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Vatican fires gay priest on eve of synod

The Vatican on Saturday fired a monsignor who came out as gay on the eve of a big meeting of the world's bishops to discuss church outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families.<p>The Vatican took action after Krzysztof Charamsa, a mid-level official in its doctrine office, came …

Tropical Storm Erika Causes Massive Flooding, Landslides In Caribbean

<b>Updated at 11:05 p.m. ET</b><p>Tropical Storm Erika has caused extensive flooding and landslides on the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, killing at least four people and cutting power and water to many residents.<p>The storm dumped 9 inches of rain on the mountainous island late Wednesday.<p>"The situation …

Weather

Hurricane Katrina, Then and Now

St. Patrick's Day

ESPN - Apps on Google Play

Stream live games, check the latest scores or watch the best highlights with the best brand in sports: ESPN. Pick your favorite teams and leagues to …

Don Henley Hits Back at Robert Plant: 'I Am Never Bored'

Singer says he wishes Led Zeppelin would get back together<p>Don Henley has responded to Robert Plant's comments in <i>Rolling Stone</i> regarding the Eagles' …

Rock Music

Edgar Wright's Ant-Man Departure Could Mean Nothing Or Everything

Admittedly, we know very little about what caused Edgar Wright to step down as director of <i>Ant-Man</i> on Friday, other than the parting was "amicable" …

Edgar Wright

What you need to know about vaporizers

Smoking is bad for you. There! We said it right up front. There's no reasonable line of argument that can lead to any other conclusion: smoking kills lots of people, around 50 percent of its long term users. But with all that said, people <i>love</i> to smoke. Heck, I smoked for many, many years and I …

It's World Turtle Day

Give these reptiles some love.<p>It's World Turtle Day today—an annual celebration created by the group American Tortoise Rescue to generate admiration and conservation mojo for these shell-toting reptiles.<p>Turtles, tortoises, terrapins: Whatever they're called, as a group they date back to the Late …

Could Android customization fall victim to Google Now?

More so than its two largest competitors, Android has had one major trick up its proverbial sleeve: customization.<p>Sure, with Windows Phone 8, you can …

​Never-before-seen meteor shower could light up entire North America over weekend

North America is in for a natural light show overhead, as a meteor shower expected over the weekend could turn into a full-on sky storm, affecting …

VIDEO: Bubba Watson makes insane mini-golf putt backwards

This mini-golf putt from Bubba Watson is better than most.<p><b>More Golf: Leaderboard | Rankings | Schedule | Equipment | FedEx Cup | US Open</b><p>Bubba Watson …

Golf

Shelly Sterling to negotiate sale

Disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has agreed to allow his wife, Shelly, to negotiate a sale of the team, sources with knowledge of …

Plan Announced to Create Developmental Football League

The NFL is usually ahead of the curve when compared to other American sports leagues, but it lags behind in terms of cultivating a minor or developmental league. That may soon be changing.<p>According to Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com, 40-year-old sports attorney Brian Woods intends to launch a new …

Minor League Baseball

Every NFL Team's Nightmare Scenario for 2014

The word "nightmare" has been associated with gentlemen such as Freddy Krueger and Gordon Ramsay, as both are very handy with sharp objects.<p>But if an NFL team is to cut it every season, they need their share of talent, good coaching and a little good fortune.<p>However, it’s only natural that …

NFL

Someone Filed A Bizarre, Typo-Ridden NSFW Lawsuit Against Johnny Manziel For $25 Million

It's almost certainly a joke, but it was filed in a real court.<p>The motion for a restraining order, which was filed in U.S. district court in Florida, is full of typos and absurd allegations. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, it was filed under an alias and the address listed on the suit is …

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Downtown Sydney Transformed by Light for ‘Vivid Sydney’ | Colossal

<p>Starting tonight through June 9th, the city of Sydney is hosting an annual exhibition of light and music called Vivid Sydney. Dozens of light …

Iconic World Cup Posters

Designer Nick Barclay, based in Australia, did a series of print posters of the World Cup’s best moments. Very graphic and minimalist, the posters …

Bauhaus Masters' Houses Restored, Now Open to Public

The Bauhaus school of design has made an indelible mark on the world of architecture, one that is still felt almost seventy years after its closing. …

Architecture

Will Ferrell and the Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith Have an Epic Drum-Off - PAPER

Will Ferrell and his doppelganger, Chad Smith from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, had an epic drum-off on the Tonight Show last night with a special surprise ending. [Uproxx]<p>Maggie the dog gets sold down the river by her friends. [Gawker]<p>You're never alone if you have your farts. [TheClearlyDope]<p>A …

Lion, Tiger, and Bear Are Best Friends Forever

Thirteen years ago, a lion, tiger, and bear were rescued from the basement of an Atlanta drug dealer's home. Now living in Noah's Ark Animal …

Animals

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Chili Peppers Surprise Will Ferrell, Chad Smith Drum-Off on 'Fallon'

Band performs cowbell classic "(Don't Fear) the Reaper" for first late-night performance in eight years<p>Last week, Will Ferrell told <i>Rolling Stone</i> that …

Chili Peppers

These parodies reimagine classic album art with iconic characters - News - Alternative Press

RIPT Apparel are selling a series of prints that parody classic album covers with all sorts of super heroes and cartoon characters. Albums are …

Why did Richard Strauss write music for a Nazi war criminal?

This Sunday evening, the baritone Laurent Naouri will perform a lost work "written" seven decades ago by the composer Richard Strauss, in honour of a man convicted by the Nuremberg tribunal as a mass murderer and known as the "Butcher of Poland". The performance is the unlikely product of a writing …

20 of the very best Beatles covers

Last week , we asked you to send us your suggestions for the best (and worst) Beatles covers after Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips performed Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds at the Billboard Music Awards. You responded in your hundreds, so here we've put together the best of the best. Unfortunately, …

Dave Grohl Says Foo Fighters Album Has 'Stadium Anthems That Startle'

Singer also reveals more details about upcoming documentary in new interview<p>With 2011's <i>Wasting Light</i> becoming Foo Fighters' first Number One album, …