Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we're working on for 10/13/2012-10/14/2012.

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Posted on October 12, 2012 at 3:03 PM

Updated Friday, Oct 12 at 3:03 PM

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BIRD RESCUE CENTER STRUGGLES DURING ECONOMIC CRISIS (SAT) - An elderly couple running a wildlife refuge center in the U.S. have to use their retirement savings to keep the center open due to spiraling costs. The number of wildlife groups caring for injured animals in Wisconsin has dropped by half over the last decade, putting pressure on places like the Raptor Education Center which deals with 200 to 350 birds a day.

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SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOUR (SAT) - The Space Shuttle Endeavour continues its 2mph move to its final resting place in Los Angeles.

CAMPAIGN (SAT/SUN) - President Obama campaigns in Virginia on Saturday, while Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan campaign in the battleground state of Ohio. Ryan will continue on to his home state, Wisconsin, on Sunday for a campaign stop.

LEGENDARY PILOT YEAGER MARKS ANNIVERSARY OF BREAKING SOUND BARRIER (SUN) - Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles E Yeager hopes he will break the sound barrier 65 years after the first historic event Oct. 14 near Edwards AFB, Calif. Flying in an F-15 Eagle belonging to the 65th Aggressor Squadron, Yeager is expected to break the sound barrier at the same time his experimental Bell X-1 made the feat in 1947: at 10:24 a.m.

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RALLY FOR 14-YEAR OLD VICTIM OF TALIBAN SHOOTING (SAT) - A rally has been organized by the Swat Peace Council in support of Malala Yousufzai, the 14-year-old girl who was shot by the Taliban for speaking out in support of education for women.

NATIVE AMERICAN ART SHINES AT FRIEZE ART FAIR (SAT) - Native American art is causing a stir at London's prestigious Frieze art fair, with rare works - never before exhibited in the UK - trading hands for millions of dollars. Chief among them is a blanket from the 1800s, which originally sold for 40 horses.

INDONESIA'S MOVIE ARCHIVE THREATENED BY NEGLECT (SAT) - Indonesia's movie heritage is under threat, with reels of films being destroyed by neglect and a lack of funding. But film enthusiasts hope the success of one restoration project will inject more cash into saving the country's celluloid gems.

SAMSUNG UNVEILS GALAXY S3 MINI IN GERMANY (SAT) - Samsung Electronics Co. has unveiled a smaller and cheaper version of the Galaxy S III smartphone with the same screen size as the iPhone 5. This latest Samsung device, which hopes to take on Apple, was unveiled at one of the company's flagship stores in Frankfurt.

SPAIN PROTESTS (SAT) - Various union protest are scheduled to take place in Madrid against austerity measures.

COLOMBIA DEMONSTRATION (SAT) - Family of FARC hostages and former hostages are set to demonstrate in Bogota to demand that they be listened to during the peace negotiations between the government and the rebel group scheduled for next week in Oslo.

SYRIA (SAT/SUN) - Fierce fighting between rebels and regime loyalists continues across the country amid tensions on the border between Syria and neighboring countries Turkey and Jordan, who are providing refuge to thousands fleeing the violence.

ISTANBUL WORLD FORUM (SAT/SUN) - The Istanbul World Forum takes place, bringing together political leaders, business executives, academics, public intellectuals, NGO leaders and media personalities from around the world to discuss regional and global issues.

IMF WORLD BANK MEETING (SUN) - In Tokyo, Yi Gang, the deputy Chinese central bank governor, holds a lecture following the IMF World Bank annual meeting.

NON-STOP PIANO, MONSTERS AND THRASH METAL AT PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL (SUN) - Icelandic monster tales and a musical Japanese house are just some of the acts in a new performing arts festival in Berlin. There are 25 different performances to dip into at the 'Foreign Affairs' festival which runs throughout the month of October.

THE ROOTS OF KABBALAH BEYOND THE CELEBRITY HEADLINES (SUN) - Kabbalah is known all over the world thanks, in part, to a number of Hollywood celebrities who in the last decade have publicly embraced its teachings.

REFUGEE TELLS HIS STORY OF THE SYRIAN CONFLICT (SUN) - As war rages in Syria, the stream of refugees into other countries shows no sign of stopping. More than 100,000 people fled Syria in August alone - about 40 percent of all who have left since the uprising against President Bashar Assad began last March. And that does not include the tens of thousands who have not yet registered with authorities according to the United Nations.

TRADITIONAL BRONZEWARE PRODUCTION A DYING ART (SUN) - For centuries, craftsmen in Bangkok have sweated over forges to create exquisite bronze bowls for the wealthy and discerning. Today, these can fetch hundreds of dollars each. But time is against the craftsmen and their art. Their numbers have dwindled and their children, put off by the hard work, won't want to continue the tradition.

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