10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Jan 01, 2018 9:54 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. POST-HOLIDAY, TRUMP FACES FULL PLATE

The president returns to Washington from his Florida club to face a hefty legislative to-do list, critical midterm elections and thorny issues abroad.

2. VIOLENCE FLARES IN IRAN

Anti-government demonstrations see their deadliest night as "armed protesters" try to overrun military bases and police stations before security forces repel them, killing 10 people, Iranian state TV says.

3. SMOKE 'EM (OR EAT 'EM) IF YOU GOT 'EM

Customers line up early to purchase recreational marijuana legally for the first time in California as the new year brings broad legalization of pot.

4. ENCOURAGING SIGNS IN CHICAGO CRIME STATS

The city ends 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before — although gang violence keeps the total number of killings above the 600 mark.

5. WHERE WINTER HAS BLOWN IN WITH GUSTO

Bone-chilling cold grips much of the central U.S. as 2018 begins, breaking century-old records.

6. COURT MOVES AGAINST TEEN HAILED BY PALESTINIANS

An Israeli military court indicts a teenage Palestinian girl who was filmed last month in the West Bank slapping Israeli troops.

7. TRUMP KEEPS PRESSURE ON PAKISTAN

The president slams Pakistan, which has long been accused of providing safe havens for militants, for "lies & deceit" in a New Year's Day tweet.

8. WHO'S TAKING REINS OF BEAUTY PAGEANT

Former Fox News anchor and 1989 Miss America Gretchen Carlson is named chairwoman of the Miss America Organization's board of directors.

9. PASADENA HOSTS ANNUAL EXTRAVAGANZA

Floral floats roll under sunny skies as the Rose Parade draws thousands of revelers for Southern California's colorful New Year's Day tradition.

10. BULLDOGS PUNCH TICKET TO TITLE GAME

In the first overtime Rose Bowl, Sony Michel races 27 yards for a TD to give No. 3 Georgia a 54-48 victory against No. 2 Oklahoma in the college football playoffs.