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The president announced his return on Twitter when he arrived early today after over two months of hospital treatment in Cuba. By Peter Macdiarmid The president announced his return on Twitter when he arrived early today after over two months of hospital treatment in Cuba. By Peter Macdiarmid
A month after her boyfriend killed himself, 37-year-old Mindy McCready was found dead in her Arkansas home of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. By Brad Barket A month after her boyfriend killed himself, 37-year-old Mindy McCready was found dead in her Arkansas home of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. By Brad Barket
The administration says it will only send its plan to Congress if lawmakers can't reach a bipartisan solution. By Scott Olson The administration says it will only send its plan to Congress if lawmakers can't reach a bipartisan solution. By Scott Olson
Critics called the Defense Secretary nominee a "radical" but said an up-or-down vote should happen this week. By Chip Somodevilla Critics called the Defense Secretary nominee a "radical" but said an up-or-down vote should happen this week. By Chip Somodevilla
The double-amputee cancels all races to concentrate on defending himself against murder charges.


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=SOUTH AFRICA OUT=        (Photo credit should read Antoine de Ras/AFP/Getty Images) By AFP The double-amputee cancels all races to concentrate on defending himself against murder charges. AFP PHOTO/ Antoine de Ras =SOUTH AFRICA OUT= (Photo credit should read Antoine de Ras/AFP/Getty Images) By AFP

   Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

    1. CHAVEZ RETURNS TO VENEZUELA

    The president announced his return on Twitter when he arrived early today after over two months of hospital treatment in Cuba.

    2. TROUBLED COUNTRY SINGER'S SUICIDE

    A month after her boyfriend killed himself, 37-year-old Mindy McCready was found dead in her Arkansas home of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

    3. OBAMA'S IMMIGRATION BACKUP PLAN

    The administration says it will only send its plan to Congress if lawmakers can't reach a bipartisan solution.

    4. CONSTRUCTION WORKERS KIDNAPPED IN NIGERIA

    No one has claimed responsibility for abducting the seven, but the region has been under attack by a radical Islamic sect known as Boko Haram.

    5. GOP OPPONENTS SAY HAGEL WILL GET A VOTE

    Critics called the Defense Secretary nominee a "radical" but said an up-or-down vote should happen this week.

    6. PISTORIUS PUTS AWAY HIS BLADES

    The double-amputee cancels all races to concentrate on defending himself against murder charges.

    7. WHY RUBIO'S WATER BREAK BECAME A BIG DEAL

    AP Politics Editor Liz Sidoti says Americans are obsessed with trivial moments in politics, overshadowing important problems like the economy and gun control.

    8. WHAT MAKER'S MARK WON'T CHANGE AFTER ALL

    The bourbon distiller says public outcry has led it to reverse a decision to cut the alcohol level in its famous whiskey.

    9. HOW CHANGING THE CHANNEL CAN MAKE KIDS BEHAVE

    Researchers say switching from violent shows to educational TV made a difference for more than 500 families.

    10. PATRICK MAKES NASCAR HISTORY

    Her victory in the Daytona 500 pole was the first time a woman secured the top spot for any race in NASCAR's premier circuit.

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