Good morning: 15+ things to know for Tuesday

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

1. OBAMA TO PUSH IMMIGRATION OVERHAUL: The president will try to drum up support for proposals to give illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship at a speech in Vegas.

2. BOY SCOUTS POISED TO REVOKE NO-GAYS POLICY: Individual Scout units would be able to decide for themselves whether to accept gays as scouts and leaders.

3. SAFETY PROBLEMS AT SITE OF DEADLY BRAZIL FIRE: The nightclub had no fire alarm, no sprinklers, no fire escape — and just one exit.

4. HOW NORTH KOREA COULD CONDUCT A NUCLEAR TEST WITHOUT DETECTION: Satellite images show a mountainside tunnel could be sealed for an underground explosion.

5. TIMBUKTU UNDER MALI'S CONTROL: The fabled desert city was held overnight after the retreat of Islamist extremists who first burned a library of thousands of ancient manuscripts.

6. U.S. PROTESTS AS IRAN PUTS A MONKEY INTO SPACE: The State Department says the mission is "directly relevant" to long-range ballistic missile development.

7. TRANSPLANT SURGERY FOR SOLDIER WHO LOST FOUR LIMBS: Brendan Marrocco will speak later today about his double-arm transplant.

8. WHY THE DUTCH QUEEN IS ABDICATING THE THRONE: Beatrix is ending her reign after 33 years to pass the crown to her eldest son, Willem-Alexander.

9. HOW TO HAVE A FUNERAL FOR A CADAVER: At an Indiana medical school, relatives attend memorials around the flower-covered tables where their loved ones were dissected.

10. FROM KATRINA TO THE SUPER BOWL: New Orleans hosts its first Super Bowl in 11 years and gives football fans a look at its comeback from the 2005 storm that left it in shambles.

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5 THINGS TO KNOW TODAY IN FLORIDA

1. WITNESS ISSUE SLOWS TERROR SUPPORT TRIAL: The defense in the terrorism support trial of an elderly South Florida imam is having trouble getting witnesses to travel from Pakistan to testify. A Miami federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday on whether to allow video depositions to be taken of six witnesses unable to make travel arrangements in time from Pakistan. The judge is already allowing video testimony from five other defense witnesses who refuse to travel from Pakistan.

2. TIGHTROPE WALKER TO WALK 200 FEET ABOVE GROUND: Famed tightrope walker Nik Wallenda will walk on a wire 200 feet over U.S. 41 in Sarasota without a safety harness. The circus performer and six-time Guinness World Record holder is scheduled to perform the stunt Tuesday morning.

3. FLORIDA STUDENTS BREAK READING MARATHON RECORD: Florida's public school students have broken the Million Minute Marathon reading record they set last year. State education officials say 1.5 million students racked up nearly 30.1 million minutes of reading time on Jan. 14. That shattered last year's 23 million minute record by more than seven million minutes.

4. JURY SELECTION SCHEDULED IN CHILD SEX TOURISM CASE: Jury selection is scheduled to begin in Miami federal court for the trial of a Michigan man accused of abusing children in his care in Haiti. Matthew Andrew Carter of Brighton, Mich., has been in custody since his May 2011 arrest.

5. 23 FLORIDA VETERANS TO RECEIVE FRANCE'S HIGHEST HONOR: Twenty-three World War II veterans are being given France's highest honor in a ceremony in Daytona Beach. The veterans will be awarded medals Tuesday at the International Motorsports Center deeming them knights in the National Order of the Legion of Honor for their service liberating France.

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TODAY AND EVERY DAY: Click here for links to recent arrest reports and mug shots in Collier and Lee counties.

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