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Today: Shades of Cold War. 'Daily Show' Debut.

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the Los Angeles Times. The U.S. and Russia press their plans for Syria; what's behind the big Mars news; and "The Daily Show" changes hosts. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. #mailchimp-subscribe { font:14px Georgia,Serif; line-height: 30px;} Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES No One Banged a Shoe but ... In scenes reminiscent of the Cold War, President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin traded barbs in speeches at the United Nations. Each put forth their competing approaches to fighting Islamic State and ending the conflict in Syria. A later face-to-face meeting between the two...