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The College of Cardinals is set to meet April 18 to begin the process of electing a new pope. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of mourners continue to pass through St. Peter's Basilica to pay their tribute to the late Pope John Paul II (search). Shepard Smith is live from Rome with the latest updates.

Plus, Father John Zuhlsdorf of the Catholic Online Forum weighs in on the upcoming conclave.

Then, the Iraqi parliament picks Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani (search) as the country's new interim president. So, what's ahead for Iraq as they embark on democracy? We'll ask Frank Gaffney, former acting assistant secretary of defense.

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