Jodi Arias addresses the jury on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, during the penalty phase of her murder trial at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix. Arias was convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing and shooting to death of Travis Alexander in his suburban Phoenix home in June 2008. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher, Pool)
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 11:40 pm
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
By The Associated Press
1. A RACE TO FIND SURVIVORS
Rescuers search every damaged home at least once and continue efforts at a devastated elementary school in Oklahoma in the wake of a tornado that measured at the top of the scale.
2. SENATE COMMITTEE PASSES IMMIGRATION BILL
The wide-ranging legislation gives a chance at citizenship to millions living in the U.S. illegally.
3. JODI ARIAS REVERSES COURSE
She begs a jury to let her live, after earlier saying that she preferred the death penalty.
4. AUDITING THE IRS
A key IRS official pledges to invoke the Fifth Amendment when she's called to testify Wednesday before Congress.
5. BREAKTHROUGH IN BENGHAZI PROBE
The U.S. says it has ID'd five suspects in the deadly attack in Libya, though it doesn't yet have enough evidence to try them.
6. APPLE QUESTIONED ABOUT UNTAXED PROFITS
Apple may pay more taxes than any corporation - but it also has more cash overseas than any other in the U.S.
7. WHAT THE NEW XBOX CAN DO
The console seamlessly switches back and forth between watching live TV, listening to music, watching a movie and browsing the Internet.
8. VATICAN TRIES TO EXORCIZE RUMOR
A viral video prompts speculation that Pope Francis performed an exorcism on a man from Mexico. But the Vatican says he simply intended to pray for someone who was suffering.
9. WHO WON `DANCING WITH THE STARS'
Country singer Kellie Pickler edged out Disney Channel star Zendaya and football pro Jacoby Jones.
10. WHERE THE 50TH SUPER BOWL WILL BE PLAYED
The 49ers' new stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., will host the milestone NFL contest in 2016.