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10 things to know for Tuesday

Tuesday - 4/15/2014, 10:12am  ET

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FILE - In this Friday, April 11, 2014, file photo, journalist Glenn Greenwald, left, listens as Laura Poitras speaks during a news conference following the Polk Awards luncheon, in New York. The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday, April 14, 2014, for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance efforts in stories based on thousands of secret documents handed over by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. The reports were published by Barton Gellman of The Post and Greenwald, Poitras and Ewan MacAskill of The Guardian, all of whom shared a George Polk Award for national security reporting. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

1. WHAT OBAMA TOLD PUTIN ABOUT UKRAINE

In a phone call, he advises his Russian counterpart that while a diplomatic solution to the crisis is still possible, Moscow's actions aren't helping.

2. VICTIMS OF 'HATE CRIME' IDENTIFIED

Though the gunman targeted a Jewish community center and retirement complex near Kansas City, none of the three people killed turned out to be Jewish.

3. WHY APRIL 15 ISN'T MUCH OF A DEADLINE

Penalties for filing federal tax returns late apply only to people who owe money - and about three-fourths of filers are due refunds.

4. IN NIGERIA BOMBING, NO CLAIM OF RESPONSIBILITY

But the country's president blames the terrorist network Boko Haram for the blast at a bus station in the capital that killed at least 72 and wounded scores.

5. POLICE: UTAH WOMAN ALLEGEDLY ADMITS KILLING SIX BABIES

Megan Huntsman, 39, tells police she either strangled or suffocated them immediately after they were born. What's not clear is why.

6. SYRIAN TROOPS SWEEP THROUGH REBEL STRONGHOLDS

The collapse of opposition fighters along a key supply route helps strengthen Assad's hand ahead of the country's presidential elections.

7. NSA LEAK STORIES EARN PULITZER FOR WASHINGTON POST, GUARDIAN

The disclosures revealed that the government has systematically collected information about millions of Americans' phone calls and emails.

8. HOW A SNACK MIGHT PREVENT DOMESTIC STRIFE

Low blood sugar can make spouses irritable, researchers say, so a candy bar could stave off fights between husbands and wives.

9. SPACEX LAUNCH DELAYED

A helium leak forces the space station cargo ship to remain Earthbound for now.

10. WHO'S DIVING BACK INTO THE POOL

Michael Phelps, the 22-time Olympic medalist, is coming out of retirement to focus on swimming at a fifth Summer Games in 2016.


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