Top 5 On the Go: Tuesday October 13

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It's the evening of Tuesday, October 13 and these are the top stories you need to know right now on AOL.com.

1. Clinton, Sanders clash on guns, economy, foreign policy

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders kept the spotlight as they clashed over gun control, the economy, and foreign policy in the first Democratic presidential debate Tuesday night.


2. California's sweeping new social policies could set trend
California has passed some of the most aggressive new social laws in the U.S. around vaccinations, right-to-die, and equal pay, which some politicians hope will become a trend for their states.

3. Dutch Safety Board: Buk missile downed MH17 in Ukraine
An investigation by the Dutch Safety Board concluded that a Russian-made missile struck down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last year. However, the report did not reveal who launched the missile.

4. Syrian army, allies preparing attack in Aleppo area
Officials said Syria's army and its allies are preparing a major attack on the country's largest city with the help of Russian airstrikes. The planned offensive is likely to cause more tension with its neighbor, Turkey.

5. Islamic State urges jihad against Russians, Americans: audio
ISIS called on Muslims to a launch a "holy war" against Americans and Russians today, in an audio message distributed by Islamic State supporters.

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LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 13: (L-R) Democratic presidential candidates Jim Webb, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley and Lincoln Chafee take the stage for a presidential debate sponsored by CNN and Facebook at Wynn Las Vegas on October 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The five candidates are participating in the party's first presidential debate. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders (L) speaks with Hillary Clinton during the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 13, 2015. Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton will finally square off with top rival Bernie Sanders in the party's first debate of the 2016 campaign as she seeks to prove she is the candidate to beat. AFP PHOTO/ FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Jerry Brown, governor of California, left, shakes hands with Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, right, in San Jose, California, U.S., on Sept. 27, 2015. Modi is touring Silicon Valley this weekend, seeking investments from Fortune 500 companies. Photographer: Jeff Chiu/Pool via loomberg
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