Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. 'END OF THE EARTH' REJOICES AT POPE'S SELECTION
"It's a huge gift for all of Latin America. We waited 20 centuries," says Jose Antonio Cruz, a Franciscan friar in Puerto Rico.
2. SURPRISES FROM BERGOGLIO'S BIO
He chose to live in a simple apartment, rather than an opulent church estate. For years, he rode the bus to work. And as a youth, he loved the tango.
3. HOW A CHARITY FOR VETERANS SEEMS TO HAVE SPENT ITS MONEY
Investigators say execs of the Florida organization bought boats, beachfront condos, and Maseratis, Ferraris and Porsches.
4. SYRIAN BLOODLETTING MOUNTS
Though abuses by the Assad regime remain far more widespread, rebels are killing captives and suspected informers with impunity.
5. WHAT MORE WORKING MOMS WANT
Full-time jobs, a survey shows. The finding probably reflects the lackluster economy.
6. BEYOND THE GALAXY
Samsung — a rising Apple competitor — will unveil the successor to its popular smartphone today.
7. THE MAN WHO SECRETLY RECORDED ROMNEY'S '47 PERCENT' COMMENTS
Bartender Scott Prouty tells MSNBC he struggled for weeks before deciding to release the video shot at a private fundraiser.
8. WHY MONARCH BUTTERFLIES ARE DYING OFF
Some experts blame pesticides that kill milkweed, the insects' main food, for the dramatic decline.
9. COMING THIS MONTH: FREE TV
The weeklong experiment by Comcast, the nation's largest cable company, offers viewers a chance to get acquainted with series they might not have followed.
10. LA'S PLAYOFF HOPES TAKE A HIT
The Lakers' Kobe Bryant will be out indefinitely with a badly sprained ankle.
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Treasury Dept. investigating how ISIS gets so many Toyota trucks
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