Girl in foreground stretching, with teammates stretching behind her | Still from "Born to Run", SoCal Connected

New Pope Has Quiet First Day As He Prepares for Church Tumult Ahead

The Catholic world is still reeling after choosing a new leader. But Pope Francis I, the first from Latin America, has a lot of work to do fix the many problems afflicting the church and restore faith around the world. CNN's Erin McLaughlin has the latest from Rome. And Casey Wian asks what the election of Cardinal Bergoglio means for Latin America and for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the largest in the nation.

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"Habemus Papam" - Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J., has been elected Pope Francis (Associated Photo Credit: Catholic Church (England and Wales) /Flickr/Creative Commons License)

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Life In Plastic: California’s Recycling Woes

As California deals with the fallout of a global waste crisis, plastic manufacturers continue to spread misleading information about recycling, while spending big on lobbying efforts to keep their products on the shelves.

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An investigation into once secret files involving hundreds of police departments reveals decades of misconduct among California’s rank and file.

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