10 Things to Know for Tuesday

By The Associated Press
The banks of river Seine are flooded in Paris, France, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Floodwaters have reached a peak in Paris and are now threatening towns downstream along the rain-engorged Seine River. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) -
FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe pauses during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is leaving his position ahead of a previously planned retirement this spring. Two people familiar with the decision described it to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday. The move is effective Monday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) -
Foam Chief Wahoos line the shelf at the Cleveland Indians team shop, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, in Cleveland. Divisive and hotly debated, the Chief Wahoo logo is being removed from the Cleveland Indians' uniform next year. The polarizing mascot is coming off the team's jersey sleeves and caps starting in the 2019 season. The Club will still sell merchandise featuring the mascot in Northeast Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) -

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

1. HOW THE UNION IS FARING

As Trump tees up his big State of the Union speech, the stock market is soaring, the number of people with health insurance is holding steady and more U.S. troops are stationed in war zones.

2. RUSSIA PROBE TAKES NEW TWIST

Republicans on the House intelligence committee vote to release a classified memo that purports to show improper use of surveillance by the FBI and the Justice Department.

3. FBI DEPUTY DIRECTOR STEPS DOWN

Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of aggressive criticism by Trump, is quitting ahead of his planned retirement this spring after 22 years with the agency.

4. WHAT’S EXPECTED TO CREATE THOUSANDS OF JOBS

Exxon, citing at least partly the GOP tax cut, says it will invest more than $50 billion over the next five years to expand its business in the U.S.

5. GOOD HEAVENS! A LUNAR TRIFECTA

A super moon. A blue moon. A lunar eclipse. This celestial occurrence Wednesday is the first of its kind in 35 years and will not occur again until 2037.

6. ‘UNPRECEDENTED PRESERVATION’

Chile is creating vast national parks using lands donated by a U.S. conservation organization tied to a founder of the North Face outdoor wear company.

7. SURGING RIVER ENDANGERING FRENCH TOWNS

Floodwaters reach a peak in Paris and are now threatening towns downstream along the rain-engorged Seine River.

8. TORONTO POLICE INVESTIGATE POSSIBLE SERIAL KILLER

Authorities hunt through backyard gardens and planters across the city for possible victims of a landscaper accused of murdering at least five people and suspected of killing more.

9. WHY #GRAMMYSSOMALE IS TRENDING

At the annual music show, only two female winners were shown on TV accepting awards.

10. CLEVELAND INDIANS DROPPING CHIEF WAHOO LOGO

The decision follows decades of complaints that the grinning, big-toothed caricature is racist.

The banks of river Seine are flooded in Paris, France, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Floodwaters have reached a peak in Paris and are now threatening towns downstream along the rain-engorged Seine River. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_119700087-58c8006f1ede41a197e0ede615eaf546.jpgThe banks of river Seine are flooded in Paris, France, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Floodwaters have reached a peak in Paris and are now threatening towns downstream along the rain-engorged Seine River. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

FILE – In this June 7, 2017 file photo, then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe pauses during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is leaving his position ahead of a previously planned retirement this spring. Two people familiar with the decision described it to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday. The move is effective Monday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_119700087-e4bf32eb53dd4f558c18bf342b82ab75.jpgFILE – In this June 7, 2017 file photo, then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe pauses during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is leaving his position ahead of a previously planned retirement this spring. Two people familiar with the decision described it to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday. The move is effective Monday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Foam Chief Wahoos line the shelf at the Cleveland Indians team shop, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, in Cleveland. Divisive and hotly debated, the Chief Wahoo logo is being removed from the Cleveland Indians’ uniform next year. The polarizing mascot is coming off the team’s jersey sleeves and caps starting in the 2019 season. The Club will still sell merchandise featuring the mascot in Northeast Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_119700087-862578070ec5400c8334bac59226c596.jpgFoam Chief Wahoos line the shelf at the Cleveland Indians team shop, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, in Cleveland. Divisive and hotly debated, the Chief Wahoo logo is being removed from the Cleveland Indians’ uniform next year. The polarizing mascot is coming off the team’s jersey sleeves and caps starting in the 2019 season. The Club will still sell merchandise featuring the mascot in Northeast Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

By The Associated Press