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Should 'New York's Finest' March on Saint Patrick's Day, If Gays Can't?

New York City’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade dates back to 1766, when Irish soldiers serving in the British army organized “a parade of sorts … including fife and drums at dawn.” Today the parade maintains an air of militarism, its ranks swelled by uniformed police officers, as well as firefighters. …

New drugs may transform Down syndrome

Recent breakthroughs could lead to pharmacological treatments for the chromosomal disorder<p>Jenni Laidman<p>February 22, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>People born with Down syndrome have always been considered to be incurably developmentally delayed—until …

Tale Of Two Popes: Francis, Benedict Appear Together In Public

Pope Francis and his predecessor, Benedict XVI, appeared together at a ceremony anointing 19 new cardinals in what The Associated Press described as "an unprecedented blending of papacies past, present and future."<p>In the solemn event, known as a consistory, Francis on Saturday bestowed red hats on …

Russian deputy PM dismisses assault on Pussy Riot

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1054000/1054395_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524651539_c2102a0105c54fbc96a7e544d4ceeb83<p><b>Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Kozak has dismissed an attack on protest group Pussy Riot in Sochi.</b><p>Five members of the punk group and a cameraman …

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Pentagon: American Flags Must Be 100% American

American flags purchased by the Department of Defense must now be 100% produced and sourced in the United States, according to rules that went into …

How Mexican Marines Captured The World's Most Notorious Drug Kingpin

Unscathed and his legend growing, the stocky son of a peasant farmer grabbed a slot on the Forbes' billionaires' list and a folkloric status as the capo who grew too powerful to catch. Then, late last year, authorities started closing on the inner circle of the world's most-wanted drug lord.<p>The son …