Today's hot list from across the nation and around the world
Apr 29, 2013 at 7:08 AM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. GIVING UP HOPE FOR MORE BANGLADESH SURVIVORS
Hydraulic cranes and heavy equipment were brought in to recover bodies from the collapse that has killed at least 380 people.
2. BOSTON SUSPECTS' MOTHER SAYS SHE'S NO TERRORIST
Zubeidat Tsarnaeva tells the AP she found a deeper spirituality, calling charges against her sons "lies and hypocrisy."
3. SYRIAN PREMIER ESCAPES ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT
State-run TV says Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi was unhurt when a bomb went off near his convoy in an upscale part of Damascus.
4. DETAILS OF MICHAEL JACKSON'S FINAL DAYS TO EMERGE
Opening statements begin today in the trial of the concert promoter accused of ignoring circumstances that led to the superstar's 2009 death.
5. HEARING FOR MISS. MAN IN RICIN CASE
James Everett Dutschke, arrested after charges of sending poisonous letters to the White House were dropped against a rival, was to appear in federal court.
6. WHY EDUCATORS WORRY ABOUT PRESCHOOL
A report out today says states are spending less per child for pre-k programs than they have in a decade.
7. WHO'S BEING TAPPED FOR TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY
Obama plans to nominate Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx, a rising star in the Democratic party.
8. PARISHIONERS STABBED IN CHURCH
Police say a man vaulted over pews and targeted the singers at the Albuquerque Sunday service, stabbing at least four people.
9. WHERE THE TALLEST BUILDING IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE IS
New York's One World Trade Center will top out at 1,776 feet today when the last pieces of its spire are installed.
10. WEDDING BELLS FOR MICHAEL JORDAN
The NBA great had fireworks and performances by Usher at his Florida wedding to ex-model Yvette Prieto.