10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Jan 25, 2016 9:01 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. IN BLIZZARD'S WAKE, TALE OF TWO CITIES

New York did well in the big snowstorm, while Washington struggled — again. Why? For one thing, D.C. has a relatively small snow budget.

2. WHY HILLARY CLINTON HAS REASON TO SMILE

Obama, weighing in on the presidential race, describes her as "wicked smart" — while suggesting Bernie Sanders is untested.

3. AUTHORITIES REVEAL REASON BOMB DIDN'T GO OFF

The bomb left behind by the couple responsible for the attack in San Bernardino, California, didn't detonate because it was poorly constructed, the AP learns.

4. ANNIVERSARY OF EGYPT UPRISING SEES HEAVY SECURITY

Five years after Tahrir Square, the government takes no chances, with a new wave of arrests and security checks in Cairo.

5. WHERE ZIKA VIRUS IS TRAVELING

Experts say the disease is likely to spread to every country in the Americas where the mosquito that carries it can be found: that's everywhere except Canada and continental Chile.

6. DONORS TACKLING CHRONIC SHORTFALL IN SYRIA AID

The World Bank and other donors are promoting cheap loans for the hard-hit Mideast countries that are hosting most refugees.

7. WHICH FED ACTION HASN'T HAD DESIRED EFFECT

Since the Federal Reserve raised interest rates from a record low last month, the global picture has darkened.

8. FOUR KEY EXECS LEAVING TWITTER

The exodus escalates the uncertainty facing the messaging service as it struggles to broaden its audience.

9. HOW TRACY MORGAN IS TURNING LEMONS TO LEMONADE

The comedian is mining the highway accident in which he was badly injured for laughs with his "Picking Up the Pieces" stand-up tour.

10. QUESTIONABLE DECISIONS PROMPT SECOND-GUESSING OF BILL BELICHICK

Patriots fans with a sour taste in their mouths from the loss in the AFC title game are beginning to question the hoodied football guru's judgment.