10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Sep 14, 2015 9:03 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. EXPLOSIVE WILDFIRE BURNING LARGELY UNCHECKED IN CALIFORNIA'S NAPA VALLEY

Since starting Saturday, the blaze has consumed more than 95 square miles, destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of residents to flee.

2. SEVERAL EU COUNTRIES BEEF UP BORDER CONTROLS

The moves targeting migrants set a precedent that could gut the bloc's cherished principle of free movement among most of its nations.

3. KENTUCKY CLERK, FREED FROM PRISON, RETURNS TO WORK

On her first day back on the job, Kim Davis announces that she will no longer block her deputies from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

4. HOW OBAMA IS PUTTING HIS IMPRINT ON RACE TO SUCCEED HIM

Visiting the key caucus state of Iowa, he draws sharp contrasts between Democratic policies and those of Republicans seeking to reclaim the White House.

5. COLLEGE PROF GUNNED DOWN IN OWN OFFICE

A fellow instructor is suspected in the killing at Delta State University in Mississippi.

6. WHY RUSSIA IS TAKING GAMBLE IN SYRIA

In ramping up its military support of Assad, Moscow appears to be betting that the West may be willing to quietly tolerate the autocrat as a less bad option amid the messy civil war.

7. CONSERVATIVE PRIME MINISTER OUSTED IN AUSTRALIA

The change could signal a different Australian response to such issues as climate change.

8. WHO'S AGREEING TO LIMIT USE OF SONAR

The Navy settles a lawsuit with environmental groups who say that sonar harms whales in the Pacific.

9. COSBY ACCUSERS TO HAVE THEIR SAY IN TV SPECIAL

The A&E channel says that "Cosby: The Women Speak" will detail the allegations made against the entertainer.

10. LIST OF WOUNDED QBS GROWS IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Injuries to starting signal-callers is forcing plenty of teams — Notre Dame and South Carolina among them — to resort to backups just two weeks into the season.