What we’re watching Saturday

BY newsdesk  December 28, 2013 at 10:51 AM EST

Good morning. Here’s some of the news we’re watching this morning.

Jobless benefits end

Extended unemployment benefits expire for some 1.3 million Americans after Congress fails to extend a recession-era program that steps in after state benefit limits are reached. Syrian air strikes

Egyptian unrest

  • CNN reports that at least three were killed and more than 265 arrested on Friday in clashes as the Muslim Brotherhood defies new penalties for protest. One student was killed when police broke up a protest at Islamic university in Cairo.

Big policy changes in China