10 Things to Know for Tuesday

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. President Barack Obama presented his final plan for carbon dioxide reduction targets on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, which would reduce emissions 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. President Barack Obama presented his final plan for carbon dioxide reduction targets on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, which would reduce emissions 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

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

1. US STEPPING UP COMBAT ROLE IN SYRIA

The American military has begun armed drone flights in defense of coalition-backed rebels, with manned missions planned.

2. WHAT OBAMA’S DELEGATING TO HIS SUCCESSOR

Most of the president’s new rules intended to cut power plant emissions would have to be implemented by whoever’s elected in 2016.

3. SENATE BLOCKS GOP DRIVE TO HALT PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDING

The derailed legislation follows secretly recorded videos showing Planned Parenthood officials dispassionately discussing how they sometimes provide researchers with tissue from aborted fetuses.

4. HOW DELTA IS RESPONDING TO DEBATE OVER KILLING OF LION

The Atlanta-based airline says it will no longer ship hunting “trophies” — lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros or buffalo.

5. REPUBLICAN HOPEFULS SQUARE OFF IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

All but three of the party’s 17 major candidates for president take part in a warmup for Thursday’s nationally televised debate.

6. WHO’S LAUNCHING POLITICAL COMEBACK

Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s bid to return to office in Iran could pose a challenge to moderates behind the country’s nuclear deal.

7. BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN LAID TO REST

The only child of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown is buried in a New Jersey cemetery next to her famous mother.

8. SEVERE STORM TOPPLES CIRCUS TENT

The accident at a fairgrounds in northern New Hampshire kills two people and injures numerous others.

9. MORE AMERICANS BUYING CARS THAT SAY ‘LOOK AT ME’

Acuras, Audis and Lincolns drove off dealer lots at a furious pace in July.

10. GWEN STEFANI, HUSBAND SPLITTING UP

The judge on NBC’s “The Voice” and Gavin Rossdale have filed for divorce after almost 13 years of marriage.

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