10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Sep 21, 2015 9:08 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. POPE FRANCIS ENCOURAGES CUBANS TO EMBRACE CHANGE

In his final day on the island before flying to U.S., the pontiff presses Cubans to dream big and avoid being boxed in by ideologies.

2. WHO LEAVES GOP RACE, CITING PERSONAL ATTACKS

Scott Walker exits the 2016 campaign, warning that the Republican contest has become too nasty.

3. EUROPEAN UNION REMAINS DEEPLY DIVIDED OVER REFUGEES

The plight over how to deal with thousands of asylum seekers revives old differences among Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia and Slovenia, and creates some new tensions.

4. VW LOSES 17 PERCENT OF ITS VALUE OVER POLLUTION RIGGING

Volkswagen's stock plummets after the automaker admits to intentionally installing software that allows diesel vehicles to skirt U.S. emissions rules.

5. WHAT'S TRANSFORMING US-CHINA TIES

As President Barack Obama hosts President Xi Jinping in Washington this week, the leaders must confront fallout from the slowdown of the Chinese economy.

6. WHY APPLE WITHDRAWS SOME CHINESE APPS

The tech giant discovers that developers in China were tricked into using software tools that added malicious code to some apps in an unusual security breach.

7. 'PEOPLE ARE COMING BACK TO THEIR HOMES AND ITS NOTHING BUT ASH'

That's how Kelly Huston of the California office of Emergency Services describes the aftermath of a fire north of San Francisco that burned 117 square miles, destroyed at least 1,050 homes and killed three people.

8. COLO. SUPREME COURT WEIGHS FRACKING BANS

The court steps into a high-stakes battle over whether communities across the state can stop hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas.

9. ALASKANS WILL RECEIVE $2,072 OIL CHECKS THIS YEAR

The annual payout, which is a record this year, comes from a permanent fund established so all generations of Alaskans benefit from the riches of the state's natural resources.

10. TONY ROMO OUT AT LEAST 2 MONTHS

The Cowboys quarterback broke his collarbone playing against the Giants on Sunday.