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Pope Francis Surprises Homeless Visitors During Vatican Tour

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The pontiff blessed 150 homeless people invited for private tour.

Puerto Rico to Receive World's 2 Largest Cruise Ships in '16

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Puerto Rico to receive world's 2 largest cruise ships next year

Former Senator Chambliss: Cost of Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Was Too High

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Former Senator Chambliss: Cost of Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Was Too High
President Obama should never have agreed to release five Taliban terrorists
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Heavy Rains Cause Flooding in Usually Bone-Dry Chile Desert

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Floods from heavy rain in Chile's usually bone-dry Atacama desert cuts roads, knocks out power

Manhattan Building Collapses

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Manhattan Building Collapses
The mixed occupancy building is near Second Avenue and Seventh Street
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Iranian president pens letter to Obama on nuclear talks

Negotiators are racing to conclude a deal that would limit Iran's nuclear program by the end of the month

Mexican singer Javier Rosas critically injured after shooting

Recent shooting has raised concerns about the violent nature surrounding the grupera music scene, particularly around narcocorridos, ballads that glorify drug cartels. CBS Radio’s Adrienne ... more

Will Germanwings crash lead to more personnel in cockpit?

Aviation safety experts say assertion that co-pilot intentionally caused deadly disaster points to need for more pilots

Airlines introduce two-person cockpit rule after Alps crash

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By Victoria Bryan and Tim Hepher BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Airlines rushed on Thursday to change rules to require a second crew member in the cockpit ... more

Bowe Bergdahl's platoon medic on soldier's desertion charge

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Bowe Bergdahl has been charged with desertion for abandoning his post in Afghanistan in 2009 before ending up as a Taliban prisoner. A medic who ... more

HIV Outbreak Has Indiana Declaring A Public Health Emergency

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HIV Outbreak Has Indiana Declaring A Public Health Emergency
Though Indiana Gov. Mike Pence opposes needle exchanges, he's authorized a needle-exchange program for an Indiana county that's being ravaged by a HIV outbreak tied ... more

Blackhawks Sign D Michael Paliotta

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Blackhawks Sign D Michael Paliotta
Paliotta was the team's third-round pick in 2011.

Salesforce CEO Cancels Company Events In Indiana After Passage of Anti-Gay Law

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Salesforce CEO Cancels Company Events In Indiana After Passage of Anti-Gay Law
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff canceled the company’s events in Indiana after Gov. Mike Pence signed a law on Thursday that could protect business owners who ... more

Amazon Cloud Drive now stores unlimited files for $60 per year

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Amazon thinks it has a way to entice you away from the likes of Dropbox or Google Drive: real, honest-to-goodness unlimited internet storage. It just ... more

Oil Council: Shale Won't Last, Arctic Drilling Needed Now

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Despite low oil prices, recent mishaps, DOE advisory council pushes for Arctic drilling

Antarctic ice shelf thinning "rapidly" in last decade

A new study finds that the rate of loss has grown more than tenfold since the 1990s

Meet Pivot, the amazing app that offers location-based ‘tunnels’ to the past

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What if you could instantly pick up your phone to learn more details about a certain historical landmark or your location and then get visual ... more

Spacewatch: Galileo nears operation

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Meerkat Vs. Periscope: Live-Streaming App Battle & Buzz

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Live-streaming apps having a moment as Twitter launches Periscope on heels of Meerkat buzz

Google's New CFO Gets $70M for Defecting From Morgan Stanley

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Google pays new CFO Ruth Porat $70 million to make the move from Wall Street to Silicon Valley

Former St Louis Cardinal Curt Ford punched and told 'go back to Ferguson'

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Former St Louis Cardinal Curt Ford punched and told 'go back to Ferguson'
Ford also the subject of racist slur during incidentThe former player says ‘I’ve had enough of St Louis’The former St Louis Cardinals player Curt Ford ... more

AFL season 2015: 10 players to look out for this year | Russell Jackson

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AFL season 2015: 10 players to look out for this year | Russell Jackson
From young tyros Angus Brayshaw and Tim Broomhead to veteran Gary Ablett and the regal Nat Fyfe, 10 players who are expected to light up ... more

A-League: what to look out for in round 23 | Paul Connolly

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A-League: what to look out for in round 23 | Paul Connolly
Melbourne City’s push for the finals, Sydney FC and Adelaide in last chance saloons, an exorcism in Perth, and a close encounter expected at AAMI ... more

Chris Paul's wife, Jada, to host prom dress giveaway

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Chris Paul's wife, Jada, to host prom dress giveaway
Chris Paul's wife, Jada, will host the fourth annual Prom Dress Giveaway on Saturday at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles from 11 a.m. to ... more

Jon Lester's arm looks alive in minor league start

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Jon Lester's arm looks alive in minor league start
MESA, Ariz. — Jon Lester threw 54 pitches and topped out at 93 mph in a minor league start Thursday morning.

Best Spring Skiing 2015

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Best Spring Skiing 2015
Best spring skiing options for spring 2015

Colorado Backcountry Skiing

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Colorado Backcountry Skiing

Temperatures soar into 90s as new heat wave hits L.A.

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Temperatures soar into 90s as new heat wave hits L.A.
Temperatures soared into the 90s Thursday as another heat wave hit Southern California.

Two reports: U.N. slams Israel, Amnesty International faults Hamas

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Two reports: U.N. slams Israel, Amnesty International faults Hamas
The Gaza war fought last summer made 2014 the deadliest year for Palestinians since coming under Israeli occupation after the 1967 Mideast War, a United ... more

S.F. deputies trained inmates for fights, bet on them, official says

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S.F. deputies trained inmates for fights, bet on them, official says
San Francisco's public defender released findings Thursday of an investigation that indicates four sheriff's deputies are staging brutal inmate fights at the county jail and ... more

Interactive 'Hello Barbie' could invade child privacy, critics say

published Thu, Mar 19 2015 09:03 GMT
Interactive 'Hello Barbie' could invade child privacy, critics say
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - @Johnfinitum Using technology to make kids’ toys super cool - seems like a happy enough situation, no? Sadly things are ... more
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Study finds Millenials aren't news-less

published Tue, Mar 17 2015 15:16 GMT
Study finds Millenials aren't news-less
Shayne Jacopian for redOrbit.com - @ShayneJacopian According to a study on the information habits of people aged 18-34, the Millennial generation is anything but “news-less". ... more
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VIDEO: Two guys watch Netflix through an 8-bit Nintendo

published Wed, Mar 11 2015 03:22 GMT
VIDEO: Two guys watch Netflix through an 8-bit Nintendo
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck In a world that’s becoming increasingly obsessed with the latest and greatest gizmos and gadgets (see: the Apple Watch), ... more
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9-year-old explains Net Neutrality better than we did

published Tue, Mar 10 2015 06:26 GMT
9-year-old explains Net Neutrality better than we did
Christopher Pilny for redOrbit.com - @NotRealChainsaw Over the past year or so, we've tried to explain Net Neutrality with any number of articles. You can ... more
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Selfie sticks banned from Smithsonian museums

published Mon, Mar 09 2015 07:35 GMT
Selfie sticks banned from Smithsonian museums
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Bad news for museum goers who want to squeeze as many historic artifacts into their selfies as possible: The ... more
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​Is Taylor Swift dating Calvin Harris?

The 25-year-old singer was spotted out with the music producer in Nashville on Wednesday

Ed Sheeran crashes wedding for surprise performance

An Australian radio station helped one couple get their dream wedding, complete with a first dance song from the "Thinking Out Loud" star

Which way will One Direction go without Zayn?

The band and Directioners alike will have to keep moving forward after Zayn Malik's decision to leave the group and "be a normal 22-year-old"

Naomi Watts and Ben Stiller on "While We're Young"

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​A middle-aged married couple befriends a pair of hipster 20-somethings in the new comedy, also starring Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried

Adult-Film Star James Deen Books Mainstream Gig on Showtime's 'Happyish' (Exclusive)

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The prolific pornography performer, who starred in Paul Schrader's 'The Canyons,' will appear as himself on the new comedy.

Ebola not mutating into "supervirus," study finds

Some worried the Ebola virus could become even more contagious and deadly; here's what the science shows

Foster kids put on too many psych drugs, report says

Investigation finds many children are misdiagnosed and over-treated with drugs meant for severe mental illness

Georgia governor to sign bill allowing limited medical marijuana use

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By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - Georgia Republican Governor Nathan Deal will sign legislation legalizing a non-smoking form of medical marijuana for patients with seizure ... more

Widows may have fewer social and financial problems than in the past

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By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) – - A new Swiss study says that widows and widowers still mourn their spouses as much as ever, but ... more

William Petersen joins the cast of 'Manhattan' for Season 2

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William Petersen joins the cast of 'Manhattan' for Season 2
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, March 26 (UPI) -- "CSI" veteran William Petersen has joined the cast of the 1940s-set drama series "Manhattan" for Season 2, WGN ... more