10 Things to know for Tuesday, April 22

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

1. PUBLIC ANGER OVERSHADOWS KOREAN SHIP’S HEROIC CREW
  Some of the ferry’s staff acted bravely to save their passengers, but amid outrage over the disaster they have gone unheralded. SKOREA SHIP SINKING-EMBATTLED CREW

2. BIDEN REASSURES KIEV
The VP is telling Ukraine’s government that Washington stands with it against “humiliating threats.” UKRAINE

3. WEAKENED SYRIAN REBELS MAKING LAST STAND FOR HOMS
Forces loyal to Assad have launched a fierce assault against opposition fighters to take control of Syria’s strategic third city. SYRIA-HOMS LAST STAND

4. WHY JOHN PAUL’S CANONIZATION ISN’T A BIG DEAL IN HIS HOMELAND
The late pope, who will be declared a Catholic saint this Sunday, has long been revered as one in Poland. But his memory is fading from the minds of the country’s secular youth. POLAND-FADING JOHN PAUL

5. WHAT HAPPENED DURING SALT LAKE CITY FEDERAL TRIAL
The new courthouse has state-of-the-art security features. But when a gang member lunged at a witness, pen in hand, it was an old-fashioned bullet that stopped him. FEDERAL COURTHOUSE SHOOTING UTAH

6. OBAMA TO VISIT DISASTER SITE EN ROUTE TO ASIA
The president will survey the damage from the mudslide in Washington state that left at least 41 dead. OBAMA

7. WHO WAITS WITH BAITED BREATH FOR FDA RULING
Smokers of e-cigarettes will find out what rules the Food and Drug Administration will propose as early as this month. FDA-E-CIGARETTES

8. ARMY CULLING OFFICER CORPS
As America’s wars wind down and Pentagon budgets shrink, as many as 3,000 officers are expected to be forced from the service. FORCING SOLDIERS OUT

9. MANCHESTER UNITED FIRES MANAGER
The British soccer club, which has seen its fortunes decline sharply in the past year, sacks David Moyes after only 10 months in the job. SOC-MAN UNITED-MOYES

10. GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ IS EULOGIZED
On a line that stretches for nearly a mile, mourners wait to bid a final farewell to one of the greatest Spanish-language authors of all time. MEXICO-GARCIA MARQUEZ


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