Your daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. CHAVEZ RETURNS TO VENEZUELA
2. TROUBLED COUNTRY SINGER’S SUICIDE
3. OBAMA’S IMMIGRATION BACKUP PLAN
4. CONSTRUCTION WORKERS KIDNAPPED IN NIGERIA
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