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. CONCERN GROWS IN WAKE OF US EBOLA CASE
The Texas nurse's illness raises questions about assurances by health officials that the disease will be contained and that any U.S. hospital should be able to treat it.
2. WHAT'S ROILING CATHOLIC CHURCH
In a startling shift, bishops say it's time to recognize the "positive" aspects of gay unions and the gifts that homosexuals offer the church.
3. ISLAMIC STATE EXTREMISTS CAPTURE MILITARY CAMP IN WESTERN IRAQ
The advance shows the militants are inching closer to full control of the restive Anbar province despite U.S.-led airstrikes.
4. HOW CHANGING CLIMATE COULD IMPACT ARMED FORCES
Rising temperatures and more severe weather might create instability in many countries, opening the door for extremists, a Pentagon report says.
5. KIM JONG UN REPORTEDLY MAKES FIRST APPEARANCE IN FIVE WEEKS
The North Korean leader's lengthy absence from public view had fueled speculation about his health and his control over the country.
6. DOW DOWN ANOTHER 223 POINTS
Many investors remain concerned that growth in Europe and Asia could be slowing.
7. WHY THERE'S A DOWNSIDE TO CHEAPER GAS IN US
Factors behind the drop - a weaker global economy and a stronger dollar - could hurt the American economy by reducing exports, employment and spending.
8. PUSH FOR LEGALIZED POT IN WASHINGTON, DC, FOCUSES ON RACIAL JUSTICE
In 2010, blacks were eight times more likely than whites to be arrested for marijuana possession in the District, an ACLU study showed.
9. WHO'S CREATING OSCAR BUZZ
Michael Keaton is certain to land his first Academy Award nomination for his work in "Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance," AP Film Writer Jake Coyle predicts.
10. `WALKING DEAD' SEASON OPENER DRAWS 17.3 MILLION VIEWERS
That's the biggest audience ever for a single non-sports program on cable TV, Nielsen says.