10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Apr 04, 2016 11:47 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. WISCONSIN NEXT PRIZE IN PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

Heading into the vote, Cruz leads the polls on the Republican side while Sanders has the edge in the Democratic race.

2. WHERE 'PANAMA PAPERS' ARE STOKING ANGER

Thousands of protesters demand that Iceland's prime minister resign because of questions about his financial affairs raised by the leaked documents.

3. SUPREME COURT HANDS DEMOCRATS A VICTORY

The justices unanimously endorse election maps that bolster urban Democratic areas at the expense of rural Republican districts.

4. CALIFORNIA, NEW YORK RAISING MINIMUM WAGE TO $15 AN HOUR

The new laws mark the most ambitious moves yet by legislatures to close the national divide between rich and poor.

5. TEHRAN STILL SEEN AS EXTENDING INFLUENCE THROUGH ITS MILITARY

In Syria, for instance, experts contradict the Obama administration's claims that Iran is drawing down its forces fighting to strengthen the Assad regime.

6. WHAT SYRIAN TROOPS FIND AFTER LIBERATING TOWN FROM ISLAMIC STATE GROUP

In Qaryatain, nothing is left of a fifth-century monastery, once a cherished pilgrimage site, except a pile of stones.

7. CLIMATE CHANGE WILL INCREASE ILLNESS, US WARNS

Global warming will make the air dirtier, water more contaminated and food more tainted, a report issued by the Obama administration says.

8. WHY ALASKA AIRLINES IS BUYING CALIFORNIA-BASED VIRGIN AMERICA

Alaska hopes to become travelers' preferred airline on the West Coast and a tougher competitor to giants American, Delta and United on transcontinental routes.

9. WATCHDOG GROUP: YOUNGER VIEWERS ROUTINELY EXPOSED TO GRAPHIC SCENES

The TV content ratings system fails to protect children from adult fare and must be overhauled, a study by the Parents Television Council says.

10. WILDCATS PULL OFF ONE OF WILDEST FINISHES IN NCAA TOURNAMENT HISTORY

Kris Jenkins' 3-pointer at the buzzer lifts Villanova to the national title with a 77-74 victory over North Carolina.