10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. AFGHAN QUAKE TOLL RISES BEYOND 260
The temblor, centered deep beneath the Hindu Kush mountains, killed at least 228 people in Pakistan and 33 in Afghanistan, with scores injured.
2. BOEHNER PRESSES AHEAD ON 2-YEAR BUDGET DEAL
The outgoing House speaker is pushing for a measure to suspend the current $18.1 trillion debt limit through March 2017, avoiding a government shutdown.
3. WHAT’S BEING LINKED TO CANCER
The World Health Organization declares processed meats raise the risk of colon and stomach cancer and red meat is probably harmful, too.
4. 1 STILL MISSING, 5 DEAD IN CANADA WHALE WATCH BOAT SINKING
The cause of the sinking off the British Columbia coast remains a mystery: The boat made a mayday call late Sunday afternoon on a calm, clear day.
5. AP: GREEN BERETS THOUGHT TALIBAN HELD AFGHAN HOSPITAL
The U.S. soldiers who requested the airstrike on the Doctors without Borders trauma center in Afghanistan knew it was a hospital but believed it was under Taliban control, The Associated Press learns.
6. WHY SOME INVESTORS LOST BILLIONS BETTING ON OIL
A plunge in crude prices —and reckless investing — explains much of the $20 billion losses.
7. PROSECUTOR: OKLA. DRIVER ‘PURPOSELY’ HIT PARADE SPECTATORS
Adacia Chambers drove around a barricade, ran a red light and drove over a police motorcycle before crashing into the crowd, killing four, says Payne County District Attorney Laura Thomas.
8. WHERE BEDTIME STORIES REACH NEW HEIGHTS
A new bundle of picture books heads to the International Space Station to continue the “Story Time from Space” program in which astronauts read children’s books on camera.
9. ‘Y’ALL WANT TO PARTY WITH ME?’
Prince invites fans to his suburban Paisley Park Studios to hear him and bandmates raise the roof until 3 a.m.
10. WHO GETS WORLD SERIES RING
Sometimes a reliever who threw just a few pitches during the season can get the jewelry if his team wins the championship.