From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Comment below with the stories you’re talking about or tweet them to us using #InstantIndex and they could appear on World News.
‘Seriously, It’s Jorge Bergoglio’
The son of a newspaper stand owner in Bueno Aires was shocked when the telephone rang and he heard Pope Francis on the other end. The pontiff was calling to cancel his newspaper subscription. At first, the young man thought it was a prank. “Seriously, it’s Jorge Bergoglio. I’m calling you from Rome,” the new pope said.
It Was 50 Years Ago Today
A little band called the Beatles released its debut album 50 years ago today. The group recorded “Please Please Me” in a 12-hour marathon session at Abbey Road Studios.