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Pope Francis appoints 20 new cardinals

<b>The Pope has appointed 20 new cardinals, boosting the number of men from developing countries in the group that will elect his successor.</b><p>The new cardinals include the first prelates from Myanmar, Tonga and Ethiopia.<p>Fifteen are under 80, making them eligible to vote for the next pope.<p>For the first …

Pope Francis

Ellen Page Thanks Ellen DeGeneres for Coming Out 17 Years Ago

We applauded Ellen Page's decision to come out in a beautiful, emotional speech at the Human Rights Campaign's Time to Thrive Conference back in February. But while we've certainly made incredible progress as a nation in accepting the LGBTQ community, during an interview with Ellen DeGeneres …

Soldiers could have their bones copied and 3D printed in case of injury

Experts say that soldiers could be scanned before deploying and a 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed if they are injured<p>Soldiers could be scanned before they enter the battlefield and a virtual 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed when they get injured, …

Could You Live In the World's Tiniest Home?

In this diminutive London home, the toilet is in the shower and you have to climb on the counter to get to the bed. But hey, it's in a great neighborhood.<p><i>ZOOPLA</i><p>If "cozy" is real estate agent speak for "tiny," then everything about this north London home is unbelievably cozy. Well, except for the …

Witness: Man who killed Chris Kyle said he did it because 'they wouldn't talk to me'

A key prosecution witness told a Texas jury Friday that he overheard a former Marine say he shot Chris Kyle after the "American Sniper" hero ignored him.<p>Kyle and a buddy were gunned down at a rural Texas shooting range. The accused gunman Eddie Ray Routh, 27, claims he was insane at the time of the …

10 decadent chocolate dessert recipes for Valentine's Day from around the USA

Nothing says I love you quite like a homemade chocolate dessert. We asked the editors of Edible magazines across the country for their favorite Valentine’s Day chocolate dessert recipes. From rich, spicy hot chocolate to gluten-free ricotta brownies with cherries, these indulgent treats are sure to …

Dessert

American Tackles Paris Love-Lock Bridge Tradition

PARIS — It has become a ritual for lovers visiting one of the most romantic cities in the world — but the practice of attaching personalized ‘love locks’ to the Pont des Arts over the River Seine is being challenged by an American woman.<p>The practice began about a decade ago. Couples — mostly …

Without naming names, Apple CEO Tim Cook jabs firms selling user data

Why did the CEOs of Google, Facebook and Yahoo decline invitations to attend President Obama's speech at Stanford's cybersecurity conference? Only they know for sure.<p>But they did avoid the embarrassment of sitting in the audience while Apple CEO Tim Cook obliquely lambasted the kind of companies …

Tim Cook

DeMarcus Cousins rips Barkley

DeMarcus Cousins responded to Charles Barkley's criticism of him by saying he simply doesn't care about anything that comes out of the Hall of …