2014 Corvette, Gee Dunk

Here’s the latest news for: Monday, Jan. 14th. NRA says Congress will not pass weapons ban; Weekend flu clinics busy in Boston; France fights al-Qaida-linked group in Mali; Ben Affleck’s ‘Argo’ wins the Golden Globe for best movie drama.

‘Argo,’ ‘Les Miserables’ win best-pic Globes; Jodie Foster reveals she’s gay; ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ captures No. 1 at box office.

New Corvette Bursts Onto the Road After 9 Years — 0 to 60 in 4 Seconds …

The 2014 Corvette has arrived, the first all-new version in nine years. The king of American sports cars, driven by astronauts and celebrated in a Prince song, rolled out Sunday night in Detroit. It will arrive in showrooms this fall.

Dunk of the Night: Fercious Puback Slam …

Cavs’ Alonzo Gee with the putback dunk in loss to Lakers.

L.A. Mayor — Antonio Villaraigosa Gets to Close to Dangerous Charlie Sheen …

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was asked to respond to the ongoing beef he has with Charlie Sheen… and let’s just say that his nickname “Mayor Suave” DID NOT apply.

John Travolta — Beatles’ “Yesterday” Singin’ His Little Heart Out …

John Travolta teamed up with Keith Urban to sing a pleasant rendition of a Beatles classic.