Monday, November 16
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. FRANCE IDENTIFIES PARIS ATTACKS MASTERMIND
Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who fought with the Islamic State group in Syria, was chief architect of the violence that killed 129 people, French anti-terror intelligence officials say.
2. WHO REJECTS CALLS FOR SHIFT IN US STRATEGY AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE
President Barack Obama says Republicans who want to send large numbers of ground troops into Syria to fight the terror group fail to understand the potentially grave consequences.
3. OBAMA HEADS TO ASIA TO HIGHLIGHT LONG-SOUGHT PROGRESS
The president intends to extol the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, but the aftermath of the Paris attacks could cast a pall over his good-news tour.
4. FOR-PROFIT TRADE SCHOOL AGREES TO PAY $95.5M FINE
The Justice Dept. says Education Management Corp. illegally paid recruiters and exaggerated the career-placement abilities of its schools.
5. WHY UTAH JUDGE FACES IMPEACHMENT CALLS
Judge Scott Johansen had ordered a baby girl taken away from her lesbian foster mothers and placed in a heterosexual home. He later reversed the decision.
6. WHAT TRANSFORMS FIREFIGHTER'S BURNED VISAGE FROM 'ONE HUGE SCAR'
Patrick Hardison, badly disfigured in a 2001 blaze, receives the most extensive face transplant ever.
7. MINN. MAYOR SEEKS JUSTICE DEPT. PROBE OF POLICE SHOOTING OF BLACK MAN
Witnesses say the man was handcuffed at the time he was shot and severely injured.
8. MEDAL OF FREEDOM HONOREES INCLUDE WILLIE MAYS, YOGI BERRA
Barbra Streisand, Steven Spielberg, Sen. Barbara Milkulski and NASA mathematician Katherine G. Johnson are among the other recipients.
9. CHARLIE SHEEN PLANS 'REVEALING ANNOUNCEMENT' ON NBC'S 'TODAY'
The network won't say what the former "Two and a Half Men" actor plans to divulge on Tuesday morning.
10. AILING PEYTON MANNING WON'T PLAY AGAINST BEARS
The Denver quarterback is nursing an aching foot, sore ribcage and a painful throwing shoulder.