Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. WHITE OFFICER WON’T FACE CHARGES IN KILLING OF CLEVELAND BOY
Cuyahoga County’s prosecutor says it is “indisputable” that Tamir Rice was drawing a pistol from his waistband when he was gunned down.
2. TEXAS CLEANS UP AFTER TWISTERS, SNOW AND ICE PELT MIDWEST
Most Read Nation & World Stories
- As thousands of athletes get coronavirus tests, nurses wonder: What about us?
- For Trump, 20 days of fantasy and failure
- Sports on TV & radio: Local listings for Seattle games and events
- That Mysterious Monolith in the Utah Desert? It’s Gone, Officials Say
- Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team
At least 11 people died in the tornadoes that swept through the Dallas area, bringing the death toll from storms and floods to about four dozen in the last week.
3. IRAQI TROOPS ADVANCE IN RAMADI
However, Islamic State insurgents are still dug into pockets of the city west of Baghdad.
4. ADVOCATES SAY CHICAGO POLICE CRISIS TRAINING HAS LANGUISHED
Mayor Rahm Emanuel calls for a review of how officers are trained to respond to calls involving people in crisis or with mental health problems.
5. WHO STRIKES LANDMARK DEAL
South Korea and Japan agree to resolve a decades-long impasse over Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II.
6. WHERE RELATIVES OF DROWNED SYRIAN BOY ARE
Mohammed Kurdi, his wife and their five children arrive in Canada as refugees, sponsored by Mohammed’s sister Tima Kurdi.
7. WHY WHOLE FOODS MARKET AGREES TO PAY $500,000 TO NYC
The move is intended to settle allegations the grocery chain overcharged customers for prepackaged foods.
8. FITBIT LIKELY A HOT SELLER FOR CHRISTMAS
The company’s app was the most downloaded on Apple’s app store Christmas Day, a sign that many people couldn’t wait to set up their fitness-tracking devices after unwrapping them.
9. MOTORHEAD FRONTMAN “LEMMY” DEAD
Agent Andrew Goodfriend tells The AP that Ian Kilmister died on Monday in Los Angeles after a brief battle with aggressive cancer.
10. BENGALS, BRONCOS BRACE FOR CHILLY NIGHT IN DENVER
The temperature at kickoff was 16 degrees. The chilliest contest in Denver was 9 degrees on Dec 10, 1972, when the Broncos played San Diego.