Thursday, Jan. 8:

BEIRUT — The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos, is expected to meet with senior Lebanese officials, local authorities, humanitarian partners and people affected by the Syria crisis.

BEIRUT — Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah will give a speech to mark the prophet's birthday.

PHOENIX — President Barack Obama arrives in Phoenix for a speech about homeownership

LIMA, Peru — Judge delivers verdict in latest trial of imprisoned former President Alberto Fujimori.

SAN FRANCISCO — The Golden Gate Bridge will close to vehicles for 52 hours starting midnight Saturday to install a steel and concrete moveable median barrier that will help make the iconic bridge safer to commuters.

BOSTON — Charlie Baker is inaugurated as Massachusetts' first Republican governor since Mitt Romney left office in 2007, replacing outgoing Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick.

Friday, Jan. 9:

SYDNEY — Australia and India play the final cricket test in their 4-game series.

NEW YORK — Justice Department officials are among participants at a cybersecurity conference that is expected to touch on the recent hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment.

LAS VEGAS — "King of Instagram" Dan Bilzerian is due in court for arraignment on two felony counts of possessing bomb-making materials.

SACRAMENTO, California — Gov. Jerry Brown releases his budget proposal for the fiscal year starting in July.

FALL RIVER, Massachusetts — Jury selection scheduled to begin in murder trial of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez.

NEW YORK — Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, Egyptian Islamic preacher whose fiery sermons attracted extremists to his London mosque, is sentenced for providing material support to terrorist organizations.

Saturday, Jan. 10:

LITTLETON, Colorado — Memorial service for Sanford Lawrence Simons, one of the scientists who developed the atomic bomb and later served time in prison for taking valuable souvenirs from it. Simons died in December at age 92.

Sunday, Jan. 11:

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. John Kasich officially kicks off his second term with weekend inaugural festivities, an official swearing in and a public celebration.

Monday, Jan. 12:

DORAL, Florida — Press conference to present the Latin American and Spanish candidates who will be participating in the contest.

PHOENIX — New Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey presents his first state-of-the-state address.

NEWARK, New Jersey — Republican Gov. Chris Christie, a potential presidential candidate, gives his state of the state speech.

ST. GEORGE, Utah —Hearing in St. George for Sandeep Kaur, accused of being the 'Bombshell Bandit' who robbed banks in California and Arizona.

NEW YORK — Jury selection starts for an internet entrepreneur accused of being the mastermind behind an online marketplace for illegal drug sales called the Silk Road.

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — A superintendent goes on trial on charges of misleading authorities and destroying evidence during the investigation into the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two high school football players.

Tuesday, Jan. 13:

SHENZHEN, China — Huawei Technologies reports 2014 financial results.

DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper's inauguration for a second term.

PORTLAND — Trial starts for Francisco Aguirre, the immigrant activist who took refuge at an Oregon church to avoid deportation and was arrested in November on federal charges of illegal re-entry.

COLOMBO — The pope arrives for a three day visit, departing Jan. 15.

Wednesday, Jan. 14:

HONG KONG — 18-year-old teen protest leader Joshua Wong appears in court for his obstruction case.

ATLANTIC CITY — New Jersey reports on how much money the fledgling Internet gambling industry is taking in along with figures on the amount won by traditional brick-and-mortar casinos.