10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Feb 09, 2015 9:00 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. HOW GAY MARRIAGE MOVE IS BEING INTERPRETED

Many believe that the Supreme Court, in refusing to block same-sex unions in Alabama, is signaling that it intends to OK gay marriage nationwide.

2. US, GERMANY DISAGREE ON LETHAL AID TO UKRAINE

It's possible the public split is merely a "good cop, bad cop" tactic to push Putin to end the fighting.

3. OBAMA TO SEEK NEW WAR POWERS TO FIGHT ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS

He intends to leave open the option to send in combat forces if needed, a congressional official tells the AP.

4. JURY SEATED FOR 'AMERICAN SNIPER' TRIAL

Ten women and two men will serve as jurors for the trial of a former Marine charged with capital murder in the death of ex-Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.

5. DEBATE SWIRLS OVER BRIAN WILLIAMS' FUTURE

Cutting ties with the anchor might be difficult for NBC because he has kept "Nightly News" at the top of the ratings.

6. WHERE EPIC SNOWS CONTINUE TO FALL

Boston sets a record for the most snow recorded in a 30-day period, with 61.6 inches.

7. HSBC'S SWISS BRANCH ACCUSED OF HELPING WEALTHY DODGE TAXES

The bank also turned a blind eye to illegal activities of arms dealers and blood diamond traders, leaked documents purportedly show.

8. WHICH LONG-LOST APOLLO 11 ARTIFACT HAS COME TO LIGHT

A 16 mm camera used to film Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon goes on display at the Smithsonian after the astronaut's widow discovered it in a closet.

9. ROBUST START FOR 'BETTER CALL SAUL'

The premiere of the "Breaking Bad" spin-off was seen by 6.9 million viewers, which the AMC network says is the biggest series premiere in cable TV history.

10. ED SABOL DIES AT 98

The innovative founder of NFL Films introduced super slow-motion replays, highlight reels and footage of pregame locker room speeches.