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.TERRORISM SUSPECTED IN CAR-AND-KNIFE ATTACK AT OHIO STATE
Authorities say a Somali-born Ohio State University student plowed his car into pedestrians and began stabbing people with a butcher knife before being shot to death by a policeman.
2. WHICH POTENTIAL TRUMP CABINET PICK IS LINKED TO PENTAGON INVESTIGATION
The AP confirms a leaks investigation that could complicate former CIA Director David Petraeus’ prospects of obtaining a Cabinet post.
3. WHERE TRUMP WAS FINALLY DECLARED A WINNER
Officials certify that Trump won Michigan by 10,704 votes, claiming all of its 16 electoral votes, but there’s more wrangling to come on the final vote count.
4. WHEN WISCONSIN COULD BEGIN RECOUNT
The process could start Thursday, after Green Party nominee Jill Stein alleged irregularities and raised the possibility of electronic voting machines being hacked.
5. HOW CASTRO TRANSFORMED CUBA
He remade an entire country in his image, transforming everything from its food to the way neighbors interact, and left a legacy that seems certain to survive, in some form, long after his death.
6. WHY SOME AFRICAN-AMERICANS ADMIRE FIDEL CASTRO
The late Cuban leader ended segregation there when it still reigned in U.S.
7. WHAT TOUCHED OFF A WAVE OF PANIC IN ALEPPO
Syrian government forces captured more than a third of opposition-held eastern Aleppo, as rebel defenses collapsed and allowed the most significant government gains yet.
8. GOVERNMENT ORDERS COULD HAVE LITTLE EFFECT ON PIPELINE PROTEST CAMP
North Dakota’s governor issued a “mandatory evacuation” for the camp but didn’t specify any action to be taken against protesters who don’t comply.
9. CYBER MONDAY LOSES STEAM
Millions still check out online deals and check off items from their gift list, but a one-day frenzy appears to be going the way of the dial-up modem.
10. HOW TO HAVE A BLUE CHRISTMAS
If Christmas gets you down, singers Amy Grant and Kacey Musgraves have sad songs that acknowledge that the holiday isn’t happy for everyone.