Critics of voter ID laws in the US say the measures are intended to limit who can vote. In Argentina, the government is being criticized for trying to do the opposite. A bill currently being debated would dramatically expand voting rights.
The new Pope, formerly Jorge Mario Bergoglio, was head of the Jesuit Order in Argentina during much of that nation's darkest episode, the so-called Dirty War in the 1970s and early '80s. That has led to some uncomfortable questions there about his role.
Soy farmers in Argentina have been watching the weather. It's been a dry summer and soy crops are important to Argentina's economy. Farmers have to worry about Wall Street speculation also. Julia Kumari Drapkin reports.
Fans of the San Lorenzo professional soccer team in Buenos Aires are ecstatic about the new pope. The former Cardinal Bergoglio is a longtime fan of San Lorenzo. Anchor Marco Werman gets the details from The World's William Troop.