Topics and Guests: April 18

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The College of Cardinals (search) is meeting in secret to elect the next pope. At the end of today's conclave, we may or may not see white smoke, one of only several signs that a new pope has been elected. Jamie Colby is live in Rome with a report.

And, a tragic story here at home, David Onstott (search), a registered sex offender in the state of Florida has confessed to killing 13-year-old Sarah Lunde. Onstott had a preliminary hearing in court earlier today. Julie Banderas is live in Tampa with the details.

Plus, a controversial bill in North Carolina that would give illegal immigrants cheaper tuition at state colleges: Is this progressive or unfair? You be the judge as we talk with Colorado Congressman Tom Tancredo, who is the chairman of the House Immigration Reform Caucus.

House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (search) apologizes for the “inartful” way he slammed the courts in the wake of the Terri Schiavo battle. DeLay continues to be at the center of a political storm, we’ll have a fair and balanced debate over his future.

And, an American aid worker is killed by a car bomb over the weekend — find out why people are calling Marla Ruzicka (search), an angel.

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