10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Nov 21, 2016 9:10 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 TRUMP'S TRANSITION IS BREAKING WITH TRADITION

Unlike his predecessors, who often spoke with Cabinet candidates under a cloud of secrecy, Trump has turned the search into a very public audition process.

2. SUSPECT ARRESTED IN SLAYING OF TEXAS OFFICER

The man is taken into custody without incident in connection with the fatal shooting, one of several weekend attacks against law enforcement in multiple states.

3. SIX KILLED IN SCHOOL BUS CRASH IN TENNESSEE

The bus carrying 35 young children crashes, turns on its side and wraps around a tree.

4. GREATER MERCY GRANTED TO CATHOLIC FAITHFUL

Pope Francis says he will allow priests to absolve the "grave sin" of abortion.

5. 7.4-MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE RATTLES JAPAN

Coastal residents are ordered to flee after the tremor strikes off Fukushima prefecture — home to the nuclear plant destroyed by a tsunami in 2011.

6. WHY DEMENTIA RATES IN US ARE DECLINING

Better treatments for diabetes and heart disease — both of which increase the risks for dementia — may explain the fall-off, researchers say.

7. US STOCK INDEXES RISE TO RECORD HIGHS

The surge is led by big gains in energy companies as the price of crude oil moves sharply higher.

8. WHO'S AIMING TO FOSTER UNITY

The oral history project StoryCorps is charging Americans, particularly teens, to record a conversation with an elder relative on their feelings about the election.

9. MASTER STORYTELLER WILLIAM TREVOR DIES AT 88

The Irish bard considered short stories the best vehicle for studying character, but also wrote novels, plays and TV dramas.

10. NFL TAKES SHOW ON ROAD

Oakland squares off against Houston in Mexico City — the first regular-season game there in 11 years.