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Pope Francis accepted a replica of the Liberty Bell from Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter as Archbishop Charles J. Chaput looked on during the pope's general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in March.
A sign in Spanish posted on a wall at the Argentine Economy Ministry reads: "Together we will fight against the loan shark vultures," referring to an unresolved dispute over $1.5 billion in unpaid debts.
The Lifetime TV network says it dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found at the facility and the co-owners were charged with corpse abuse.
In this Tuesday, July 22, 2014, file photo, Israeli police officers secure a destroyed house that was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza, in Yahud, a Tel Aviv suburb near the airport, central Israel.
Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.
The electronic cigarette. Safer than the real thing? A way to quit smoking or a gateway to tobacco use? Electronic cigarette use is skyrocketing, revenue has reached the billions of dollars, legislators are talking about - and enacting - regulations, and more and more research is published every month.
Visitors are seen gazing at a Jean-Michel Basquiat painting at London's Christie auction house in June of 2013.
A New York woman has been charged in the slaying of a mother of four whose partially dismembered body was discovered on Long Island earlier this month.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan raised its outlook for the year Thursday as it reported a second-quarter profit of $472 million.
PanARMENIAN.Net - Two Finnish aid workers were shot dead Thursday, July 24 in the western Afghan city of Herat, officials said, according to the Associated Press.
Will CBS Keep Colbert's 'Late Show' in New York? Now We Know the Answer -- and the $16 Million Reasons Why CBS made its eagerly anticipated announcement today about whether it will keep its "Late Show" in New York when Stephen Colbert takes over for David Letterman next year, and the answer, the Associated Press reports, is yes.
The Loch Ness Monster, tartan-clad bagpipers and giant pieces of shortbread took the place of footballers on the Celtic Park pitch as the Commonwealth Games began with a celebration of... NEW YORK, N.Y. - In a story July 22 about the death of author Thomas Berger, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the main character in his novel ... (more)
Actor Eric Stonestreet predicts that one day, it's not going to take an act of courage for an openly gay person to play in the NFL.
In a place as strange and wonderful as the Internet, it can be tough even for web-native publications to get all the facts straight , but old media seems to have a special talent for fucking them completely sideways .
Large swaths of south and central Saskatchewan could see severe weather, including tornadoes, later Wednesday and into Thursday, says Environment Canada.
Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it called "a pattern of unconstitutional policing" that included excessive use... Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it ... (more)
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