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John Kerry calls Trump nuclear policy 'absurd'

<b>Hiroshima, Japan (CNN) —</b> U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday assailed GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump -- though not by name -- for raising the prospect that Japan and South Korea could seek their own nuclear weapons during a visit to Hiroshima, Japan, a city that knows the horrors …

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Everything You Need To Know About What Happens Now With The Supreme Court

A guide to everything happening in the wake of Justice Antonin Scalia's unexpected death this past weekend.<p>On Saturday, the legal and political worlds were upended when news came from Texas that Justice Antonin Scalia — the firebrand whose voice controlled the conservative legal movement for …

Obama Administration

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You partly have Eric Schmidt to thank for the new $5 Raspberry Pi

While many of you were supposed to be eating turkey on Thursday, you were instead geeking out over Raspberry PI's newest computer, the Zero: a pint-sized module that costs just $5. But according to a new interview, that $5 computer was originally supposed to cost around $60 -- and you have partly …

Pope Francis says all priests can forgive women who've had abortions

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pope Francis shook up the Catholic world -- again -- on Tuesday by announcing that priests around the world will be authorized to forgive the "sin of abortion" when the church begins a "Year of Mercy" this December.<p>"The forgiveness of God cannot be denied to one who has repented," the Pope …

Pope Francis

Ahead Of Pope's U.S. Visit, Survey Finds Many Catholics Disagree With Church On LGBT Families

One researcher was "struck by the high level of dissent” from church teachings by Catholics. Still, they remain loyal to the church.<p>Just weeks ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States for the World Meeting of Families, a major international Catholic festival that kicks off Sept. 21 in …

Christianity

American Catholics Clash With Church Over 'Sins,' Survey Finds

The Catholic Church teaches that premarital sex, gay marriage, contraception, and divorce are wrong — but a major survey ahead of Pope Francis' trip to the United States finds that much of his American flock does not agree.<p>The new poll by the Pew Research Center reveals that Americans who identify …

Christianity

Federal experts: This El Nino may be historically strong

The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration recorded unusual warmth in the Pacific Ocean in the last three months. El Nino (ehl NEEN'-yoh) is a heating of the equatorial Pacific that changes weather worldwide, mostly affecting the United States in winter.<p>NOAA's Mike Halpert said Thursday the …

Al-Zawihiri Pledges Allegiance To New Taliban Chief

Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has released an audio message pledging loyalty to the new head of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, who was chosen recently to succeed Mullah Omar.<p>"We pledge our allegiance [to the] commander of the faithful, Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansoor, may God protect …

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