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Debate scramble and other headlines

Morning headlines: Republican presidential hopefuls struggle to get off the bubble and onto the debate stage, Donald Trump does well in new polls of IA, NH.

New polls show Donald Trump running strong in Iowa, New Hampshire. (NBC News)

Billionaire brothers give Ted Cruz Super PAC at $15 million contribution. (CNN)

Hillary Clinton stakes out climate change agenda. (Bloomberg Politics)

Republicans alter script on abortion, seeking to shift debate. (New York Times)

Boy Scouts expected to end ban on gay scout leaders. (USA Today)

Turkey and U.S. agree on a plan to clear ISIS from strip of Syria's north. (New York Times)

Turkish troops target Kurdish fighters in northern Syria. (AP)

What are you reading this morning? Let us know in the comments, please.