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James Holmes plea rejected: Are prosecutors prepping for death penalty?

James Holmes would have pleaded guilty had he been spared death, but the proposal was rejected by prosecutors – another sign they might be preparing …

Pope's foot-wash a final straw for traditionalists

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has won over many hearts and minds with his simple style and focus on serving the world's poorest, but he has devastated traditionalist Catholics who adored his predecessor, Benedict XVI, for restoring much of the traditional pomp to the papacy.<p>Francis' decision to …

North Korea could inflict significant damage in attack

WASHINGTON – North Korea's massive but poorly trained and equipped military could cause significant damage in the early stages of an attack on its southern neighbor.<p>But any attack would ultimately be repulsed by superior U.S. and South Korean forces, military analysts say.<p>It's unclear how serious …

The 10 Best Islands In The World, According To TripAdvisor (PHOTOS)

TripAdvisor is all about its annual lists: The best beaches, the most romantic hotels, the best hotels, and the best hotels for families being among them.<p>Its newest list examines the islands of the world, and the U.S. in particular. While Florida has five of the 10 best islands in the United …

Seven Things You Should Always Wear On A Plane

Dressing appropriately for air travel means knowing what will keep you comfortable on the plane. And, given the cramped seats and various temperature changes on flights, this isn't always easy. The following seven items, which provide plenty of comfort plus a touch of style, are essential for any …

N Korea 'readies' rockets to strike US bases

North Korea's leader has responded to America's use of nuclear-capable B-2 bombers in joint South Korean military<br>drills with more angry rhetoric, saying his rocket forces are ready to attack US positions.<p>The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) news agency said on Friday that Kim …

What the NRA Doesn't Want You to Know

Why is the National Rifle Association so afraid of the truth? There are many misconceptions about guns and gun violence swirling around in Americans’ minds—and in many cases, this misinformation is no accident. For years the NRA has blocked the truth and actively fought against and prevented …

Vikings Creator Michael Hirst on Game of Thrones Sex, Viking Mullets, and Why Downton “Is Rubbish”

After exploring 16th-century English monarchs with <i>Elizabeth</i> and <i>Elizabeth: The Golden Age</i> (both starring Cate Blanchett in the title role) and the Showtime series <i>The Tudors</i> (which starred Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Henry VIII), British screenwriter Michael Hirst turns his attention to the Dark Ages …

Sunday talk show tip sheet

<b>“Meet the Press” on NBC</b><p>• Sen. <b>Chuck Schumer</b> (D-N.Y.)<p>• Sen. <b>Jeff Flake</b> (R-Ariz.)<p>• Former senior Obama adviser <b>David Axelrod</b><p>• Former Rep. <b>Tom Davis</b> (R-Va.)<p>• National Organization for Marriage President <b>Brian Brown</b><p><b>“This Week” on ABC</b><p>• Cardinal <b>Timothy Dolan,</b> Archbishop of New York<p>• Newark Mayor <b>Cory Booker</b> (D)<p>…