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An American service member was killed by enemy fire in northern Iraq Tuesday, with Defense Secretary Ash Carter saying that it took place near Irbil. The Pentagon says the service member was killed during a clash with ISIS.

Sent to Iraq on an "advise and assist" mission, the service member died after ISIS fighters broke through Kurdish defensive lines, a Defense official tells NPR's Tom Bowman. The official adds that U.S. air support carried out nearly two dozen strikes by F-15s and drones to counter the attack.

Honey, I shrunk the queso.

Imagine your bright young son or daughter comes to you, high school mortarboard in hand, and says, "Mom, Dad, I'm not going to college next year." What's your reaction?

If you're the Commander in Chief or First Lady, the answer is, reportedly, supportive. Their older daughter, Malia Obama, made headlines this week by announcing that she would put off matriculating at Harvard University until 2017.

It turns out that this decision is becoming more popular at Harvard and around the country.

The Solar Impulse 2 landed in the Phoenix area last night, welcomed by spectators at Goodyear Airport as the plane's pilots continue their quest to be the world's first solar powered airplane to fly around the Earth.

The 745-mile trip took nearly 16 hours — less time than expected, largely due to powerful tailwinds. The plane reached a maximum altitude of 22,000 feet.

From member station KJZZ in Phoenix, Andrew Bernier tells our Newscast unit:

Political attention turns to the Hoosier State on Tuesday night, where both the Indiana Republican and Democratic presidential primary contests could be especially consequential.

Ted Cruz needs a victory over Donald Trump to stop the latter's march to the GOP nomination, but he's trailing in polls. The Democratic contest is closer, with Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton running neck and neck.

There's an important Republican Senate primary to keep an eye on, too. Here are four things we'll be watching on Tuesday night:

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