Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change. All times in GMT.
Among today's coverage highlights as we see them at 1445:
-- NEPAL-EARTHQUAKE/NEPAL-EARTHQUAKE-THE LATEST (sent; developing)
-- NEPAL EXPATS-CALLING HOME (sent)
-- NEPAL-JOCKEYING FOR POSITION (upcoming)
-- MIGRANTS-MONEY TRAIL (upcoming)
-- CONGRESS-IRAN (sent; developing)
-- COLORADO SHOOTING (sent; developing)
-- SUSPECT DIES-BALTIMORE (upcoming)
-- BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING (sent; developing)
WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT:
-- MICHELLE OBAMA-STATE CHINA (sent; developing)
-- AVENGERS-PAUL BETTANY (upcoming)
CHUNKY TEXT/ALTERNATIVE FORMATS:
-- NEPAL-EARTHQUAKE-THINGS TO KNOW (sent)
NEPAL EARTHQUAKE-PHOTO GALLERY - SENT: 17 photos. UPCOMING: Ongoing coverage on many fronts.
CHILE VOLCANO - Soldiers clear ash from around Chile's Calbuco volcano, while experts fear rain. SENT: 12 photos, 280 words.
EARTHQUAKE coverage including NEPAL RESCUE - Turkish rescue workers pulled a man alive from the rubble of a destroyed building today. (sent; developing)
SUSPECT DIES-BALTIMORE coverage (sent; developing)
Here are details of those stories, plus others we have in the works for today and notable pieces that we sent in the past three hours (all times GMT):
NEPAL-EARTHQUAKE - Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers - Nepal's earthquake-hit capital of Kathmandu was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones and belongings and struggled to provide for their families' needs. The death toll soared past 3,700. SENT: 1,250 words, photos, interactive. TOP VIDEO: - NEPAL MONDAY - More than 3,300 confirmed dead from quake. With NEPAL-EARTHQUAKE-THE LATEST, NEPAL-EARTHQUAKE-THINGS TO KNOW and NEPAL-EARTHQUAKE-SELFIES. UPCOMING: Developing on many fronts.
NEPAL EXPATS-CALLING HOME - Frustrated expats try phones, social apps to connect with loved ones in quake-hit Nepal. SENT: 880 words. With mainbar and other coverage.
NEPAL-JOCKEYING FOR POSITION - Jockeying for good will from Nepal, Beijing and Dehli rush to Kathmandu's aid in wake of quake. UPCOMING: 800 words by 1500, photos.
MIGRANTS-MONEY TRAIL - Migrants desperate to reach Europe have become pawns in a multimillion-dollar trafficking network that stretches from the Sahara to Sweden, subject to harsh living conditions and abuse and essentially held hostage by smugglers until they or their families cough up money to pay for various parts of the journey. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos.
POLAND-RUSSIA-BIKERS - Polish border guards refuse entry for 10 Russian bikers attempting WWII memorial ride. SENT: 550 words, photos.
YEMEN - Saudi-led airstrikes on Monday targeted Shiite rebels across Yemen, killing at least at least five people in the southern port city of Aden and striking a weapons depot in the rebel-held capital, officials and witnesses said. SENT: 300 words.
JAPAN-US-ABE - Japan's prime minister spends his second day of a U.S. visit in Boston. SENT: 130 words, photos. UPCOMING: Developing.
INDONESIA-EXECUTIONS - Australia wants corruption allegations against Indonesian judges investigated before their death sentences against two Australian drug traffickers are carried out, the foreign minister said Monday. SENT: 760 words, photos.
ROMANIA-CIA PRISONS - A former Romanian president has acknowledged approving the CIA's request for a site in Romania, but said he would have refused had he known how it would be used. SENT: 350 words.
IRAN-SAUDI ARABIA - The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Monday accused Saudi Arabia of treachery against the Islamic world and compared the kingdom to Israel, the official IRNA news agency reported. SENT: 350 words.
SKOREA POLITICS - South Korea's president accepted the resignation of her prime minister on Monday over a bribery scandal, officials said. SENT: 220 words.
GREECE-MIGRANTS-SHIPWRECK - Army rescuer in widely used image decorated after Greece shipwreck. SENT: 130 words, photos.
CONGRESS-IRAN - The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear deal with Iran. SENT: 500 words. UPCOMING: Developments possible throughout the day, photos.
MICHELLE OBAMA-STATE CHINA - Blue hue inspired by the waters of Hawaii is a prominent feature of the Obama state china service being unveiled Monday by the White House. SENT: 360 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m., photos.
COLORADO SHOOTING - Opening statements begin Monday in the long-awaited trial of James Holmes, the man who killed 12 people and wounded 70 more at a packed Batman movie premiere. The key to understanding the death penalty trial will be to learn what was going on inside his mind at the time. SENT: 380 words, photos. TOP VIDEO: - US CO THEATER SHOOTING - After legal wrangling, theater shooting trial to start. With COLORADO SHOOTING-THE LATEST.
SUSPECT DIES-BALTIMORE - Thousands including an aide to President Barack Obama are expected at the funeral of a man who died after sustaining serious spinal injuries in the custody of Baltimore police. UPCOMING: developing from 1500 funeral. With SUSPECT DIES-BALTIMORE-THE LATEST.
BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING - Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's life is on the line as his lawyers return to federal court to make their case that he should be spared the death penalty. SENT: 330 words, photos, interactive. UPCOMING: will be updated from 1300 court proceedings.
PEOPLE-KARDASHIAN-TODAY - Kim Kardashian says family supports Bruce Jenner's gender transition; that he's found peace. SENT: 130 words.
PORT LABOR-TRUCKERS - Truckers who ferry goods from the nation's largest port complex in Los Angeles and Long Beach announced that they will strike. SENT: 135 words. UPCOMING: Developing.
FEDERAL RESERVE - For 6? years, the Federal Reserve has held its key interest rate near zero, and for nearly that long the financial world has speculated about when the Fed will start raising rates. Don't expect it soon. UPCOMING: 750 words by noon.
EARNS-APPLE - Apple Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes. By Brandon Bailey. UPCOMING: 130 words after release, will be expanded.
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
AVENGERS-PAUL BETTANY -- When Paul Bettany initially donned a noggin-encasing headpiece to portray the mysterious Vision in "Avengers: Age of Ultron," the 43-year-old actor could barely make out what anyone was saying around him. UPCOMING: 600 words by 1500, photos, video.
AVENGERS-ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE -- "Age of Ultron" cast members discuss their real-world view of artificial intelligence, which is at the core of the "Avengers" sequel opening Friday. UPCOMING: 600 words by 1500, photos, video.
LEBANON-PEOPLE-SELMA HAYEK - Salma Hayek says she hopes The Prophet can inspire younger generations to think out of the box. SENT: 130 words.