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Pope Calls On Christians To Abolish Death Penalty

"The commandment 'Thou shalt not kill' has absolute value and concerns both the innocent and the guilty," Pope Francis said Sunday, urging that the death penalty be abolished.<p>Addressing a crowd of the faithful who were gathered in St. Peter's Square on Sunday, Pope Francis said, "All Christians and …

Clinton on trustworthiness: 'I understand voters have questions'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton, coming off a hard-fought victory in the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, acknowledged she has work to do in convincing independent voters and others that she's trustworthy.<p>"I understand that voters have questions -- I'm going to do my very best to answer those …

43 Presidential Busts Are Sitting in a Remote Field at a Virginia Farm

And they need your help!<p>Like something out of an M. Night Shyamalan movie or a perpetually awkward lucid dream, on a privately owned farm in Croaker, …

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Did Tom Wolfe's bold predictions about human nature come true?

Wolfe has had to recant his assertion that brain scanning would have a greater impact on everyday life than the internet<p>Exactly 20 years ago, Tom Wolfe wrote one of the most influential articles in neuroscience. Titled Sorry, But Your Soul Just Died, the 1996 article explores how ideas from brain …

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The Science Of Getting Kids Organized

If you've ever gotten a glimpse inside a high schooler's backpack or locker, you know organization doesn't always come naturally to teens. Being scatterbrained in school can make make it tough to stay focused and do well.<p>That was the case when Lilli Stordeur was about halfway through her freshman …

Inflation will be the biggest economic story in 2016

The year 2016 will be all about inflation.<p>When the Federal Reserve raised interest rates on December 16 it did so with inflation running below its 2% target.<p>The latest "core" personal-consumption-expenditures reading, which excludes the more volatile costs of food and gas and is the Fed's preferred …

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