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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Illinois town in Trump territory backs detained…

A southern Illinois community that solidly backed President Donald Trump is rallying behind a Mexican restaurant manager who doesn't have legal permission to live in the U.S. and has been detained

Is hatred on the rise in the US?

More vandalism at Jewish cemeteries; Charles Krauthammer weighs in on 'The O'Reilly Factor'

Kansas shooting suspect appears in court

The FBI is investigating after Adam Purinton allegedly shot three people, killing one, in an Olathe, Kansas, bar. CNN's Ryan Young has the details.

Justice Department Flips Stance In 6-Year Voter…

The department will no longer argue there was intent to discriminate behind a 2011 Texas voter ID law.

1 dead, 5 injured after plane hits houses in California

One person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed into two homes in Riverside Monday evening shortly after taking off from a nearby airport, leaving fiery wreckage that nearly destroyed one of the homes, officials said

California dam spillway water shut off to clear…

California water authorities have stopped the flow of water down the Oroville Dam's crippled spillway, allowing workers to start clearing out massive debris that's blocking a hydroelectric plant from working

Arkansas governor sets execution dates for 8…

Arkansas' governor has set execution dates for eight inmates over a 10-day period in April, even though the state lacks one of three drugs needed to put the men to death

Worldwide UFO sightings hit all-time high

According to data from the National UFO Reporting Center, UFO sightings around the world have reached an all-time high. Statistics show individuals in the US are more likely to witness a UFO

Jewish Community Centers Receive Another Wave Of…

Several Jewish schools also received phoned-in threats Monday.

The Latest: 1 dead, 5 hurt as plane hits homes in California

Authorities say at least one person is dead and five are injured after a small plane crashed into two homes and sparked a huge fire in Southern California

Editor who pushed for justice in civil rights…

Mississippi editor Stanley Dearman, who pushed for justice in the murders of three civil rights workers, died on Saturday in Florida

Arizona leader kills protest bill after…

The speaker of the Arizona House says he won't hear a bill that makes participating in or helping organize a protest that turns into a riot an offense that could lead to criminal racketeering charges

Jewish centers across several states evacuated

New round of anti-Semitic threats received

George W. Bush Praises The Media As…

During an interview on the "Today" show, Bush said he supports the media because it holds the government accountable.

Fire captain says 1 dead, 5 injured after small plane crashes into 2 houses in Southern California

Fire captain says 1 dead, 5 injured after small plane crashes into 2 houses in Southern California

Utah bill loosens who sees booze poured but keeps…

In heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker wants to allow restaurants to stop using walls or backrooms that block customers from seeing alcoholic drinks being made

The Latest: Sessions condemns threats at Jewish…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has called vandalism at Jewish cemeteries and bomb threats at Jewish institutions unacceptable behavior and promised the Justice Department will "do what it can to assist in prosecuting anybody" proven to have participated

Storm chasers pay homage to late ‘Twister’ star…

Members of the weather community celebrated the late Bill Paxton for his starring role in ‘Twister,’ by spelling out his initials on radar by using GPS coordinates. Paxton died from complications from surgery. He was 61

Gun club: Trump was the cherry on top

In one year, the National African-American Gun Association's membership has gone from 9,000 to 18,000. There are several reasons, CNN's Ryan Young reports.

French Historian Says He Was Detained By US…

The incident had to do with Henry Rousso's legal right to get paid to lecture without a valid work visa.

Judge blocks California law protecting officials' privacy

A judge has ruled that supporters of gun owners' rights are free to publish the home addresses and telephone numbers of California state lawmakers who voted for firearms restrictions

Aug. 1 trial for woman accused of killing social…

A Vermont woman charged with shooting and killing three relatives and a social worker in 2015 is scheduled to go on trial nearly two years after the crimes took place

Study finds peculiar tie between warm climate…

Global warming could mean that mountain snow melts at a slower pace _ a peculiar finding that might be bad news for the West and other regions that depend on snow for water

Alarming report: National shortage of volunteer…

Reaction from Kevin Quinn, chairman of the National Volunteer Fire Council, and Tim Brown, former New York City firefighter

New Polls Show Protesters Aren't Alone In Support…

On Thursday, Mike Pence said the American people know Obamacare has failed, but people have been rallying in its defense across the country.