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. INVESTIGATORS: NO EVIDENCE OF GANG RAPE AT UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
The police probe followed an article in Rolling Stone magazine that described an attack in graphic detail, but was later discredited.
2. UTAH BECOMES ONLY STATE TO ALLOW FIRING SQUADS
The governor, in signing the bill, says Utah needs a backup execution method in case a shortage of lethal drugs persists.
3. WHICH WORLD LEADER IS APOLOGIZING FOR SOMETHING HE SAID
Netanyahu says he's sorry for warning in the last hours of Israel's election that the country's Arab citizens were voting "in droves."
4. TED CRUZ AIMING CAMPAIGN AT MOST-CONSERVATIVE VOTERS
The strategy could run into challenges in winning over moderate presidential voters - and eventually deep difficulties in governing should Cruz win the White House.
5. WHO'S FORGING FRESH TIES
U.S. and Afghan leaders meet in Washington to relaunch a relationship strained by nearly 14 years of war.
6. RESEARCHERS HOPING FOR GLUTEN-FREE WHEAT
The aim is to develop new varieties of the grain at a time when the gluten-free industry is worth nearly a billion dollars a year in the U.S. alone.
7. AMANDA KNOX APPEAL ON DOCKET
Italy's highest court is expected this week to rule on Knox's challenge of a Florence court's guilty verdict and 28 1/2-year sentence.
8. NEW PUSH FOR STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT END-OF-LIFE CARE
Doctors are being trained for emotional conversations with the terminally ill, such as whether it's time to stop chemotherapy and how patients wish to spend their final days.
9. WHAT US ASTRONAUT IS PACKING FOR YEAR IN SPACE
Scott Kelly is taking, among other items, what he calls a "superhero utility belt" to hold tools for his lengthy stay aboard the International Space Station.
10. NFL SUSPENDING TV BLACKOUTS
The experiment for the 2015 season is a huge step for the NFL, whose blackout policy dates back decades.