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'I'm A Great Admirer,' Obama Tells Pope Francis

Thursday, March 27, 2014

One leader whose popularity around the world has been eclipsed by the other met for the first time Thursday when President Obama visited Pope Francis at the Vatican.

Obama, who has seen his approval numbers decline since he took office in 2009, met for about 50 minutes with ...

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Photo: Pothole Tries To Eat Pothole Repair Truck

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

There's just something oddly appropriate about this photo from East Lansing, Mich., after a winter that's been so hard for so many people across the nation.

It seems that "a patching crew who went to fix a pothole on Harrison Road on Monday ended up with a much bigger ...

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Hawaii's Police, Lawmakers Reach Consensus On Prostitution Law

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Honolulu police officials and key legislators in Hawaii now agree that a state law needs to be changed so that undercover police officers will be breaking the law if they have sexual relations with prostitutes.

As we've reported, headlines across the nation and around the Web — such ...

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U.S. And Europe Stand United, 'Russia Stands Alone,' Obama Says

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Saying again that Russia's annexation of Crimea and insertion of military forces there violate international law and the sovereignty of Ukraine, President Obama declared Wednesday that while the U.S. and European union stand united, "Russia stands alone" on the world stage because of its actions.

In remarks at a news ...

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Rob Store, Go To Prison, Serve Time, Repeat?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

A man who spent more than 13 years in jail for robbing a New Jersey shoe store returned to the scene of the crime one day after his release from prison and robbed the business again, police say.

Christopher Miller, 40, was released from South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton, ...

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'Bishop Of Bling' Gets The Boot

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The more than $40 million he allowed to be spent on renovations at his residence and allegations that he lied about some of his other lavish spending have now officially cost the "bishop of bling" his job.

The Vatican announced Wednesday that it has accepted the resignation of ...

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Washington Mudslide: Fewer Missing As Death Toll Stays Put, For Now

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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Weary searchers resumed their dangerous work Wednesday near Oso, Wash., where it's thought at least 25 people — and possibly many more — died when a massive mudslide buried dozens of homes and businesses ...

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More Images, More Possible Debris, But No Sure Sign Of Flight 370

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

This post has been updated with word that the aerial search is over for today.

Images taken on Sunday by a French satellite show 122 "potential objects" in the area of the southern Indian Ocean that searchers are now combing for any sign of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, ...

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Girl Scout Sells Record 18,107 Boxes, Says She Can Move Samoa

Monday, March 24, 2014

Dough-she-does, for sure.

When it comes to selling Thin Mints, Do-si-dos, Tagalongs and other Girl Scout cookies, all sixth-grader Katie Francis of Oklahoma City can seem to say is let me sell Samoa. (Rimshot!)

KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City shares the story of her sweet success:

"Katie ...

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Putin's Out Of The Club For Now: G-8 Is Back To Being The G-7

Monday, March 24, 2014

Russia's 20 years of having a seat at the table when leaders of the world's most powerful industrialized nations meet came to at least a temporary end.

President Obama and his counterparts from six other major nations announced in The Hague that because of Russia's actions in Crimea, ...

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Unidentified Remains To Be In Repository At Sept. 11 Museum

Monday, March 24, 2014

Hoping it will be "a dignified and reverential setting," the soon-to-be-opened National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York City says approximately 8,000 unidentified remains of those who died in the 2001 terrorist attacks in Manhattan are returning "to the sacred ground of the World Trade Center site."

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U.S. Sending More Troops To Hunt For Ugandan Warlord Joseph Kony

Monday, March 24, 2014

The U.S. is sending 150 Air Force special operations personnel to central Africa this week — more than doubling the number of American troops on the ground who are assisting in the search for infamous Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, The Washington Post reports.

Also heading there: at least ...

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March Madness: After The Upsets, Which Team Do You Like Now?

Monday, March 24, 2014

Duke went down the first day, losing to nearly unknown Mercer.

Syracuse was bounced out on Saturday by Dayton — a team that hadn't gone very far in 30 years.

Kansas — the school where the first basketball coach was the game's inventor, James ...

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14 Known To Have Died, But Mudslide's Toll May Go Higher

Monday, March 24, 2014

This post was last updated at 7:52 p.m. ET.

Already sad news from a tiny community north of Seattle turned even more grim on Monday. Officials said that they had found six more bodies, bringing the death toll to 14.

What's most stunning, perhaps, is that officials expect that ...

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Same-Sex Marriages Back On Hold In Michigan

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Saying that it wants "to allow a more reasoned consideration of the motion to stay," the U.S. Appeals Court for the Sixth Circuit on Saturday effectively hit the pause button on same-sex marriages in Michigan.

Friday, as we reported, a federal judge struck down the state's ban on ...

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Pope Includes Victim Among Members Of Commission On Sex Abuse

Saturday, March 22, 2014

The eight members of a new Vatican commission charged with advising the Roman Catholic Church on how to confront and prevent sexual abuse of children by its priests include a prominent victim.

Ireland's Marie Collins was molested by a priest when she was a young girl in the 1960s. In ...

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Latest Leak: NSA Burrowed Into Chinese Telecom Giant's Servers

Saturday, March 22, 2014

The National Security Agency has in recent years "pried its way into the servers" of Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company that the spy agency has long suspected could work with the Chinese military to steal secrets from American firms and the U.S. government, The New York Times reported ...

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Major Ukrainian Air Base In Crimea Handed Over To Russia

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Russia's grip on Crimea was further solidified Saturday when its forces took complete control of a Ukrainian Air Force base in the town of Belbek, NPR's Gregory Warner and Reuters report.

The landing field and other key sections of the air base had been taken over by Russian ...

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Cops Can't Have Sex With Prostitutes, Hawaiian Lawmakers Say

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Headlines across the nation and around the Web — such as the one we posted on Friday that read "In Hawaii, Sex With A Prostitute May Be Legal For Undercover Cops" — have led to promises of quick action:

-- "Hawaii lawmakers to end prostitution exemption,"

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Top Stories: Crisis In Ukraine; Search For Missing Jet

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- More Satellite Images May Show Debris From Missing Jet

-- Buffett's Billion Dollars Are Safe As Upsets Bust Brackets

Other top stories:

-- "Russian troops surround Crimea airbase, issue ultimatum." (Reuters)

-- "Poles See Shades Of 1939 In ...

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