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Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and comedian Sarah Silverman speak during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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

1. CLINTON CONVENTION TRIES TO END DEMOCRATIC DISUNITY

Hillary Clinton’s campaign sought to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders’ supporters, turning to some of the party’s biggest stars to heal divisions on the Democratic convention’s opening night.

2. THE CONVENTION’S COLD WAR TWIST

The release of hacked Democratic party emails inflames the rift between supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders — and gives Donald Trump ammunition. Now, the Clinton and Trump campaigns are fighting over Russia’s role in the release of thousands of internal Democratic National Committee emails.

3. SANDERS TAKES AIM AT TRADE DEAL

Bernie Sanders has put Democrats on notice that he’s concerned that President Barack Obama could try to get a lame-duck Congress to approve the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal after the November elections.

4. JAPAN ENDURES WORST MASS MURDER IN GENERATIONS

At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo.

5. GERMANY-MERKEL’S MIGRANT TROUBLES

Four attacks in a week — three of them carried out by asylum seekers — have left Germany on edge and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policies of welcoming refugees under renewed criticism.

6. WHERE MARISSA MAYER’S TRAIL-BLAZING LED

Mayer may have been a rare woman leader of a big tech company at Yahoo, but did little to meaningfully change the status of women in tech, which will take many years to shift.

Michael Jordan

In this Aug. 21, 2015, file photo, former NBA star and current owner of the Charlotte Hornets, Michael Jordan, smiles at reporters in Chicago. Jordan announced Monday, July 25, 2016, he’s giving $1 million to the Institute for Community-Police Relations and $1 million to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund to help build trust between blacks and law enforcement following several disturbing clashes around the country. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

7. THOUSANDS OF CALIFORNIANS CAN HEAD HOME

Most of the about 20,000 evacuees from a huge wildfire north of Los Angeles will be allowed to return, the U.S. Forest Service says.

8. HOW POLLUTION FROM JET ENGINES ENDANGERS US

Airliners’ exhaust harms human health and adds to climate change, the government determines in the first step toward regulating those emissions.

9. MJ BREAKS HIS SILENCE ON RACE

Michael Jordan, notoriously quiet over the years when it comes to his opinions on politics or social justice issues, has finally spoken out about racial tensions in America, in hopes of easing conflicts between blacks and law enforcement.

10. A PLANE CIRCLED THE WORLD ON A SOLAR POWER

The Solar Impulse 2 plane has landed in Abu Dhabi more than a year after its initial take off, completing the first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun’s energy.

 

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