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

1. WHAT TED CRUZ FACES IN MIDWESTERN PRIMARY

It's a high-stakes test for the Texas senator's slumping presidential campaign in Indiana, one of the last opportunities for him to halt Trump's stunning march toward the GOP nomination.

2. GOALS CLEAR, DETAILS SECRET FOR PYONGYANG'S SHOWCASE CONGRESS

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

1. HOW DIVIDED ELECTORATE FEELS ABOUT CANDIDATES

People in the United States seem to share a lack of enthusiasm about their choices for president, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds.

2. BUSINESSES THAT SHARE TRUMP NAME SWEPT UP IN CIRCUS

It's not easy being Trump Tobacco in California, Trump Travel in New York or Trump Memorials in Nebraska — businesses that have no connection to a certain presidential candidate.

1. OBAMA'S PICK FOR THE SUPREME COURT VACANCY TO START COURTESY CALLS WITH SENATORS

Judge Merrick Garland plans to visit Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy as Democrats hope to put unbearable election-year pressure on Republicans refusing to consider any Obama nominee.

2. HOW 'SELF-FUNDING TRUMP' WOULD PAY FOR A GENERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN

The answer could be, in part, the Republican National Committee, which has resources he lacks for a general election.

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

1. MATH AND MOMENTUM POINT TO TRUMP NOMINATION; CLINTON ALSO SURGES

GOP officials grapple with whether to embrace the billionaire businessman or rally behind a longshot alternative.

2. NORTH KOREA'S HIGHEST COURT SENTENCES US TOURIST TO 15 YEARS WITH HARD LABOR

Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia undergraduate, was convicted and sentenced for subversion in a one-hour trial.

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

1. HILLARY CLINTON, DONALD TRUMP EMBOLDENED BY COMMANDING SUPER TUESDAY VICTORIES

Now the leading Democratic and Republican presidential candidates are setting their sights on the general election — and each other.

2. HOW THE ISLAMIC STATE GROUP IS TRYING TO WIDEN ITS FOOTPRINT IN PAKISTAN

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

1. SENATE REPUBLICANS SUPPORT MCCONNELL ON SUPREME COURT OPENING

Democrats looking to reclaim the Senate majority immediately accuse them of putting politics ahead of their constitutional responsibility.

2. RUSSIA DENIES ITS WARPLANES HIT SYRIA HOSPITAL

The Russian president's spokesman says that this is another case of those who make such accusations against Moscow being unable to back up their claims.

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

1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE

North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze all of the South's assets at a jointly run factory park in the North.

2. RANCHERS STANDOFF NEARS CONCLUSION

The FBI surrounds the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in Oregon and the holdouts indicate they will surrender by morning.

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

1. HOW 'AFFLUENZA' TEEN SAID FAREWELL

Eighteen-year-old Ethan Couch had something "akin to a going-away party" before traveling to Mexico with his mother, as authorities in Texas were investigating whether he had violated his probation, the sheriff says.

2. IRAN ACCUSED OF CONDUCTING ROCKET TESTS NEAR WARSHIPS

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 On Wednesday, April 10, Georgia Republican Senator Johnny Isakson will host a dinner for President Obama and 12 Republican Senators.  

It's the second time that the President has broken bread with a group of GOP Senators; he had dinner with a different group a month ago.  

The dinner will take place as Congress tries to reach agreement on a number of difficult issues:  debt reduction, gun control, and immigration (to name just a few)--all the while keeping an eye on new and aggressive moves by North Korea.  

Nuclear Threat Initiative

  In the last few days, the new leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, has made some heated threats against South Korea and the United States, warning that his nation might launch nuclear attacks.  But North Korea put actions behind the words, with a nuclear test and the launch of a long-range ballistic missile.

Denis O'Hayer

On Monday, April 16th, former Georgia Democratic Senator Sam Nunn hosted a policy forum on energy and security at Georgia Tech.  Nunn, a former chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is now the co-chair of the Nuclear Threat Initiative and a Distinguished Professor at Georgia Tech.  WABE’s Denis O’Hayer spent a few minutes with Sen. Nunn, to get his thoughts about the recent failed rocket launch by North Korea; the risks of Iran’s nuclear program; and the ongoing partisan wars in Washington, D.C.

Members of Atlanta’s Korean community Thursday protested a planned long-range rocket launch by North Korea. Thirty or so first-generation South Koreans gathered at Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta and held signs in protest.

North Korean officials have said they will defy international warnings and launch the rocket no later than Monday. 

Travis Kim of the Korean American Association of Greater Atlanta says a launch would be highly provocative. He’d like to see China put more pressure on the North Koreans.