10 Things to Know for Tuesday
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. FRESH ACCUSATIONS TURN UP HEAT ON ALA. SENATE CANDIDATE
Top Republicans pressure Roy Moore to leave the race after a woman's emotional account alleging Moore sexually assaulted her years ago when she was 16.
2. DEATH TOLL CLIMBS PAST 400 IN IRAN-IRAQ QUAKE
Rescuers dig through wrecked buildings for survivors, and the military sets up field hospitals in the border region for thousands of injured.
3. HOW TRUMP IS RESHAPING FEDERAL COURTS
The president nominates white men to judgeships at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening diversity.
4. SAUDIS DROP YEMEN BLOCKADE
The move suggests the kingdom's bullish young crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, may be trying to pull back from the edge of a catastrophic regional crisis.
5. WHY TORRENTIAL TEXAS RAINSTORMS COULD BECOME MORE COMMON
Climate change means extreme rainfall — like the three feet spawned by Hurricane Harvey — is six times more likely to hit the Lone Star State than in the past.
6. WHAT NEW GUIDELINES SAY ABOUT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
Updated standards show nearly half U.S. adults have high blood pressure, according to an announcement at an American Heart Association conference.
7. SESSIONS RETURNS TO CAPITOL HILL IN RUSSIA PROBE
The attorney general's appearance comes amid growing evidence of contacts between Russians and President Trump's camp.
8. WHO'S BACK IN DC, WEEKS AFTER ATTACK
Kentucky Republican Rand Paul did not lift his arms during a Senate vote, having suffered six broken ribs when a
9. ONE OF JFK'S FINAL AUTOGRAPHS UP FOR SALE
A rare documents dealer wants $80,000 for a photograph Kennedy signed a day before the assassination.
10. 'IT'S A BLACK MOMENT FOR OUR GAME'
Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi sums up the country's agony as the team fails to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades.