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Nun from El Salvador who gave birth to baby Francesco: 'He is a gift from God'

Sister Roxana Rodriguez, who gave birth to a baby boy and named him after the Pope, said she feels more like a mother than a nun<p>A nun from <b>El Salvador</b> who gave birth to a baby boy in <b>Italy</b>has described him as "a gift of god" and pledged to take care of him as she faces expulsion from the …

Kids get uneven tonsil care, study finds

Getting your tonsils out: It’s a rite of passage for hundreds of thousands of U.S. kids every year.<p>Yet a study released Monday shows hospitals vary greatly in just how they handle this common procedure. And kids fare differently depending on which hospital they go to. At the best hospitals, just …

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New species of toad discovered in Amazon rainforest

Dead-leaf toad uses poison to protect itself and lives in the Peruvian Andes, reports Mongabay.com<p>Scientists have described a previously unknown species of dead-leaf toad in the Peruvian Andes.<p>The species, which is a master of camouflage, is named <i>Rhinella yunga</i> after the Yungas, the montane forest …

Judge sets date for Jodi Arias penalty phase retrial

Jodi Arias — convicted in a spellbinding five-month trial last year of brutally stabbing and shooting her boyfriend — in March will face a retrial on the penalty phase in her case, an Arizona judge announced Monday.<p>A Maricopa County jury found the 33-year-old guilty in the 2008 murder of Travis …

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North Korea: Kim family's former sushi chef says uncle was executed over 'pleasure brigade'

Kenji Fujimoto, who used to make food for Kim Jong-Il, says Jang Song Thaek was tasked with procuring young women for late dictator<p>Kim Jong Un’s uncle may have been executed for his taste in young women and role in maintaining a “pleasure brigade” for Kim Jong Il, a former chef for the North Korean …

Florida Is Trying to Fix a Hole in Its 'Stand Your Ground' Law

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Florida law that dominated headlines before, during and after the George Zimmerman trial could …

Illinois authorities overwhelmed by concealed carry applications

More than 1,000 requests for concealed carry gun permits are pouring in each day in the nation's last state to allow the practice, sparking concerns among Illinois law enforcement officials that they might fall behind on weeding out applicants with a history of violence.<p>The Cook County Sheriff's …

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Topless photos atop Empire State Building spark lawsuit

<b>The owners of New York's Empire State Building have sued a photographer who shot images of a topless woman on the skyscraper's observation deck.</b><p>They say Allen Henson's actions in August were "inappropriate" at a family tourist attraction and that he lacked permission to hold a photoshoot there.<p>The …

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Poisoned: why West Virginia's water crisis is everyone's problem

When 35-year-old Jason Eldridge arrived home last Thursday from his job as a systems administrator with a healthcare company in Charleston, West Virginia, he acted no differently than he normally would: he made dinner (that night, it was tacos) for his wife, his two-year-old daughter, and himself. …

Breaking Bad Comes True: Blue Meth On Rise in New Mexico

Federal investigators in New Mexico said Tuesday that blue-tinted meth inspired by the hit TV show <i>Breaking Bad</i> is on the rise in New Mexico, where …

Is It the Beginning of the End for West African Lions?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>West African lions, the lean, majestic creatures that used to roam the region, have dwindled down to …

Senate blocks jobless aid

The Senate blocked two separate proposals to revive emergency unemployment benefits that expired in December, all but killing the prospects of reviving jobless aid for now.<p>The chamber voted 52-48 to reject a bill that would have extended benefits through November and pay for it by extending the …

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