Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. EXPLOSIVES-LADEN MOTORCYCLE BLOWS UP, KILLING SIX AMERICANS
The suicide attack in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province is the deadliest targeting international troops since August.
2. WHOSE FEARS OBAMA CLAIMS TRUMP IS ‘EXPLOITING’
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- Wealthy couple chartered a plane to the Yukon, took vaccines meant for Indigenous elders, authorities said
- US terrorism alert warns of politically motivated violence
- Judge bars Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban
- Biden may be stuck with some Trumpists
- Biden to reopen ACA marketplaces, lower barriers for joining Medicaid
The president says the GOP front-runner, in making inflammatory comments, is playing in particular to working-class men who are worried about the economy and stagnant wages.
3. HOMELESS WOMAN SLAMS CAR INTO PEDESTRIANS ON VEGAS STRIP
Lakeisha Holloway says she was stressed out after being chased by security guards from parking lots where she had been trying to sleep.
4. HOST APOLOGIZES FOR ‘OOPS’ MOMENT AT BEAUTY PAGEANT
“I feel terrible,” tweets Steve Harvey, a day after announcing that Miss Colombia had won the Miss Universe crown — then having to correct himself minutes later and pass the crown to the contestant from the Philippines.
5. WHICH GOVERNMENT HAS SUNK INTO A VOID
Spain faces weeks or months of uncertainty over who will govern the country after a splintered national election.
6. FDA LIFTS LIFETIME BAN ON BLOOD DONATIONS FROM GAY MEN
The new policy bars donations from men who have had sex with a man in the previous year.
7. WHY THERE MAY BE ONE MORE CLINTON ON CAMPAIGN TRAIL NEXT FALL
Chelsea Clinton announces she’s expecting her second child in the summer.
8. CHEAP IS CHIC THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
More U.S. shoppers are intent on finding cheap gifts — the latest twist in a theme that has played out since the recession.
9. BILL COSBY SUES SUPERMODEL FOR DEFAMATION
Beverly Johnson has been one of Cosby’s most vocal accusers, claiming he drugged and tried to assault her in the 1980s.
10. NFL SUSPENDS GIANTS STAR RECEIVER ONE GAME
Barring a successful appeal, Odell Beckham Jr. will miss next weekend’s visit to Minnesota for his conduct against Carolina, when he drew three personal foul penalties.