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Pope's name breaks new ground

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Monday, March 18, 2013

CNN.com: Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina, the new pope, is breaking historic ground by choosing the name Francis.

 

Is son of Ron Paul GOP favorite?

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Monday, March 18, 2013

Salon.com: When Rand Paul was announced as the winner of the Republican presidential straw poll at CPAC over the weekend, there was no chorus of boos from the  conservatives, a far cry from the response when his father won the same event a few years ago.

 

Florida university closes after suicide, bombs found

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Monday, March 18, 2013

Reuters: The University of Central Florida closed its main campus in Orlando on Monday while police investigated an apparent suicide and a number of bombs.

 

North Korea launches missiles into Sea of Japan

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Friday, March 15, 2013

The Atlantic: North Korea has launched several short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan, less than a week after declaring their armistice with South Korea is over.

 

Another Carnival cruise ship in trouble

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Friday, March 15, 2013

CBSnews.com: Carnival Cruise Lines says two more of its ships had mechanical problems Thursday.

 

Republican senator reverses stance on gay marriage

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Friday, March 15, 2013

Reuters: Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman said he reversed his opposition to same-sex marriage after learning in 2011 that his son is gay.

 

Particle confirmed as Higgs boson

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Thursday, March 14, 2013

NBC: A newfound particle was confirmed as a Higgs boson.

 

Capitalism means male baldness research gets more funding than malaria, Bill Gates says

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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Wired: Capitalism means there is more research into male baldness than diseases like malaria, said Bill Gates.

 

Jobless claims hit five-year low

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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Wall Street Journal: A measure of U.S. jobless claims fell to a five-year low.

 

Smartphone use among teens rising rapidly

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Fox: More teenagers are using mobile devices to access the internet instead of traditional computers.

 

George Bush besieged by flash mob in Texas

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

CBSnews.com: Former President George H.W. Bush was honored by a flash mob during a recent visit to the Texas A&M school named for him.

 

Falkland Islanders vote to keep British rule

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Reuters: As Argentina intensifies its sovereignty claim, residents of the Falkland Islands voted almost unanimously to stay under British rule.

 

Black smoke means no new pope

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Wall Street Journal: Black smoke rose from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel, meaning that no decsion has been made on a new pope on the first day.

 
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