10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Apr 06, 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. WHO'S MAKING CASE FOR DEAL WITH TEHRAN

As the White House ramps up its lobbying effort, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz — a nuclear physicist — maintains the agreement would block all Iranian pathways to a nuclear weapon.

2. HILLARY CLINTON EXPECTED TO SOON LAUNCH PRESIDENTIAL BID

Her initial focus will be on intimate events, rather than soaring speeches to big rallies, two people close to the Clinton organization tell the AP.

3. HOW ADVOCATES ARE REACTING TO ROLLING STONE'S RETRACTION OF SEX ASSAULT ARTICLE

"I'm afraid this will perpetuate the myth that sexual assault on campus is this made-up phenomenon," says Alison Kiss, of the Clery Center for Security On Campus.

4. MARCH MADNESS BELIES DECLINE IN POPULARITY OF COLLEGE HOOPS

Attendance at Division I games has fallen for seven straight seasons; as of late this season, ESPN saw about a 6 percent ratings decrease on its telecasts.

5. WHY GROUND CAMPAIGN MAY BE DELAYED IN YEMEN

Fierce fighting in the southern port city of Aden, on the Arabian Sea, raises doubts over the possibility of landing ground forces from a Saudi-led coalition.

6. DEFENSE RESTS IN AARON HERNANDEZ CASE

Testimony in the murder trial ends after the defense calls just three witnesses and wraps up its case in a single day.

7. PROFILES EMERGE OF VICTIMS OF KENYA ATTACK

The dead, say those who knew them, were mostly youths trying hard to forge careers, traveling many hours by bus from their homes to study at the college where the extremists struck.

8. WHICH DIET PLANS WORK BEST

Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig score highest in a review of research on commercial diet programs. But many other plans haven't been studied enough to evaluate.

9. 'FURIOUS 7' EARNS EYE-POPPING $147.2 million

The movie's opening is the ninth biggest of all time, right behind "Spider-Man 3's" $151 million bow in 2007.

10. A-ROD GETS OPENING DAY OVATION

Fans at Yankee Stadium greet the slugger enthusiastically in his first game back from a year-long drug suspension. He singles in three at-bats.