10 Things to Know for Tuesday
The Associated Press
May. 05, 2015
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. PORTRAITS OF TEXAS GUNMEN EMERGE
One of the men had been on the radar of law enforcement for years for possible terror ties — but authorities say they had no indication he was plotting an attack.
2. HOW FIORINA, CARSON ARE TOUTING THEIR PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDACIES
Both of the Republicans are highlighting the possibility that they can help the party expand its appeal among an increasingly diverse electorate.
3. TSARNAEV DROPS IMPASSIVE DEMEANOR
The Boston Marathon bomber cries as his sobbing aunt briefly takes the stand in his federal death penalty trial.
4. WHAT HILLARY CLINTON IS OFFERING CONGRESS
Her lawyer tells lawmakers that she's willing to testify once on Capitol Hill later this month about the Benghazi attacks and her email practices.
5. OBAMA PICKS MARINE TO CHAIR JOINT CHIEFS
Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. gained attention in 2013 when he was chosen to take over the job as top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan.
6. WHO'S BEING PUSHED ASIDE BY PARTY HE HELPED FOUND
French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen has been suspended by his own National Front after a series of controversial remarks about Jews and Nazis.
7. TECH CEO VICTIM OF FATAL GYM ACCIDENT
David Goldberg apparently slipped off a treadmill at a Mexican resort and struck his head. He ran SurveyMonkey, an online survey business, and was married to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg.
8. WHY SURF'S UP — AND THEN SOME — IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
A recent storm off New Zealand triggered powerful swells that pushed waves as high as 15 feet toward the U.S. West Coast, thousands of miles away.
9. NEW CACHE OF MARK TWAIN WRITINGS FOUND
The dozens of columns pieced together by scholars at the University of California, Berkeley, were written when Twain was a young newsman in San Francisco.
10. WHO'S BEEN NAMED NBA MVP
Stephen Curry, once questioned as too small and too fragile, led top-seeded Golden State to a franchise-record 67 wins this season.