10 things to know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
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1. DEMOCRATS CRY FOUL ON GOP'S IRAN MESSAGE
The White House and Congress members from the Democratic Party accuse Republicans of undermining the president's nuclear negotiations with Tehran.
2. WHY THE FALLOUT FROM A RACIST VIDEO ISN'T DYING IN OKLAHOMA
A top high school recruit de-commits from the university where hundreds of African-American students are still shocked at the fraternity chant incident.
3. FRENCH ATHLETES DIE IN ARGENTINA CRASH
Two helicopters carrying Olympic medalists and a sailing champion who were shooting a popular reality show crash in a remote part of the country, killing 10 people.
4. IRAQI FORCES RETAKE TOWN NEAR TIKRIT
The battle for Saddam Hussein's hometown is a key test for Iraq's military as it struggles to win back some of the Islamic State group's biggest strongholds in the country.
5. PENTAGON HOPES TO LEARN FROM CHIMP ATTACK VICTIM
The military pays for Charla Nash's full face transplant in 2011 and her follow-up treatment, hoping to learn some things that can help seriously disfigured soldiers.
6. SHAKEUP IN FERGUSON'S JUDICIAL SYSTEM
A Missouri appeals court judge is appointed to take over following a federal report chiding what was described as a profit-driven city court system.
7. WHO MIGHT BE LEADING THE UNITED NATIONS SOON
Two campaigns are being launched this week to have a woman succeed current Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon whose second term expires at the end of next year.
8. MYANMAR POLICE CHARGE AT STUDENT PROTESTERS WITH BATONS
The demonstration is triggered by a new law which critics say undermines the autonomy of universities.
9. INDIA RAPE DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES IN NYC
Meryl Streep and Indian star Freida Pinto headline the star-studded showing of the film that has been banned by New Delhi.
10. WHERE GUN OWNERSHIP IS DECLINING
Only 32 percent of Americans own a firearm themselves or live with someone who does — which ties a record low set in 2010, a survey shows.