Tuesday morning briefing: Code talkers and how to be a Scout

Good morning and welcome to the Tuesday briefing.

Code talker

The Chester Nez: World War II Navajo Code Talker presentation is 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library.

Free and open to the public.

Become a Scout

The Mulligan stew dinner and Boy Scout sign-up is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at Oasis State Park — hosted by Boy Scouts of America.

Information: Kimmie Davis, 799-8111.

Kitchen tip

Place a slice of apple in hardened brown sugar to soften it back up.

It’s a fact

“60 Minutes” is the only show on CBS that doesn’t have a theme song.

Today in history

On this day in 1965, In New York City, Malcolm X, an African American nationalist and religious leader, is assassinated by rival Black Muslims while addressing his Organization of Afro-American Unity at the Audubon Ballroom in Washington Heights.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/malcolm-x-assassinated

Weather

Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

Tonight — Mostly clear, with a low around 2