Trainers check on Louisville guard Kevin Ware (5) after Ware injured his lower right leg during the first half of the Midwest Regional final against Duke in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 31, 2013, in Indianapolis. Ware left the court on a stretcher. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. TEXAS DA'S DEATH PUTS PROSECUTORS ON ALERT
Law enforcement is beefing up security for Texas district attorneys after Mike McLelland and his wife were shot to death Saturday.
2. WHERE MEXICAN CARTELS ARE CROSSING BORDERS
An AP review finds the drug syndicates are deploying its most trusted agents to at least nine non-border U.S. states, often in middle-class suburbs.
3. NORTH KOREA PARLIAMENT MEETS AMID NUCLEAR TENSIONS
The Supreme People's Assembly met after a warning from the ruling party that nuclear weapons are "the nation's life."
4. GANG OF EIGHT GO THROUGH FINE PRINT ON IMMIGRATION
Lawmakers are hashing out details of the bipartisan plan after big business and labor settle on a deal that would allow tens of thousands low-skilled workers into the country.
5. GRUESOME INJURY LEAVES TEAMMATES IN TEARS
Louisville guard Kevin Ware's badly broken leg during a tournament game against Duke stunned millions watching while players and coach Rick Pitino wept.
6. CRUCIAL DECISION ON COLORADO SHOOTING SUSPECT
Prosecutors will say at a hearing today whether they will seek the death penalty against James Holmes in the movie theater rampage that killed 12.
7. 3 DEAD IN MASSIVE MOUNTAIN PILEUP
Nearly 100 vehicles crashed along a foggy interstate near the Virginia-North Carolina border in 17 separate crashes.
8. DRUG MAKER LOSES PATENT BATTLE OVER CANCER MEDICINE
India's highest court rejected Novartis AG's bid in a decision activists say ensures the poor will have access to cheap versions of lifesaving medicines.
9. HOW SHAKESPEARE DODGED TAXES
Researchers say the playwright sold grain at inflated prices to his neighbors, was pursued for tax evasion and prosecuted for hoarding grain during a shortage in 1598.
10. WHO'S IN THE FINAL FOUR
No. 1 seed Louisville, defeating Duke 85-63 after Ware's halftime injury. Michigan, Syracuse and Wichita State also punch their tickets.
A Filipino penitent shouts as his hands and feet are nailed to the cross during Good Friday rituals on March 29, 2013 at Cutud, Pampanga province, northern Philippines. Several Filipino devotees had themselves nailed to crosses Friday to remember Jesus Christ's suffering and death, an annual rite rejected by church leaders in this predominantly Roman Catholic country. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
1. THEIR OWN CALVARY
Devotees in the Philippines reenact the crucifixion of Christ to mark Good Friday, a celebration that mixes Catholic devotion and Filipino folk beliefs.
2. WHAT'S REALLY BEHIND NORTH KOREA'S SABER-RATTLING
Kim orders his troops to "settle accounts with the U.S." but he doesn't really want war -he wants an official peace, and the security that would come with it.
3. WHY NON-LETHAL CIVILIAN DRONES ARE STRUGGLING TO TAKE OFF
Makers of civilian unmanned aircraft say their practical applications are hindered by fears that the technology can be abused and delays in government-issued safety standards.
4. "OUR HOMELAND HAS EXPERIENCED WORSE"
Cyprus is preparing to draw on the resilience it practiced after the 1974 invasion and division of the island as it tries to envision an economic reboot.
5. VIETNAM REMEMBERED, 40 YEARS AFTER
U.S. combat troops' departure from Vietnam 40 years ago left soldiers on both sides, as well as anti-war protesters, with a mixture of pride, disappointment and optimism.
6. NEWTOWN SHOOTER HAD ARSENAL IN HIS HOME
Newly released search warrants carried out at Lanza's home reveal a stockpile of weapons and ammunition, but shed little light on what drove him to massacre 26 people inside a school.
7. ORAL SURGEON ACCUSED OF HAVING UNSANITARY INSTRUMENTS
Health officials in Tulsa, Okla., are urging 7,000 patients of Dr. W. Scott Harrington to be tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV after inspectors found unsafe practices that could spread disease at his dental offices.
8. SHOTGUN GIVEAWAY
Gun proponents in Tucson, Ariz., are giving free shotguns and firearms training to residents in crime-ridden neighborhoods, but violence prevention experts say that it's unlikely to reduce crime rates.
9. THE COMEBACK PUP
A harbor seal pup comes back from a brutal attack, infection and amputation of a crucial flipper thanks to animal rescuers at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.
10. STILL BEASTS OF THE EAST
With Syracuse and Marquette both victors in the East Regional semifinals, the Big East will definitely have a Final Four team - just as it has the last three or four decades.
FILE - This undated publicity photo from Disney/Bruckheimer Films, shows actors, Johnny Depp, left, as Tonto, a spirit warrior on a personal quest, who joins forces in a fight for justice with Armie Hammer, as John Reid, a lawman who has become a masked avenger, The Lone Ranger, from the movie, "The Lone Ranger." The film opens nationwide on July 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Disney/Bruckheimer Films, Peter Mountain, File)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times EDT):
1. PRAYERS URGED FOR MANDELA
The anti-apartheid leader who became South Africa's first black president has had a recurrence of a lung infection.
2. BANKS IN CYPRUS REOPEN
Cypriot banks are open for the first time since March 16, with customers now able to access their accounts - with restrictions.
3. THIS POPE IS NOT LIKE THE OTHERS
Francis' belief that a pontiff's job is to serve the lowliest will be demonstrated on Holy Thursday when he washes the feet of young inmates.
4. WHY GUN CONTROL IS NO EASY FIX
Gun control supporters are struggling to win over moderate Democrats in their drive to push expanded background checks for firearms purchasers through the Senate next month.
5. GAY MARRIAGE REMAINS A POLARIZING ISSUE
AP's David Crary says that however the Supreme Court rules on same-sex marriage, the issue seems certain to divide states and people for years to come.
6. "BLADE RUNNER" WANTS TO MAKE A LIVING
Lawyers for Pistorius appeal against some of his bail restrictions, saying the Olympian accused of murder might need to return to the track to earn money.
7. A CAUTIONARY TALE FOR THE U.S.
Germany's experience with "guest workers," namely 3 million immigrants from Turkey, offers lessons for America as it debates immigration reform.
8. GOP AIMS TO GET MORE TECH SAVY
Republicans are moving aggressively to repair their technological shortcomings from the 2012 election, opening a new tech race to counter a glaring weakness against Obama.
9. "HI-HO, SILVER! AWAY!"
"The Lone Ranger" co-star Johnny Depp will take part in a live Q&A with fans in Las Vegas next month, an event that will be streamed online.
10. BULLISH END TO NBA STREAK
Chicago beats Miami 101-97, snapping the Heat's 27-game winning streak and leaving them six short of the league record set by the 1971-72 Lakers.