Morning headlines: Wednesday, April 27

Updated

Here’s a look at stories we’re following right now. What are you reading this morning?

Sources tell the AP that CIA director Leon Panetta will take over at the Pentagon and Gen. David Petraeus is to be nominated to head the CIA

Tornado hits east Texas; 100 homes damaged

Afghan pilot shoots and kills six NATO troops

House GOP regroups amid Medicare anger

Treasury Secretary Geithner plans for failure to raise the debt ceiling

Japan’s royal couple visited the area hardest hit by the earthquake and tsunami

Gas exports cut after blast rocks Egypt terminal

By now you’ve probably heard about Katie Couric. But in case you haven’t, she’s leaving ‘CBS Evening News’.

And just in case you were considering smuggling meth in your shoes, you may want to think twice.

Morning headlines: Wednesday, April 27

Updated