10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Feb 29, 2016 9:02 PM
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. GOP DIVIDES DEEPEN ON EVE OF SUPER TUESDAY

The fault lines widen between Republican leaders who support front-runner Donald Trump and those who reject him, sending tremors through the party.

2. WHAT JUDGE RULES ABOUT APPLE IPHONE ENCRYPTION

The U.S. Justice Dept. cannot force Apple to give the FBI access to locked iPhone data, a judge rules in a N.Y. drug case that could affect the San Bernardino terrorism investigation.

3. SANDERS KEEPS HIS RELIGION ON CAMPAIGN BACK BURNER

The Vermont senator — the first Jewish candidate to win a major presidential primary — has largely avoided discussing his Judaism.

4. WHO BREAKS DECADE-LONG SILENCE

Justice Clarence Thomas asks questions on Monday during a Supreme Court hearing for the first time since February 2006 — drawing gasps from the audience.

5. WHERE RIOT POLICE TURN AWAY REFUGEES

Macedonian police on Greece's northern border use tear gas and stun grenades against Syrian and Iraqi asylum seekers as authorities rush to build more camps to house them.

6. 'IT'S TRULY THE BEST JOB IN THE WORLD'

That's how Navy SEAL Edward Byers describes his service, upon receiving the Medal of Honor for helping rescue an American hostage in Afghanistan.

7. MORE MAYORS, GOVERNORS TAPPING 'DARK MONEY'

Like federal politicians, officials in state and city government are turning to nonprofits sometimes backed by anonymous donors to help promote their agendas and defuse crises.

8. FOR OSCARS, LOWEST RATINGS IN 8 YEARS

The drop in viewers came in a year when the movie industry suffered criticism over a lack of diversity.

9. AIRBNB RENTERS MAKE GRUESOME DISCOVERY

A group of young people renting a suburban Paris house finds a badly decomposed body on a slope on the unfenced property.

10. TOM BRADY REPORTEDLY OKS EXTENSION

The New England quarterback agrees to a two-year extension, reports say.