Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. 'AFFLUENZA' TEEN TO RETURN TO US
Ethan Couch, 18, and his mother gave away their location to investigators by using a cellphone to order a Domino's pizza.
2. WHAT CASE IS FAR FROM OVER
Tamir Rice's grief-stricken mother has sued police, the policemen involved in his shooting could still be disciplined and federal investigators are reviewing it.
3. RAMADI GAINS COME AT HIGH COST
The advance of Iraqi forces into the heart of Ramadi in some ways vindicated the U.S.-led coalition's strategy for rolling back extremists — but the same tactics might not work elsewhere.
4. TRUMP EVOKES MONICA LEWINSKY CASE
The Republican front-runner is reviving memories of Bill Clinton's affair with the White House intern and his turbulent interactions with black voters during South Carolina's 2008 primary.
5. WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION DECLARES GUINEA EBOLA FREE
It's the first time there are no known cases anywhere since the virus emerged in Guinea two years ago.
6. ALASKA PILOT CRASHES INTO OFFICE BUILDING
Doug Demarest, 42, was not authorized to fly the Civil Air Patrol Cessna 172 that smashed into a building in downtown Anchorage, killing him and setting a building ablaze.
7. ISLAMIC STATE LEADERS KILLED IN AIRSTRIKES
A U.S. military official in Iraq says several of those killed were linked to the Paris attacks or other plots against the West.
8. WHO IS REVISING ITS RULES OF CONDUCT
Twitter is emphasizing that it prohibits violent threats and abusive behavior by users, as critics are calling for the online service to adopt a harder line against extremists.
9. WHICH FORMER 'GLEE' STAR IS IN TROUBLE WITH THE LAW
Authorities say former "Glee" star Mark Salling has been arrested in Los Angeles for investigation of possessing child pornography.
10. EAGLES FIRE CHIP KELLY WITH ONE GAME LEFT IN HIS THIRD SEASON
Kelly was released Tuesday night just before the end of a disappointing season that began with Super Bowl expectations.