10 Things to Know for Tuesday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. BOY SCOUTS POISED FOR A BIG CHANGE
Under a new policy, sponsors of individual Scout units would be able to decide for themselves whether to accept gays as scouts and leaders. 2. A SHOW OF BIPARTISANSHIP ON IMMIGRATION Leading senators of both parties outline legislation aimed at giving some 11 million illegal immigrants a path to U.S. citizenship. 3. WHY SO MANY DIED IN BRAZIL BLAZE The nightclub had no fire alarm, no sprinklers, no fire escape — and just one exit. 4. THE SLINGS AND ARROWS AIMED AT CHUCK HAGEL An AP fact-check finds that many of the claims by opponents of Obama's choice to head the Defense Department are overblown. 5. WHO IS WORRIED ABOUT EGYPT'S MASKED MEN A mysterious group called the Black Bloc says it is defending protesters, but some fear it could prompt an Islamist backlash. 6. US PROTESTS AS IRAN PUTS A MONKEY INTO SPACE Any space launch "is directly relevant to the development of long-range ballistic missiles," the State Department says. 7. HOW AN UNUSUAL DOUBLE-ARM TRANSPLANT IS WORKING OUT "Ohh yeah today has been one month since my surgery and (my arms) already move a little," tweets recipient Brendan Marrocco, a wounded Iraq vet. 8. ONE CALAMITY AFTER ANOTHER — AND NOW A DRY SPELL Caddo County, Okla., which is enduring a crippling drought, has been declared a federal disaster area nine times since 2007. 9. 'HE NEVER SEEMED TO BE A HELP TO HER' In "Remembering Whitney," Cissy Houston writes that she had doubts about Bobby Brown from the start. 10. AT QB, A COUPLE OF SUPER BOWL NOBODIES But one will leave New Orleans as football's newest star.


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