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    Pope Francis waves from his popemobile as he makes his way into central Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, July 22, 2013. The pontiff arrived for a seven-day visit in Brazil, the world's most populous Roman Catholic nation. During his visit, Francis will meet with legions of young Roman Catholics converging on Rio for the church's World Youth Day festival. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

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    FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2012 file photo, Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun holds his elbow after missing a swing during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, in Washington. Braun, a former National League MVP, on Monday, July 22, 2013 was suspended without pay for the rest of the season and admitted he "made mistakes" in violating Major League Baseball's drug policies. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

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    A selection of British daily newspapers on Tuesday July 23, 2013 headlining the news of the birth of a son to Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. It was announced on Monday that Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy. The baby was born at 4:24 p.m. and weighs 8 pounds 6 ounces. The infant will become third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and William. (AP Photo/Tony Hicks)

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. WAITING FOR FIRST LOOK AT NEW PRINCE

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge were to leave a London hospital today with the heir third in line to the British throne.

2. SYRIA, NSA FUNDING BEFORE HOUSE

Tea party conservatives and liberal Democrats considering a defense bill today want to limit aid for U.S. surveillance programs and Syrian rebels.

3. THE FIRST MLB STAR TO FALL IN DRUG PROBE

Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun was suspended for the season while drug investigations continue into Alex Rodriguez and more than a dozen other players.

4. NOSE DIVE ON NYC RUNWAY

Two LaGuardia Airport runways remained closed today after a Southwest Airlines jet’s front landing gear collapsed, injuring 10.

5. WHAT THE POPE TRAVELED IN

Francis abandoned the popemobile for an open-air vehicle that let him interact with Rio’s crowds.

6. FAMILY SAYS MORSI ‘KIDNAPPED’ BY MILITARY

Six people died in the latest protests between supporters and opponents of the ousted Egyptian leader, who has been out of sight for nearly three weeks.

7. KOREA’S ROCKET RACE

The AP’s Foster Klug reports an eight-month standstill at a North Korean site signals Pyongyang is slowing development of long-range rockets.

8. HOW STUDENTS ARE PAYING FOR SCHOOL

A report out today says grants and scholarships are paying most college bills, not parents.

9. PLACING ROYAL BABY BETS

About 50,000 bets were placed before Kate gave birth, with most of the money on George or James for a boy.

10. COP-TURNED-ACTOR DENNIS FARINA DEAD AT 69

The ex-Chicago police officer played a mob boss in “Get Shorty” and a New York detective for years on “Law & Order.”

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