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10 things to know for Tuesday

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Associated Press
September 17, 2013

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 

1. HOW GUNMAN GOT INTO THE WASHINGTON NAVY YARD 

The defense worker had a valid pass for the high-security installation where he shot and killed 12. Click here for story

2. TWO SIDES OF SHOOTING SUSPECT 

Aaron Alexis was a convert to Buddhism — but also flashed a temper that led to at least two earlier run-ins with police. Click here for story

3. CREWS RIGHT STRICKEN CRUISE SHIP 

A vast system of cables and pulleys is used to winch the Costa Concordia from the reef off Italy where it ran aground in 2012. Click here for story

4. WHY UN INSPECTORS HAVE SHADE OF DOUBT  

They say evidence of a deadly chemical weapons attack last month in Syria could have been manipulated in the rebel-controlled stricken neighborhoods. Click here for story

5. RIPPLE EFFECTS OF MASSIVE FLOODING 

As images of dramatic rescues and crumbling roads circulate widely, officials worry that Colorado’s billion-dollar tourism industry will take a hit. Click here for story

6. WORLD’S ECONOMY STUCK IN NEUTRAL 

An AP survey of more than two dozen economists suggests that global growth will remain sluggish this year and next. Click here for story

7. WHAT SOME SEE AS A MILESTONE 

The fact that the new Miss America is of Indian descent may prove that people of color can enter the cultural mainstream in ways that once seemed closed. Click here for story

8. EXPERTS FEAR INTERNET BALKANIZATION 

Brazil plans to divorce itself from the U.S.-centric Internet over Washington’s online spying — a potentially dangerous first step toward fracturing the global network. Click here for story

9. EMMY HOST’S HIDDEN TALENT 

Neil Patrick Harris, beyond being able to sing, dance and act, is also a talented magician. Click here for story

10. NASTY WEATHER PLAGUING NFL — AND IT’S ONLY SEPTEMBER 

Already, three games have been disrupted by threatening weather, mostly lightning. Click here for story



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