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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. NO INDICTMENT FOR POLICE OFFICER IN MICHAEL BROWN'S DEATH

A grand jury decides against criminal charges for officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

2. WHY US DEFENSE CHIEF STEPS DOWN

Chuck Hagel submits his resignation amid concerns about his effectiveness and growing criticism of the Obama administration's Mideast crisis management.

3. FOR STALLED IRAN NUCLEAR TALKS, AN EXTENSION

Negotiators will have seven more months to work on an agreement to limit Tehran's ability to construct a nuclear weapon.

4. WHO RECEIVES AMERICA'S HIGHEST CIVILIAN HONOR

President Obama bestows the Medal of Freedom on 18 trailblazers in the arts, sports and politics, including Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep and Tom Brokaw.

5. UNEXPECTED RECESSION RATTLES JAPAN'S YOUTH

With the country's debt rising, population aging and job security fading, young people wonder when, and if, their nation will bounce back.

6. FOR SOME REPUBLICANS, IMMIGRATION FALLS OFF RADAR

Following President Obama's sweeping immigration order, some prominent GOP governors see immigration reform as little more than an afterthought.

7. WHAT COULD SNARL THANKSGIVING TRAVEL

A snowstorm forecast to hit Wednesday and Thursday could cause delays at Northeast airports and highways.

8. AUTOMAKERS SEEK TO SHORT CIRCUIT WOULD-BE CAR HACKERS

In staged tests, hackers have demonstrated they can pop the locks, engage the brakes and even kill the engine on an Internet-enabled vehicle.

9. SWISS MUSEUM ACCEPTS TROVE OF LOOTED ART

The museum vows to work with Germany to make sure that any of the hundreds of pieces that were once seized by the Nazis are now returned to Jewish heirs.

10. GIANTS RECEIVER CREDITS CATCH TO PRACTICE, INSTINCT

"Hold on to the ball," Odell Beckham said when asked what he was thinking when he hauled in a one-handed touchdown grab against the Cowboys.

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