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10 things to know for Tuesday

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staff, Gazette
May 14, 2013

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

1. CONGRESS INVESTIGATING IRS SCANDAL

A House committee is holding hearings this week on the IRS' targeting of tea party and conservative political groups. Click here for story

2. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OBTAINS AP PHONE RECORDS

The AP's CEO called the seizure of two months of records for more than 20 phone lines a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into news operations. Click here for story

3. ANGELINA JOLIE HAS DOUBLE MASTECTOMY

The Oscar-winning actress writes that she chose the surgery preventively because she carries the gene that gives her an 87 percent chance of getting breast cancer. Click here for story

4. ABORTION DOCTOR FACES DEATH PENALTY

A Philadelphia jury found Dr. Kermit Gosnell guilty of killing three babies after they were born alive, and manslaughter for the 2009 death of a patient. Click here for story

5. HOW GREEN TECHNOLOGY IS KILLING EAGLES

The AP reports that wind farms kill thousands of birds a year, and the Obama administration doesn't prosecute companies for the deaths of eagles, a federal crime. Click here for story

6. THOUSANDS MOURN DEAD AT BANGLADESH FACTORY

A prayer service was held in memory of 1,127 victims pulled from the collapsed building in the worst-ever garment industry disaster. Click here for story

7. SUSPECT CAUGHT ON VIDEO IN MOTHER'S DAY PARADE

New Orleans police released pictures of 19-year-old Akein Scott, who witnesses identified as the gunman who wounded 19. Click here for story

8. WHY PHONE CARRIERS ARE AIRING ANTI-TEXTING ADS

AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile are leading the "It Can Wait" campaign to warn of the dangers of texting while driving. Click here for story

9. WHO MADE TV ADVICE POPULAR

Psychologist Joyce Brothers, who died at 85 on Monday, began appearing as an on-air psychologist in the 1950s and later wrote a syndicated advice column. Click here for story

10. WHERE KATE AND WILLIAM'S BABY WILL LIVE

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's home at Kensington Palace won't be ready by the time the baby is born in July, meaning the couple may have to live in a two-bedroom property. Click here for story



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